Babies Are Dying of Syphilis. It’s 100% Preventable.

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This story was originally published by ProPublica ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. When Mai Yang is looking for a patient, she travels light. She dresses deliberately — not too formal, so she won’t be mistaken for a … Read more

New Antibiotic Could Rid Earth Of Lyme Disease and Chronic Syphilis For Good

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A potential new antibiotic is making headlines this week as it harbors the promise to eradicate spirochetal disease, not only in people, but in animals as well. The upside? It doesn’t negatively affect native microbiomes. History of Hygromycin Hygromycin A was previously studied as an agent against swine dysentery in the 1980s. Hygromycin, epihygromycin and … Read more

Dapsone For Morgellons?

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What about Dapsone for Morgellons? Several reports are trickling in about the potential for a repurposed “leprosy” drug to assist in eradicating spirochetal persister cells. Recently, Dr. Richard Horowitz published research which demonstrates efficacy of Dapsone in combination with other antibiotics. First, let’s review the science. Dapsone For Lyme Disease “Three patients with multi-year histories … Read more

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