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  • CDC Study of Morgellons an Insult to Sufferers

    01/27/2012 9:34:09 AM PST · by stillafreemind · 23 replies
    Yahoo Voices ^ | Jan. 27th, 2012 | Sherry Tomfeld
    If you suffer from Morgellons disease, you have been waiting for a CDC study to be completed. The study was for the purpose of finding out what causes the heinous disease. The report says there is no reason for Morgellon symptoms, unless you want to blame it on patients' mental health. Once again, a disease is said to be a mental disease because there are no other answers for it.
  • CDC Study Finds Fibers Aren’t Cause of Morgellons

    01/25/2012 2:36:09 PM PST · by Dysart · 22 replies
    WSJ ^ | 1-25-2012 | Shirley S. Wang
    A long-awaited government study on a mysterious skin condition known as Morgellons disease concludes that it isn’t infectious or caused by something in the environment. It also is very rare, affecting fewer than 4 in 100,000 people surveyed. (The study appears in PLoS ONE.) However, it isn’t possible to say from the data whether the mysterious skin condition — “unexplained dermopathy,” as the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention calls it — is a new ailment or part of an existing condition like delusional infestation, according to the researchers from the CDC, Kaiser Permanente Northern California and several academic institutions....
  • Morgellons Disease Public Service Announcement (PSA)

    09/30/2011 8:34:24 AM PDT · by Scythian · 20 replies
    Morgellons Public Service Announcement (PSA) ...
  • Morgellons: A hidden epidemic or mass hysteria?

    05/21/2011 12:57:59 PM PDT · by Windflier · 58 replies ^ | 7 May 2011 | Will Storr
    It's a mysterious condition that affects tens of thousands worldwide. But what is it? Optical image of what sufferers are adamant are morgellons fibres in skin samples - ... (Snip) When Paul rubbed his fingertips over the pimples that dotted his skin, he felt spines. Weird, alien things, like splinters. (Snip) What were those curling, coloured fibres? He Googled the words: "Fibres. Itch. Sting. Skin." And there was his answer. It must be: all the symptoms fitted. He had a new disease called morgellons. The fibres were the product of mysterious creatures that burrow and breed in the body. As...
  • Morgellons Public Outreach Video

    07/15/2010 11:16:28 AM PDT · by Scythian · 14 replies
    Watch the video HERE ...
  • Morgellons - The Doctors TV show Filmed July 9th

    07/20/2009 6:32:45 AM PDT · by Scythian · 3 replies · 801+ views
    This is a pretty good segment ... I am a fellow suffer though I have managed to become symptom free and praying it stays that way. See the video HERE ...
  • Entertainer Louise Mandrell Joins Morgellons Research Foundation

    06/16/2009 10:39:30 AM PDT · by Scythian · 15 replies · 1,787+ views
    Please see the press release below, which was sent to members of the press today, June 16, 2009: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Entertainer Louise Mandrell Joins Morgellons Research Foundation June 9, 2009 – (Nashville, TN) -Country Music entertainer Louise Mandrell has joined the Board of Directors of The Morgellons Research Foundation® (MRF). Louise, who has contributed time and resources to a wide range of charitable causes, has offered to support the MRF by raising awareness of Morgellons disease and its effects on afflicted individuals and their families. After two years of ineffective diagnoses and treatments, Louise’s husband, John Haywood, was diagnosed...
  • Morgellons - Possible Root Cause (written by a Freeper)

    03/11/2009 3:55:32 AM PDT · by Scythian · 40 replies · 1,406+ views
    A Freeper
    I realize this isn't a political issue but it's a serious disease loose in the land. Take a look at this practical appraoch to Morgellons and see what you think. Does this identification mean anything? I do not know
  • Morgellons: Expert Says Awareness and Early Treatment are Paramount (interesting interview)

