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Morgellons Medical Conference Highlights New Research
Date:5/16/2013

Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 16, 2013

The Charles E. Holman Foundation (CEHF), a non-profit advocacy group for those suffering the rare medical condition Morgellons Disease, is pleased to announce the incredible success of the 6th Annual Morgellons Medical Conference that took place in April in Austin, TX. Attendees from the around the globe, including researchers, medical professionals and patients, gathered for the event titled, “Searching for the Uncommon Thread” to discuss new research and understanding of the condition.

Morgellons Disease (MD) is a somewhat mysterious medical condition that is characterized by the formation of unusual fibers within the skin. Patients with the condition will often describe symptoms including the sensation of something crawling on or within their skin. The multi-system illness includes slow-healing skin lesions often accompanied with overwhelming fatigue and an array of neurological deficits. The condition affects people of all ages and ethnic groups, worldwide. New research confirms the presence of spirochetal bacteria in tissue of MD patients indicating an infectious element.

"The CEHF has come a long way in the research and advocacy of Morgellons Disease. We encourage the sharing of empirical research. Our annual conference, the only professional meeting devoted to Morgellons Disease, was begun and continues each year for this purpose,” said Cindy Casey-Holman, RN, Dir. of The CEHF.

The 2-day conference was held at the Wyndham Garden Hotel & Woodward Conference Center in Austin, TX. The speakers for the event included Randy S. Wymore, Ph.D., Director of Research at '/>"/>

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