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The Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation (CanLyme) was created to promote a more complete and comprehensive understanding of Lyme disease and related illnesses through research, education and advocacy to help reduce misdiagnosis and improve treatments for Lyme disease.
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CBC News: Canadian Member of Parliament Karen Ludwig – More national round tables planned for Lyme disease awareness
June 10th, 2016 A national, all-party round table on Lyme disease in Ottawa recently brought to light some of…
Detection of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto and Borrelia garinii DNAs in patient with Hyperkeratosis lenticularis perstans (Flegel disease)
Katarina Schwarzova, June 3, 2016 Atlas of Science Flegel disease (Hyperkeratosis lenticularis perstans – HLP) is a rare autosomal dermatosis,…
Kris Kristofferson says his memory loss was due to ticks, not dementia June 9th, 2016 by Carmen Chai, Global…
The Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) has received a transformational, multi-year pledge from the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation…
Where there are ticks, there’s often Lyme disease
Lyme disease is caused by an infection that is most often transmitted by ticks, but it can also be transmitted from mother to child during pregnancy.
Ticks can attach to your body without being seen or felt, and diagnosis can be difficult due to symptom presentation, testing protocols and other challenges.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jim Wilson Tel: 250-768-0978 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.canlyme.com Lyme disease fears prompt BC government to…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jim Wilson Tel: 250-768-0978 Email: email@example.com Website: www.canlyme.com CanLyme urges public to be “tick aware”…