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Lawsuit: Insurance companies conspiring with physician members of the Infectious Diseases Society of AmericaNovember 19th, 2017 Lynne LaRowe Texackana Gazette Major health insurance companies are accused Continues →
Prof. Christian Perronne, MD, PhD, outlines his history and the history of resistance within mainstream medicine regarding Lyme disease.Christian Perronne, MD, PhD, is Professor of Infectious and Tropical Diseases at the Faculty of Continues →
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May 26th, 2018 Virginia Smith will have to wait before finding out whether she’s the victim of another nasty tick infection. On two occasions over the past week, the Weymouth farmer discovered a tick-sucking blood from the very spot on her body, just above her right shoulder blade. She heeded all precautions to avoid contact with the parasites both times Continues →
May 25th, 2018 The below is taken from the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) website. It is a guideline for health professionals yet PHAC states they do not publish guidelines (when talking to patient groups). It does nothing for the several other serious diseases ticks transmit to humans and fails what we currently know about their very narrow definition Continues →
Letter Published May 14th, 2018 https://doi.org/10.2147/NDT.S168751 I read with great interest the article by Bransfield,1 wherein the author reviewed potential contributors to and manifestations of heightened loss of control in Lyme disease patients. As a child psychiatrist living in a Lyme-endemic state, New Jersey, in the USA, I have seen a number of children and adolescents who exhibit significant acute Continues →
Borrelia miyamotoi rash is breaking the myth that rashes caused by borreliosis (Lyme disease) must expand beyond 5 cm.
Canada has Borrelia miyamotoi and other borrelia from coast to coast. The standard guidelines imposed on doctors state myths about rashes that science has shown us are not correct… The guidelines state that 60-80% of people will get a rash, NOT TRUE Only a small subset of the borrelia bacteria will cause any rash. Rashes must expand to 5 cm Continues →
May 10th, 2018 [CanLyme Note: Dr. Dan Gregson, seen in this news report, infectious disease HIV specialist (not Lyme disease specialist) says diagnose Lyme disease by the rash?? The majority will not get the rash so their diagnoses will be missed. Then Dr. Gregson goes on to say they want clinics across Canada like the one in BC at BC Women’s Continues →
[CanLyme Note: We have had many meetings with the BC CDC over the years pointing out the problems with their testing but were completely ignored. Even this more sensitive test will miss many cases. Meanwhile mothers were being accused of having Munchausen by proxy syndrome by doctors at the BC Children’s Hospital simply because they were not accepting the infectious disease Continues →
[Tick Tick Boom everywhere] The number of people in the Netherlands with Lyme’s disease continues to rise and the infection total has quadrupled over the past 20 years, the public health council RIVM said on Monday. In total, 27,000 were diagnosed with Lyme’s last year, a rise of 2,000 on 2014 when the RIVM last reported on the prevalence of Continues →
Thursday, 19 April 2018 05:00 WestCentralonline Saskatchewan, Canada by Kelsey Calder Jaime Cobler is raising awareness of Lyme Disease in Saskatchewan, after battling the disease for the past year. Cobler said she found a tick buried into her hip on June 10th, 2017, after working in near the Elrose and Eston area. A week after that, she started having blurred vision, Continues →
Pediatric stroke related to Lyme neuroborreliosis: Data from the Swiss NeuroPaediatric Stroke Registry and literature review.
Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2018 Jan;22(1):113-121 ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Cerebrovascular complications of Lyme neuroborreliosis (LNB) are poorly documented in the paediatric population. METHODS: We performed a retrospective analysis from prospectively registered cases of acute ischemic stroke (AIS) from the Swiss NeuroPaediatric Stroke Registry (SNPSR) from 2000 to 2015. Only cases with serologically confirmed LNB were included. In addition, a literature review on Continues →
A two pill prophylactic dose of doxycycline is being offered to Canadians who have a known tick attachment, in spite of the fact that experts warn it is ineffective in the majority of cases. It is a dangerous practice and may drive antibiotic resistance within the many microbes that make up the human microbiome. No patient experts were allowed to Continues →
[CanLyme Note: Judith Miklossy, PhD, was a founding Board member of CanLyme in 2003 and remained until she moved back to her home in Switzerland from British Columbia in 2009. Her research ethics and standards are impeccable and well recognized.] By Jill U. Adams TheScientist In late 2011, Drexel University dermatology professor Herbert Allen was astounded to read a new research paper Continues →
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 [CanLyme Note: The Canadian system via the Pubic Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) adopted the same corrupted, biased position of the US CDC. Now we need Canadian parliamentarians to do the right thing for the sick. Last year, Health Canada announced there would be a tiny bit of Continues →
Middelveen, et al https://doi.org/10.2147/CCID.S152343 Abstract: Morgellons disease (MD) is a skin condition characterized by the presence of multicolored filaments that lie under, are embedded in, or project from skin. Although the condition may have a longer history, disease matching the above description was first reported in the US in 2002. Since that time, the condition that we know as MD has Continues →
M. Middelveen, et al. PREPRINT Abstract Introduction: Lyme disease is a tickborne illness that generates controversy among medical providers and researchers. One of the key topics of debate is the existence of persistent infection with the Lyme spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi, in patients who have been treated with recommended doses of antibiotics yet remain symptomatic. Persistent spirochetal infection despite antibiotic therapy has recently Continues →
CanLyme has questioned the self-policing of physicians for years as it protects bad nonsense – NOW CHANGE MAY HAPPEN? Are our politicians listening?
[CanLyme Note: This is not isolated to Ontario, it is Canada and world-wide. Many provinces and countries have given the right to medical colleges and associations to self-police. The process has been corrupted and abused for years with many doctors given far too light consequences while on the other hand they use self-policing to force doctors to follow bad policy Continues →