Articles by Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation

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Case study demonstrates need for increased Lyme literacy among health practitioners

ByDr. Sarah KeatingSep 8, 2023
Canadian family shares the obstacles faced by their adolescent son.
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Alternative Lyme disease treatments

Sep 6, 2023
The role of natural antimicrobials for treating tick-borne illnesses.
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Children are more than twice as likely to lose their detectable antibodies to Lyme disease bacteria

Aug 28, 2023
Background Lyme borreliosis (LB), caused by Borrelia burgdorferi (Bb), is the most common tick-borne infection in Germany. Antibodies against Bb are prevalent in the general population but information on temporal changes of prevalence and estimates of seroconversion (seroincidence) and seroreversion are lacking, especially for children and adolescents. Aim We aimed at assessing antibodies against Bb and factors associated with seropositivity…
Peter Daszak, chare of the Forum on Microbial Threats, gives a presentation at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

Toward a common research agenda in infection

Aug 17, 2023
Associated chronic illnesses: a workshop to examine common, overlapping clinical and biological factors!
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2023 ILADS Conference education grants now available from CanLyme

Aug 10, 2023
Learn the latest about Vector-Borne Diseases from the world’s top experts, October 19-21 in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Call for better combination treatments and diagnostics for Lyme

Aug 9, 2023
Recent calls to action by Dr. Monica Embers and Dr. John Aucott.
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Lyme neuroborreliosis: A case report

Aug 8, 2023
Abstract Key Clinical Message Lyme neuroborreliosis is the manifestation of Lyme borreliosis that impacts the nervous system. It gives rise to various neurological and psychiatric conditions, and its diagnosis is challenging. The timely administration of antibiotics is effective. A male patient, aged 55, was admitted to the emergency department due to the sudden onset of…