Lyme Sucks Challenge

Lyme disease is a borreliosis, an improperly tested for disabling disease that has for decades been an under-reported, poorly recognized serious threat to the health of Canadians, tourists, and our businesses who employ outdoor workers -

symptoms list  

Lyme disease is on the rise in Canada, yet diagnostics, treatment, physician and public awareness are largely inadequate. The Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation (CanLyme) is dedicated to raising awareness and promoting Lyme Disease research, education and treatment. See our CanLyme Venture Grants Policy available to medical/science research students and investigators.

The famous and award winning documentary ‘Under Our Skin‘ has just released it’s sequel,  UNDER OUR SKIN 2: EMERGENCE    From horror to hope. Order here Watch W5 TV episodes on Lyme
Part 1 Part 2
 CBC radio, excellent interview with Dr. Peter Lin on Lyme disease. Listen here.Watch all the presenters at the 2013 Lyme Disease Think Tank, Vancouver, BC, Canada This US HHS webinar will highlight the state of research on persistence of Borrelia burgdorferi.

 

email hidden; JavaScript is required Watch Under Our Skin documentary
Copy of CanLyme brochure Excellent physician discussion article

Recent News

Borrelia miyamotoi infection in Nature and in humans

Abstract   Borrelia miyamotoi is a relapsing fever Borrelia group spirochete that is transmitted by the same hard-bodied (ixodid) tick species that transmit the agents of Lyme disease. It was discovered in 1994 in Ixodes persulcatus ticks in Japan. B. miyamotoi species phylogenetically Continues →

A Rare Case of ARDS From Human Anaplasmosis

Kaphle U, Kheir F, Thammasitboon S. Respiratory Care, online before print, 2015 Feb 10. Abstract   Human granulocytic anaplasmosis is a tick-borne bacterial  disease caused by /Anaplasma phagocytophilum/. ARDS [Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome] is a  very rare presentation of human Continues →

Co-infections

Conferences

Events

For Physicians

Government

Government reports & letters

Guidelines - Boxing-in disease

International News

Lyme Controversy

Lyme in Alberta

Lyme in BC

Lyme in Manitoba

Lyme in New Brunswick

Lyme in Nova Scotia

Lyme in Ontario

Lyme in quebec

Lyme in Saskatchewan

Media

Medical Publications

Miscellaneous

News from CanLyme

Pets

Poor Research

Press Releases

Research

Voices on Lyme

Your Stories