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New study on the effectiveness of various antibiotics

Very telling article on several antibiotics and their effectiveness against Lyme disease. A couple things I found interesting: first, tinidizole is highly effective against BOTH spirochete and cyst form, and also, tinidizole doesn’t seem to work much better at high doses, so perhaps lower dosing would be able to reduce side effects while providing the desired results. http://www.canlyme.com/Sapi_et_al_2011.pdf

University study verifies effectiveness of Nutramedix products

With all the wild and unsubstantiated claims running around the internet for just about every supplement available, it is a breath of fresh air to have an independent university study confirm the health effects of a popular Lyme supplement or supplements: in this case, Nutramedix Samento and Banderol.

The study was called “In Vitro Effectiveness of Samento and Banderol Herbal Extracts on the Different Morphological Forms of Borrelia Burgdorferi.” It was conducted by¬†Akshita Datar, Navroop Kaur, Seema Patel, David F. Luecke, and Eva Sapi, PhD of the Lyme Disease Research Group, University of New Haven.

You can access the study via PDF or on the website of the Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients. To learn more about the products in the study, visit the following Nutramedix websites:

Disclosure: Nutramedix engages the services of BioMed Publishing Group for our “flyer insert advertising program” and several other advertising programs. However, BioMed Publishing Group was provided no incentive or compensation for this blog post.

Biofilms again…

My research is continually leading me to biofilms. I have a lot to say on this topic but until I get my thoughts more organized, I’ll just be sharing bits and pieces. Here is a great overview of the biofilm problem by Dr. Alan McDonald:

http://www.molecularalzheimer.org/files/Biofilm_New_Haven_ppt_Read-Only_.pdf