    03/09/2009 6:43:36 AM PDT · by Scythian · 64 replies · 3,070+ views
    (NaturalNews) Morgellons is a terrifying disease reaching pandemic status. Yet because the symptoms of the disease are so bizarre, people who have it tend to withdraw and become isolated from society. With mysterious fibers and parasites coming through lesions in their skin, Morgellons sufferers often live in fear. As a result there is no pressure on the medical establishment to become educated about the disease, and most practitioners continue to view it as isolated instances of delusional parasitosis. Because Morgellons affects cognitive functioning and the ability to communicate, its victims are often unable to advocate for themselves, and few are...
  • Morgellons: Terrifying New Disease Reaching Pandemic Status

    03/04/2009 1:27:47 PM PST · by Scythian · 96 replies · 5,683+ views ^ | March 03, 2009 | Barbara Minton, Natural Health Editor
    (NaturalNews) It sounds like something from a bad sci-fi movie. People report the sensation of creatures crawling under their skin, mysterious moving fibers appear, and finally bugs and worms pop out. Unfortunately, these terrifying symptoms are all too true. The people having them are experiencing Morgellons, the latest and scariest in the series of bizarre diseases appearing in the last few years, seemingly from nowhere. Morgellons is now reaching epidemic proportions in the U.S. and abroad. Morgellons is a multi-dimensional disease Morgellons starts with relentless itching, stinging or biting sensations. Cotton-like balls may appear on the body with no reasonable...
  • Joni Mitchell - Famous Singer Being Treated for Morgellons

    02/23/2009 6:49:57 AM PST · by Scythian · 173 replies · 10,946+ views
    The Fiddle and the Drum" remains the primary focus for Mitchell, who's also in the midst of treatments for Morgellons syndrome, an infectious and potentially debilitating skin condition that's put other endeavors on hold for now. Full story
  • CDC mystery disease study heads toward finish line (Morgellons)

    08/05/2008 6:58:11 AM PDT · by Scythian · 26 replies · 868+ views
    The Sunday Paper ^ | Sunday, August 03, 2008 | Spencer Freeman
    Karen Wells, a registered nurse in Indiana, has suffered from Morgellons since 2005 and, she says, lost a friend to the disease in 2004. “Everything is so uncertain, but is does kill,” she insists. “I have seen [Morgellons disease] kill not just my friend, but in the hospital where I work.” Wells, who works in a neurology unit, says that she sees Morgellons lesions on patients who don’t know they have it. The lesions are sometimes accompanied by cognitive symptoms such as anxiety attacks, panic and nightmares, she says.
  • Threat Matrix: January 2008

    01/02/2008 8:53:38 PM PST · by nwctwx · 1,340 replies · 9,982+ views
    Still in Control Pervez Musharraf was calm, confident and—despite a flurry of rumors—not about to announce his resignation. Instead, the Pakistani president's "concession" to his troubled nation was an announcement that he would allow Britain's Scotland Yard to help local law enforcement agencies with their investigation into last week's assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto. Speaking in a nationally televised address two hours after Pakistan's election commission announced the postponement of the ballot to Feb. 18, six weeks later than had been scheduled, Musharraf was notably deferential in his remarks about Bhutto, often invoking her "martyrdom" and extolling...
  • Mystery Disease Gives Sensation Of 'Bugs Eating Skin'

    01/18/2008 3:21:00 PM PST · by null and void · 52 replies · 1,692+ views, via Drudge ^ | 5:33 pm EST January 17, 2008
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- An unexplained disease that sufferers say cause overwhelming sensations of bugs crawling, biting and stinging their skin and mystery lesions that never heal is being investigated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The illness is called Morgellons and Florida, Texas and California are states with apparent hot spots for the condition, Local 6 reported. People who report suffering from the condition identify a range of symptoms including vision loss, mental confusion and fatigue. Some sufferers also said they have experienced tiny fibers that pop out of their skin. "They typically describe a disturbing skin sensation...
  • CDC Announces Study of Morgellons Disease (& Half-Man-Half-Tree Odd Dermatological Phenomenon)

