Shania Twain talks about the grief she felt when she lost her ability to sing after contracting Lyme disease.
— Read on themighty.com/2017/07/shania-twain-lyme-disease-losing-voice/
Researchers have been able to mature insulin-producing beta cells in the lab for the first time, a first step towards implanting them in people with type 1
— Read on www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/stem-cell-breakthrough-is-crucial-step-for-potential-type-1-diabetes-cure/
A 51-year-old woman who was suffering from symptoms that she says made life intolerable for over a decade has linked her Lyme disease diagnosis three years ago to an incident involving her cat back in 2002.
— Read on www.foxnews.com/health/woman-links-lyme-disease-diagnosis-to-pet-cat-sleeping-on-bed.amp
Paraplegic rats walk after receiving stem cell therapy | Daily Mail Online
Paraplegic rats have walked after receiving stem cell therapy, new research reveals.
After just three weeks, 42 per cent of the rodents improved their ability to walk and support their weight, a study found.
Some 75 per cent of the animals were able to respond to stimuli on their back legs after being treated, the research adds.
Stem cells differentiate into specialised cells according to where they are in the body, however, for unclear reasons, the therapy was not successful in all of the study’s rats.
Nonetheless, study author Dr Shulamit Levenberg from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, said: ‘Although there is still some way to go before it can be applied in humans, this research gives hope.’
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-5093063/Paraplegic-rats-walk-receiving-stem-cell-therapy.html#ixzz4zOzuyl2v
She says six other people in the Hugenot Beach neighborhood have also been diagnosed with tick borne diseases this summer, and something has to be done.
Source: CBS2 Exclusive: Staten Island Woman Diagnosed With Spinal Meningitis After Being Bitten By Tick