TICK REMOVAL KIT,  for your medical kit, or glove box, with tick identification cards, 3 styles of tick removers (ie, if tick is in your ear or a pets ear a different tick remover size and style are required), magnifying glass, antiseptic wipe, container to put tick into, instructions for proper tick removal, etc.

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, outdoor enthusiasts, 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 Lyme– Coast to coast bike ride for Lyme disease – More info View news, videos, photos, and articles about the ride as they cross Canada here

The famous and award winning documentary ‘Under Our Skin‘ has just released it’s sequel,  UNDER OUR SKIN 2: EMERGENCE    From horror to Lyme Sucks Challengehope. 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

Lyme disease may cause psychiatric problems

July 24th, 2015 Daniel Calder St. Petersburg Mental Health Examiner Perhaps the most devastating symptoms produced by Lyme disease infection occur when the disease spreads to the brain. While Lyme disease can have a latency period of months, or even years, before symptoms develop, the Continues →

Biofilm formation by Borrelia sensu lato

Arun Timmaraju, Priyanka A.S. Theophilus, Kunthavai Balasubramanian, Shafiq Shakih, David F. Leucke, and Eva Sapi FEMS Microbiology Letters, online first, 24 July 2015. http://doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnv120 Abstract Bacterial biofilms are microbial communities held together by an extracellular Continues →

Mexico: Tick-borne illness spreads to Tijuana

By Bob McPhail July 17, 2015 A second case of rickettsiosis, a potentially fatal tick-borne bacterial illness, has been reported in Tijuana, state health officials announced on Wednesday, July 15. Earlier reports of the disease had been confined mostly to Mexicali, where, according to multiple Continues →

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