    01/17/2008 6:54:50 PM PST · by fight_truth_decay · 27 replies · 2,007+ views
    AC ASSOCIATED CONTENT ^ | Jan 17, 2008 | By Sheri Fresonke Harper
    On Wednesday, the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta announced a study of reports of an unexplained dermopathy known as Morgellons disease and has issued a $338,000 contract to Kaiser Permanente to aid in research due to the numerous cases being found in Northern California. *SNIP* Disease symptoms documented by the Mayo Clinic include - Skin lesions accompanied by intense itching - Fibers that grow out of the skin tissue, some with a spore like root, which are variously colored and sized, and fluoresce under ultra-violet light. - Sensation like bugs crawling beneath the skin - Fatigue that interferes with...
  • Bay Area called hot spot for 'mystery' disease with sci-fi-like symptoms (Morgellons)

    01/16/2008 1:57:59 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 57 replies · 326+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 1/16/08 | Barbara Feder Ostrov
    <p>A major new study of the "mystery disease" known as Morgellons will be launched in Northern California, federal health officials said today.</p> <p>The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Kaiser Permanente Northern California are teaming up to investigate the straight-out-of-science-fiction syndrome whose symptoms include itching, biting and crawling sensations and filaments or fibers reported to emerge from the skin.</p>
  • Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Was A Parasite Magnet

    12/28/2007 9:21:50 AM PST · by Scythian · 123 replies · 1,149+ views
    WASHINGTON (AP) ^ | 12/27/2007 | WASHINGTON (AP)
    Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Was A Parasite Magnet Singer had 51 parasites found in his body after tour WASHINGTON (AP) - Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine never realized when he hit the road, how much of it he brought back with him. Mustaine says he went to see a health practitioner who did an analysis of his body. She told him he found 51 parasites in his body, many of which were varieties of worms. He couldn't believe it. He says he's sure he picked all that up staying in less-than-clean hotel rooms and other hazards of being on tour. It doesn't...
  • The greatest single threat to human health since the discovery of AIDS

    02/11/2007 7:33:22 PM PST · by Scythian · 93 replies · 3,666+ views
    Andrew Coyle, London England | Feb 5th, 2007 | Andrew Coyle
    "The greatest single threat to human health since the discovery of AIDS". In particular, the release of a "transgenic nematode" (genetically altered and enhanced nematode) ,and subsequent trillions of releases since 1996 into the environment, via a loophole in United States law. The Law See: Evidence of its use See:
  • Supposed Cause of Morgellons found

    09/28/2006 9:22:11 PM PDT · by Scythian · 28 replies · 5,915+ views
  • Morgellons - World wide plague - it's about to hit the fan.

    08/14/2006 6:09:53 AM PDT · by Scythian · 39 replies · 2,483+ views
    The Morgellons Fibre Disease The mysterious Morgellons Fibre Disease might be an example of a mutation that should have never happened, but is now a worldwide tragedy (See world map) and might be the beginning of a whole new trend. The disease presents us with the strange case of a bacterial mutation with a simultaneous parasite mutation, their symbiotic linkup, and the production of filaments and gels in the body that are not biological in nature. The disease is both quite new and highly mysterious. According to a report it is carried into human biology by nematodes that are tiny...
  • CDC probes bizarre Morgellons condition

    08/08/2006 9:37:12 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 18 replies · 1,140+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 8/8/06 | Mike Stobbe - ap
    ATLANTA - Imagine your body pocked by erupting sores. The sensation of little bugs crawling all over you. And worst of all, mysterious red and blue fibers sprouting from your skin. It may sound like a macabre science fiction movie, but a growing legion of Americans say they suffer from this condition. And now the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating. Some doctors dismiss these patients as delusional. But the condition — called Morgellons — has caused a small frenzy on the Internet, with hundreds of people pleading for help. "Sometimes the government doesn't want to panic...
  • CDC to investigate mystery disease (Morgellons)

    06/03/2006 12:02:23 PM PDT · by neverdem · 85 replies · 2,297+ views
    Sufferers describe ghastly symptoms; but some doctors skeptical of claims The Bay Area might be home to a small cluster of a horrifying and as-yet-incurable disease that leaves patients with open sores all over their bodies and strange, unidentifiable objects poking out of their skin. Or not. It's possible that this mystery disease is all in their heads. The disease is called Morgellons, and no one knows what causes it or if it's even real. After more than a year of pressure from patients convinced they have Morgellons, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will begin investigating the ailment...
  • All in the head?

