Blog Posts - Chlamydia



Bacterial Infection Increases the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease: An Evidence-Based Assessment - IOS Press

Background: The possibility of an infectious etiology for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has been repeatedly postulated over the past three decades, with the roles of both viruses and bacteria having been investigated. Chlamydophila (formerly Chlamydia)...
by PolygenicBlog on Aug 26, 2016

Here Are 9 Facts You Should Know About Chlamydia

Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted bacterial infection in the world and in America there are around three million cases reported each year. A relatively “modern” disease, it was discovered in humans in 1907 but it wasn’t reco...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Aug 19, 2016

Common mechanisms involved in Alzheimer's disease and type 2 diabetes: a key role of chronic bacterial infection and inflammation. - PubMed - NCBI

Strong epidemiologic evidence and common molecular mechanisms support an association betweenAlzheimer's disease (AD) and type 2-diabetes. Local inflammation and amyloidosis occur in both diseases and are associated with periodontitis and va...
by PolygenicBlog on Mar 12, 2016

Microbes and Alzheimer’s Disease - IOS Press

We are researchers and clinicians working on Alzheimer’s disease (AD) or related topics, and we write to express our concern that one particular aspect of the disease has been neglected, even though treatment based on it might slow or arrest AD pro...
by PolygenicBlog on Mar 9, 2016

Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 and Other Pathogens are Key Causative Factors in Sporadic Alzheimer’s Disease - IOS Press

This review focuses on research in epidemiology, neuropathology, molecular biology, and genetics regarding the hypothesis that pathogens interact with susceptibility genes and are causative in sporadic Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Sporadic AD is a com...
by PolygenicBlog on Sep 3, 2015

Bacterial infection and Alzheimer's disease: a meta-analysis. - PubMed - NCBI

The possibility of an infectious etiology for Alzheimer's disease (AD) has been repeatedly postulated over the past three decades. We provide the first meta-analysis to address the relationship between bacterial infection and AD. Studies examining th...
by PolygenicBlog on Aug 24, 2015

'You got chlamydia from a exhaust pipe?' Jeremy Kyle puzzled by STI pardon

WE'VE heard some bizarre reasons on Jeremy Kyle before – yet the most recent strange explanation could be the best ever. A visitor on today's Jeremy Kyle Show told the befuddled host that her ex asserted he had gotten chlamydia from a CAR.&nbs...

Detection of bacterial antigens and Alzheimer's disease-like pathology in the central nervous system of BALB/c mice following intranasal infection with a laboratory isolate of Chlamydia pneumoniae.

Pathology consistent with that observed in Alzheimer's disease (AD) has previously been documented following intranasal infection of normal wild-type mice with Chlamydia pneumoniae (Cpn) isolated from an AD brain (96-41). In the current study, BALB/c...
by PolygenicBlog on Jan 6, 2015

Bacterial infection and Alzheimer's disease: a meta-analysis.

The possibility of an infectious etiology for Alzheimer's disease (AD) has been repeatedly postulated over the past three decades. We provide the first meta-analysis to address the relationship between bacterial infection and AD. Studies examining th...
by PolygenicBlog on Jan 6, 2015

Chlamydia pneumoniae infection of monocytes in vitro stimulates innate and adaptive immune responses relevant to those in Alzheimer¿s disease.

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder in which infection with Chlamydia pneumoniae (Cpn) has been associated. Cpn is an obligate intracellular respiratory pathogen that may enter the central nervous system (CNS) followi...
by PolygenicBlog on Jan 1, 2015

A study on the association between infectious burden and Alzheimer's disease.

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Previous studies suggested that the overall burden of prior infections contributes to cardiovascular diseases and stroke. In the present study, the association between infectious burden (IB) and Alzheimer's disease (AD) was...
by PolygenicBlog on Jun 10, 2014

Meta-Analysis of Infectious Agents and Depression.

Depression is a debilitating psychiatric disorder and a growing global public health issue. However, the relationships between microbial infections and depression remains uncertain. A computerized literature search of Medline, ISI Web of Knowledge...
by PolygenicBlog on Apr 1, 2014

How to cure and prevent Chlamydia

How to get Rid of Chlamydia Chlamydia is the 8thmost common sexually transmitted disease reported in the United States, with over 2 million people between the ages of 14 to 39 infected every year. Chlamydia is also known as “silent […]...
by A Guide To Your Healthy Life on Feb 12, 2014

Get Rid of Your Chlamydia Quickly and Naturally Now!

Dear Friend, My name is Patrick James. I apologize for not disclosing further information about my identity, but as you could imagine, I’d like to keep a bit of privacy on this topic. I struggled learn about chlamydia for years […]...
by A Guide To Your Healthy Life on Feb 12, 2014

Treatment For Chlamydia – Options To Consider

By Dianne Pate If you have been diagnosed with the sexually transmitted disease chlamydia, there are several options for you to consider. Chlamydia is actually an STI, a sexually transmitted infection that is caused by a bacterium by the name of Chla...
by Health Tips And Tricks on Dec 21, 2013

Treatment For Chlamydia – Options To Consider

By Cynthia Chappell If you have been diagnosed with the sexually transmitted disease chlamydia, there are several options for you to consider. Chlamydia is actually an STI, a sexually transmitted infection that is caused by a bacterium by the name of...
by Health Tips And Tricks on Dec 20, 2013

Simultaneous transcriptional profiling of bacteria and their host cells.

 We developed an RNA-Seq-based method to simultaneously capture prokaryotic and eukaryotic expression profiles of cells infected with intracellular bacteria. As proof of principle, this method was applied to Chlamydia trachomatis-infected epithe...
by PolygenicBlog on Dec 11, 2013

Epitopes of microbial and human heat shock protein 60 and their recognition in myalgic encephalomyelitis.

Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME, also called Chronic Fatigue Syndrome), a common disease with chronic fatigability, cognitive dysfunction and myalgia of unknown etiology, often starts with an infection. The chaperonin human heat shock protein 60 (HSP60...
by PolygenicBlog on Dec 7, 2013

Chlamydia: Its Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment And Chlamydia Testing Los Angeles

Chlamydia Testing Los Angeles is one way to understand if a person have been infected with Chlamydia. Chlamydial Infection, more known as Chlamydia, is now regarded as an extremely widespread sexually spread infection around the world today. About 75...

Roquefort cheese proteins inhibit Chlamydia pneumoniae propagation and LPS-induced leukocyte migration.

Roquefort (Photo credit: Wikipedia)  Inflammation in atherosclerosis, which could be associated with some subclinical infections such as C. pneumoniae, is one of the key factors responsible for the development of clinical complications of...
by PolygenicBlog on Jul 31, 2013


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