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.

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 ILADS Lyme disease Washington DC Conference 2014For Medical Professionals
 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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Recent News

A possible alternative to antibiotics

[Canlyme note: Although Borrelia are not known to secrete toxins, this type of research may be beneficial for chemical constituents such as borrelia lipoproteins and lipopolysaccharides.] November 4th, 2014  Published online 02 November 2014 in Nature Biotechnology Engineered liposomes Continues →

Case of tick paralysis found on Sunshine Coast

Hikers attempt to save snowshoe hare with engorged ticks Christine Wood/Glacier Media / Squamish Chief [newspaper] November 5, 2014 01:49 PM The first case of tick paralysis ever recorded in a wild animal was identified on the Sunshine Coast recently with the help of the Gibsons Wildlife Continues →




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