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 -

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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.

Canada’s Ride for LymeCoast to coast bike ride for Lyme disease – More info

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.

 

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Copy of CanLyme brochure Excellent physician discussion article

Recent News

Long road leads to Lyme for Ladner woman

Elaine Crossley finally gets proper diagnosis, but the battle is far from over It seemed innocent enough. In March 2009, Elaine Crossley was working in the yard with her husband Bill Wheeler. Later that day, she noticed a bite on her leg. It didn’t hurt and it wasn’t itchy. She Continues →

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 →

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