- Paperback: 528 pages
- Publisher: Allegory Press LLC; 1st edition (January 15, 2009)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0965458067
- ISBN-13: 978-0965458061
- Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 1.2 x 10 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,167,450 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Baker's Dozen & the Lunatic Fringe: Has Junk Science Shifted the Lyme Disease Paradigm? Paperback – January 15, 2009
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This is THE Lyme book to get to understand this horrible illness. One that myself and my family have been fighting for years. And yes, we also have a library of Lyme books in our house. Thank you SO much PJ Langoff for writing this incredibly comprehensive book. I am recommending it to everyone!!!
Comprehensive scientific journalism - the author has laboriously and meticulously put together all the relevant references to tell the story and shed light on what is currently known on the disease both clinically and in research, and what is currently suspected or questioned, and why. Yes, including authoritative research sources. Examines both sides of the controversy and what their arguments are based on, in depth. This is not light layperson reading - reads more like a reference text in laying out the whole lyme context and controversy in the U.S. Lays out precisely why the argument (IDSA standpoint) against the existence of long-standing lyme organisms infection is junk science, and the still-overlooked professional conflicts of interest among the dozen influencers of that standpoint which have been brought to light.
If there's anyone you care about who has been diagnosed with lyme, this is the reference you should reach for first for this scientific, informed, intelligent, thorough and rational collection of information.
Should be required reading for all existing doctors and at all med schools - which is unlikely, since which interests fund the med schools' research? And which interests are highly lucrative for medical research professionals outside of universities? The root of the problem is that the business paradigms which underlie the medical practice and research professions are brought into question within the lyme controversy, because of the illogic of the IDSA standpoint...Read more ›
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PJ Langhoff has spent four years researching and writing The Book everyone needs to read. "The Baker's Dozen and the Lunatic Fringe" tells the truth about why Lyme patients are not... Read morePublished on April 9, 2009 by E. Douty
If a medical or legal EXPERT is HONESTLY seeking to understand the most influential forces behind those who control Lyme treatment for 800,000 physicians, this raises concerns any... Read morePublished on March 29, 2009 by Un esclave ignorant s'inclina devant un Saint Majestic Dieu