    05/19/2006 7:04:32 PM PDT · by bd476 · 22 replies · 1,146+ views
    Times Online UK ^ | May 19, 2006 | Elaine Monaghan, Times Online special correspondent
    Times Online May 19, 2006 All in the head? By Elaine Monaghan, Times Online special correspondent Imagine one day you see strange fibres, usually clear but sometimes blue, red or black, protruding from your skin, like a piece of spaghetti, or a hair where none is supposed to be. You itch all over, lesions appear and you have an unnerving, infuriating feeling that bugs are crawling under and on your skin. "Brain fog" and short term memory loss set in. You are plagued by chronic fatigue. You can't work or go outside much because you don't know if you're...
  • Border Mystery Disease

    05/18/2006 7:32:15 AM PDT · by Larousse2 · 108 replies · 2,124+ views
    WorldNet Daily ^ | May 18, 2006 | Ron Strom
    OUTBREAK! Border mystery disease: Is huge scare even real? Symptoms include persistent lesions, fibers popping out of skin, brain fog -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: May 18, 2006 1:00 a.m. Eastern By Ron Strom -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- © 2006 Fibers removed from facial lesion of 3-year-old boy A nonprofit foundation is working to drum up awareness of a border-area mystery disease that's been described as something out of a horror film, but which most mainstream doctors refuse to admit exists. The Morgellons Research Foundation hopes to inform lawmakers and public-health officials of the disease to try to work toward an eventual cure. As WorldNetDaily...
  • Mystery disease hits South Texas

    05/13/2006 8:41:29 PM PDT · by Firefigher NC · 76 replies · 2,200+ views
    To the concern of medical professionals already preparing for a potential bird flu pandemic, a mysterious disease first documented 300 years ago is spreading throughout South Texas. Morgellons disease has not been known to kill and it doesn't appear to be contagious – it's the disease's horrible symptoms that worry doctors. "These people will have like beads of sweat but it's black, black and tarry," Ginger Savely, a nurse practioner in Austin who has treated a majority of Morgellons patients, told the San Antonio Express-News. Patients infected with the disease get lesions that never heal.
  • Doctors puzzled over bizarre infection surfacing in South Texas

    05/12/2006 6:44:12 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 209 replies · 5,398+ views
    KENS 5 Eyewitness News ^ | 05/12/2006 | Deborah Knapp
    If diseases like AIDS and bird flu scare you, wait until you hear what's next. Doctors are trying to find out what is causing a bizarre and mysterious infection that's surfaced in South Texas. Morgellons disease is not yet known to kill, but if you were to get it, you might wish you were dead, as the symptoms are horrible. "These people will have like beads of sweat but it's black, black and tarry," said Ginger Savely, a nurse practioner in Austin who treats a majority of these patients. Patients get lesions that never heal. "Sometimes little black specks that...
  • Mystery Illness Baffles Doctors; Frustrates Patients

    02/08/2005 7:29:16 AM PST · by Lee Heggy · 94 replies · 4,302+ views ^ | POSTED: 7:43 pm PST February 6, 2005 UPDATED: 8:03 pm PST February 7, 2005 | Staff
    SAUSALITO -- Is an unknown disease hitting the Bay Area or is it just a case of mass delusion? If you ask intensive care nurse Cindy Casey she'll tell you that the mystery disease is very real and very painful.
  • Possible New Bio-Terrorist Attack on US

    12/13/2004 3:42:35 AM PST · by Darko · 11 replies · 2,399+ views ^ | December 13 2004 | Darko Trifunovic
    Possible New Bio-Terrorist Attack on US