TICK REMOVAL KIT,  for your first-aid kit, or glove box, with tick identification cards, 3 styles of tick removers (ie, if tick is in your ear or a pet’s 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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Recent News

More infected ticks found in Sudbury area

By Jim Moodie, The Sudbury Star, August 26th, 2015 The city is experiencing a minor rash of Lyme-carrying ticks, any one of which could cause a major rash to form on the skin of an infected person. On Tuesday, the Sudbury and District Health Unit reported two blacklegged ticks had tested Continues →

Return on Investment Slipping in Biomedical Research

[CanLyme note: Medical research should be of the highest standard of all research, but in many cases the opposite is true. A good example is the Infectious Disease Society of America and their published material. Much of it is no more than opinion, not reproducible, and certainly not worthy of Continues →

The Scientist: The Search for Persisters

It starts with a tick bite. This may be followed by the characteristic bullseye rash. And then the other symptoms of Lyme disease appear. Fever, fatigue, body aches, and headaches can all set in. For most patients diagnosed with Lyme disease, the symptoms fade as the infection is cleared Continues →

Schizophrenia Differential Diagnoses

Diagnostic Considerations – Other psychiatric illnesses – Anatomic lesions – Metabolic illnesses – Endocrine disordersInfectious illnesses – Miscellaneous disorders – Vitamin deficiency   …”Many infectious illnesses, such as influenza, Lyme Continues →

Undiagnosed Lyme disease in adults with schizophrenia.

Published online Aug. 6th, 2015 ABSTRACT Lyme disease (LD) is the world’s leading tick borne infection caused by the spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi (Bb). This infection is a global health concern and is associated with numerous cardiologic, dermatologic, rheumatologic neurologic, and Continues →

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