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New Podcast: Dr. Theoharis Theoharides, Professor of Immunology at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston.

Welcome back! Season 2 of the Looking at Lyme podcast starts now. Dr. Theoharides has been on the leading edge of mast cell research and recounts the fascinating history and physiology of mast cells. Mast cells have existed for over a hundred million years in many different animals and organisms and are found in all…

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Phase 4 Block of the Right Bundle Branch Suggesting His-Purkinje System Involvement in Lyme Carditis

[CanLyme Note: As new research unfolds we are discovering that borrelia other than Borrelia burgdorferi (Bb) are pathogenic to humans.  Much research is required to garner a broader understanding of cardiovascular and other system involvement and presentation.  Testing currently is too focused on Bb and even with that it has many limitations and inaccuracies resulting in many…

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The Lyme Education, Awareness, and Prevention (LEAP) team announces the release of the first draft of the Educators’ Resource for Lyme Awareness.

The Lyme Education, Awareness, and Prevention (LEAP) team announces the release of the first draft of the Educators’ Resource for Lyme Awareness. Visit our website at https://www.lookingatlyme.ca/resource/ to check it out. This resource has been developed with education and prevention in mind for students in the middle school grades. Through scientific lesson plans, students learn how to…

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Tick removal

Even better than tick removal is to AVOID allowing ticks to attach in the first place. Wearing long pants and sleeves, and walking with a friend who can keep an eye on your back means that you have time to see the tick and brush it off before it attaches. Keep switching positions of who…