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Canada: A systematic review on the impact of gestational Lyme disease in humans on the fetus and newborn[CanLyme Note: We at CanLyme want to thank Sue Faber and Jennifer Kravis for their excellent Continues →
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Canadian Lyme Consortium research network wants you! Such an important cause, please read and pass along.June 23, 2018 Hi Folks, CanLyme is a proud and active supporter of the Canadian Lyme Consortium Continues →
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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Canadian government asked by international Health Equity committee to reverse secretive, harmful, and unethical interference that will affect mothers and children worldwide.
December 22, 2018 Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, Honorable Minister Ginette Petitpas-Taylor, Honorable Minister Jody Wilson-Rebould, Dr. Mithani, Dr. Tam, Honorable Andrew Scheer, Elizabeth May and Jagmeet Singh and Kimberly Elmslie, I am the Director of the Ad Hoc Committee for Health Equity in ICD11 Borreliosis Codes (or Ad Hoc Committee). The Ad Hoc Committee is fully voluntary international group including Continues →
Toronto Star: Everything about Lyme disease is steeped in controversy. Now some doctors are too afraid to treat patients
[CanLyme Note: In the below article there are outrageous, disgraceful, and dangerous comments by Tara Moriarty and Todd Hatchette. Tara says a study showed labs returning 60% false positive test results which is simply not true, or in other words, a blatant lie. That study was not powered to determine true positive or negative results. The conclusion of that study was, Continues →
Papineau Case Against Doctors Delayed an Unreasonable Three Years – A new Charter of Rights Case Perhaps?
Nov 22, 2018 Papineau case delayed 3 years!! The delays in the Papineau case against his physicians may end up being a Charter of Rights case. Legislation has been introduced focused on the criminal justice system but the civil justice system does not seem to be given the same priority. This leaves those with legitimate claims against people or Continues →
[CanLyme Note: The numbers reflected by the CDC in no way represent the total number of cases occurring annually in the USA. As per the CDC press release in 2013 they acknowledge that “surveillance data” only gathers about 10% of the true numbers of cases putting a more realistic total annual count for 2017 at over 400,000 cases.] ————————————————- In 2017, Continues →
Mount Allison University’s Lyme Research Network presents their 2017 – 2018 report on research funded by the Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation
Another successful year building capacity and knowledge within the Canadian science community. These funded students will be our near-future experts. “Overview On May 2017, Mount Allison University announced the formation of the Mount Allison Lyme Research Network, formed with support of the Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation. This network consists of 14 researchers united to provide a comprehensive approach to Lyme Continues →
Canadian Lyme disease patient groups united in rejecting the ‘one research network only’ concept of the federal government
[CanLyme Note: There is already another pan-Canadian research network that has been up and running for over a year, the Canadian Lyme Consortium. This network works closely with the patient groups together with physicians and scientists and has from it’s formation.] Joint press release “Lyme patient groups from across Canada are unified in their concern over the federal Minister of Health’s Continues →
The Situation of Human Rights Defenders of Lyme and Relapsing Fever Borreliosis Patients: Edition One March 6, 2018
Thanks to the tremendous effort of Jenna Luché-Thayer the report was presented at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, in June 2018 by several of us on the The Ad Hoc Committee for Health Equity in ICD11 Borreliosis Codes representing many different countries affected by poor policy. Authors: Jenna Luché-Thayer, Holly Ahern, Robert Bransfield, Joseph Burrascano, Anne Fierlafijn, Theresa Denham, Huib Kraaijeveld, Continues →
July 19th, 2018 Excellent work is being done at the University of Guelph and we at CanLyme encourage people to participate… “The University of Guelph is currently recruiting participants for a study jointly offered by researchers in the Department of Population Medicine, and the G. Magnotta Lyme Disease Research Lab. The study (REB # 18-05-008) will examine the interactions that 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 →
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 →
‘Every season is tick season’: Experts warn of winter Lyme disease risk [bitten while xmas tree hunting]
[CanLyme Note: Ticks are active in temperatures of minus 4 degrees Celsius and above] November 22, 2017 by Marina von Stackelberg CBCNEWS People have ‘let their guard down’ and aren’t checking for ticks as weather cools, says zoologist Laurenne Schiller loves taking her dog Cousteau for walks along Halifax trails as the weather cools. But even after the first dusting Continues →
Lyme Disease Patients File Federal Antitrust Suit Against Infectious Disease Specialists & Health Insurers
Nov 15th, Last Friday, 28 patients filed a federal antitrust lawsuit against the Infectious Diseases Society of America, eight health insurance companies, and seven medical doctors, Courthouse News reported yesterday, “because health insurers are denying coverage with bogus guidelines established by their paid consultants, who falsely say the disease can always be cured with a month of antibiotics.” Contrary to the often-reported claim that Lyme disease Continues →
November 3rd, 2017 The partnership between Mount Allison University and CanLyme is producing fruit by opening minds of young scientists and creating a foundation for the future of research into the complex world of borreliosis (Lyme disease and tick borne relapsing fever). Too few eyes have been allowed to look to date due in large part to research funding practices. Borrelia Continues →
[CanLyme Note: CanLyme and the G Magnotta Foundation for Vector Borne Diseases have worked together for 5 years to bring this research program to fruition. This is the first step in a major thrust to aid in diagnostics, inform treatment, and bring much needed knowledge to the Canadian medical community.] CTV National News: Motivated by trajedy. July 23, 2017 After her Continues →