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by MedStudentIU
Fri 20 May 2011 23:45
Forum: Unconventional
Topic: Biophoton therapy: an appraisal
Replies: 9
Views: 15745

Re: Biophoton therapy: an appraisal

So what is the final verdict on Biophoton therapy do you guys think? It sounds like another controversial treatment I have read about with other disease called "colloid" therapy, do you guys know what I am talking about? I am also wondering if this is a therapy that is covered by different types of ...
by MedStudentIU
Fri 20 May 2011 23:43
Forum: Published Studies
Topic: Borreliosis mimicking lupus-like syndrome during infliximab
Replies: 7
Views: 2473

Re: Borreliosis mimicking lupus-like syndrome during inflixi

Is psoriasis the most common skin infection associated with Lyme? What about Eczema What are the most common precursors to major skin infections associated with Lyme? In a couple of health insurance audits I got my hands on I found Eczema to be rather common as well. I apologize for all of the quest...
by MedStudentIU
Fri 20 May 2011 23:41
Forum: Personal Stories
Topic: Lyme, seizures and death
Replies: 6
Views: 7256

Re: Lyme, seizures and death

This is a tragic story and it saddens me to say that stories like this are actually beneficial to me as a medical student. It seems like with treating Lyme that you need to pay incredible attention to detail on a case by case basis. People are really at risk 24 hours a day once it gets bad enough hu...
by MedStudentIU
Fri 20 May 2011 23:38
Forum: Unconventional
Topic: More Ploys That Can Fool You
Replies: 5
Views: 3911

Re: More Ploys That Can Fool You

This post brings up an interesting question that I think could be beneficial to my research. What kinds of "superstitions", alternative medicines, and organic supplements are the most popular among Lyme patients interested in preventive care . It seems like there would be a wide ranging variety of m...
by MedStudentIU
Fri 20 May 2011 23:36
Forum: Published Studies
Topic: A critical appraisal of the ILADS guidelines
Replies: 13
Views: 3590

Re: A critical appraisal of the ILADS guidelines

I've only really skimmed through this thread, but I find a bit of comfort in the fact that these guidelines do ask for the inclusion of patients in some regard. There seems to be a lot of public fear that policy makers can just come up with whatever they want, but they really do seem to be intereste...
by MedStudentIU
Fri 20 May 2011 23:34
Forum: Lyme Café
Topic: Studying Lyme (or: how to be a sneaky spammer)
Replies: 4
Views: 1955

Re: Studying Lyme

IU is indeed Indiana. Lyme Disease was assigned so I am still trying to construct an actual concept, I have about 2 months to come up with a good fifteen page concept paper. I have a lot of free reign. What are some of the more controversial issues with Lyme right now?
by MedStudentIU
Thu 19 May 2011 23:24
Forum: Published Studies
Topic: The challenge of Lyme disease: tired of the Lyme wars
Replies: 7
Views: 3456

Re: The challenge of Lyme disease: tired of the Lyme wars

I am particularly interested in the slow recruitment. It seems as if Lyme patients are a bit weary of experimentation, yes? I am very used to seeing people flock to these kinds of opportunities...
by MedStudentIU
Thu 19 May 2011 22:55
Forum: Off-Topic Café
Topic: The peer-review process
Replies: 2
Views: 871

Re: The peer-review process

I'm looking forward to going through the gauntlet once I finish my paper! Way to make me feel better about it, lol! :D
by MedStudentIU
Thu 19 May 2011 22:54
Forum: Lyme Café
Topic: Studying Lyme (or: how to be a sneaky spammer)
Replies: 4
Views: 1955

Studying Lyme (or: how to be a sneaky spammer)

Hey Everybody,

Thank you for welcoming me in to your forums, this seems like a great resource for a medical research paper I am constructing for my summer course at school. I look forward to asking questions, answering questions, and contributing to the conversation!