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Corruption and Human Rights Violations Against Lyme Doctors, Scientists and Parents Now on United Nations RecordThe 2018 Report ‘The Situation of the Human Rights Defenders of Lyme and Relapsing Fever Continues →
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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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Are you a parent in Canada with a child struggling with Lyme disease? Canadian researchers want to hear from you!!
July 6th, 2018 Researchers at Mount Allison University are undertaking a research project which will explore the experiences of families with a child struggling with Lyme disease. They are looking for parents who have a child affected by Lyme disease to write a letter about their family’s experience. If you are willing to participate in the study, the researchers will Continues →
June 23rd, 2018 A CBC online news article… CanLyme offers notes of how clever messaging from “officials” slants the truth so CanLyme is “setting the record straight”.
June 23rd, 2018 A CBC online news article… CanLyme offers notes of how clever messaging from “officials” slants the truth so CanLyme is “setting the record straight”. “Lyme disease surges in Quebec: What you need to know to protect yourself” “Lyme disease is treatable if it’s caught early enough” [CanLyme Note: Lyme disease, a borreliosis, is treatable even in most Continues →
To Hell and Back: denial of access to health care in Canada. Another disgraceful failure of the Public Health Agency of Canada, now a Human Rights issue
June 19th, 2018 This is another example of the disgraceful anti-science, anti-collaborative management of health care in Canada. Federal and provincial health authorities, devoid of oversight by patients and their experts have total disregard for the life and well being of untold thousands of Canadians whose numbers are growing annually. Holding meeting after meeting with no progress, no action plan, no Continues →
INFORMED CONSENT – a patient’s right… a physician’s requirement to become informed BEFORE informing the patient.
This is related to all medical practice not just Lyme borreliosis. We have inserted our comments. “Patients have the right to decide on investigations and treatments (patient autonomy).” Properly informing the patient (captured from Canadian Medical Protective Association June 18th, 2018) Canadian legal judgments dealing with informed consent suggest the following interpretations: When possible inform the patient of the Continues →
June 3, 2018 Chronicle Herald – Public health failing to address Lyme disease crisis, says author From the article titled “Public Health failing to address Lyme disease crisis says author” this is a quote … “Heather Fairbairn, a spokeswoman with the province’s public health department, issued a statement to the Herald last week saying in part, that Lyme disease and other Continues →
A heart specialist in Kingston, Ont. is warning health care professionals across the country to be on the lookout for a rare but serious complication of Lyme disease
May 30th, 2018 A heart specialist in Kingston, Ont. is warning health care professionals across the country to be on the lookout for a rare but serious complication of Lyme disease in which the disease bacteria begin to attack the heart. The condition is called Lyme carditis and it can do serious damage by disturbing the heart’s electrical system andrate. Continues →
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 →
John D. Scott * and Catherine M. Scott published May 17, 2018 Abstract Human babesiosis caused by Babesia duncani is an emerging infectious disease in Canada. This malaria-like illness is brought about by a protozoan parasite infecting red blood cells. Currently, controversy surrounds which tick species are vectors of B. duncani. Since the availability of a serological or molecular test in Canada for B. duncani has been 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 →
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 →