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New Research Clongen Lab: Herb Terminalia Chebula

Postby Claudia » Fri 18 Sep 2009 16:48

From Two Frogs Healing Center:

Chronic Lyme Disease Research

Developing effective treatments for people with chronic Lyme disease
By Greg Lee Co-founder of the Two Frogs Healing Center


Why is chronic Lyme disease so difficult to eliminate from the body?

In collaboration with Clongen Laboratory http://www.clongen.com/, we are performing ground-breaking research on healing chronic Lyme disease. There are three main challenges that we are researching effective treatments and herbal remedies for:

1) Lyme biofilm: Lyme has been shown by Dr. Alan Macdonald to create a protective shield called a biofilm. The protects the bacteria from medicines that would kill it.

2) Lyme disease is difficult to kill in the brain due to the blood-brain barrier which stops most antibiotics.

3) Lyme disease can hide in the joints where there is a limited blood supply. It is very difficult to deliver anti-Lyme medications into these areas.

In order to address the biofilm challenge, we are researching an herb called Terminalia Chebula to determine it's anti-Lyme properties. We are also investigating it's ability to cut through the Lyme biofilm. Research shows this herb to be effective at cutting through the pseudonomas biofilm and killing the bacteria in laboratory experiments.

We are researching herbs that have properties for healing joint problems. They will be applied to cultured Lyme bacteria to determine their ability to kill this pathogen. They will also be combined with other anti-Lyme herbs to determine their effectiveness. These herbs will be prescribed to people with joint problems as a result of their Lyme infection.

We are also researching herbs that have demonstrated an ability to heal neurological problems associated with multiple sclerosis, ALS, and Parkinson's Disease. They will be applied to cultured Lyme bacteria to determine their ability to kill this pathogen. These herbs will also be prescribed to people with neurological problems as a result of their Lyme infection.

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Greg Lee is a licensed acupuncturist, Chinese herbalist, and Master Sufi Healer in Maryland. He is co-founder of the Two Frogs Healing Center in Frederick, Maryland. He has helped clients to heal Lyme disease chronic pain, fatigue, and mental fogginess. Learn more about our free lectures on Getting Rid of Lyme Disease at http://www.twofrogscenter.com/lyme_talk.html.

Note: This information has not been evaluated by the FDA. It is generic and for general information purposes only, and is not meant to prevent, diagnose, treat or cure any condition, illness, or disease. It is very important that you make no change in your healthcare plan or regimen without researching and discussing it in collaboration with your professional healthcare team.


http://www.twofrogscenter.com/lyme_research.html


If this is credible research with promising results, it should appear in an established medical journal for peer-review and further patient clinical trials, NOT just in their Goodbye Lyme newsletter.
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Re: New Research Clongen Lab: Herb Terminalia Chebula

Postby rlstanley » Fri 18 Sep 2009 22:14

I note:

These herbs will be prescribed to people with joint problems as a result of their Lyme infection.



and

They will be applied to cultured Lyme bacteria to determine their ability to kill this pathogen. These herbs will also be prescribed to people with neurological problems as a result of their Lyme infection.


1. Where is the study design?

2. Will the Ethical Principles for Medical Research Involving Human Subjects (World Medical Association Declaration) be followed?


1. The World Medical Association has developed the Declaration of Helsinki as a statement of ethical principles to provide guidance to physicians and other participants in medical research involving human subjects. Medical research involving human subjects includes research on identifiable human material or identifiable data....

9. Research Investigators should be aware of the ethical, legal and regulatory requirements for research on human subjects in their own countries as well as applicable international requirements.

No national ethical, legal or regulatory requirement should be allowed to reduce or eliminate any of the protections for human subjects set forth in this Declaration.


A few Basic Principals:

2. Medical research involving human subjects must conform to generally accepted scientific principles, be based on a thorough knowledge of the scientific literature, other relevant sources of information, and on adequate laboratory and, where appropriate, animal experimentation....

4. The design and performance of each experimental procedure involving human subjects should be clearly formulated in an experimental protocol. This protocol should be submitted for consideration, comment, guidance, and where appropriate, approval to a specially appointed ethical review committee, which must be independent of the investigator, the sponsor or any other kind of undue influence.

This independent committee should be in conformity with the laws and regulations of the country in which the research experiment is performed. The committee has the right to monitor ongoing trials.

The researcher has the obligation to provide monitoring information to the committee, especially any serious adverse events. The researcher should also submit to the committee, for review, information regarding funding, sponsors, institutional affiliations, other potential conflicts of interest and incentives for subjects....

6. Medical research involving human subjects should be conducted only by scientifically qualified persons and under the supervision of a clinically competent medical person. The responsibility for the human subject must always rest with a medically qualified person and never rest on the subject of the research, even though the subject has given consent.

7.Every medical research project involving human subjects should be preceded by careful assessment of predictable risks and burdens in comparison with foreseeable benefits to the subject or to others. This does not preclude the participation of healthy volunteers in medical research.

The design of all studies should be publicly available.

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18. Both authors and publishers have ethical obligations.

In publication of the results of research, the investigators are obliged to preserve the accuracy of the results. Negative as well as positive results should be published or otherwise publicly available.

Sources of funding, institutional affiliations and any possible conflicts of interest should be declared in the publication.

Reports of experimentation not in accordance with the principles laid down in this Declaration should not be accepted for publication.


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