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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 →

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 →

Mothers of children with Lyme are targeted by Infectious Disease doctors… Research concludes: not one single accusation of child abuse is valid

[CanLyme Note:  This same unethical and sinister practice goes on across Canada with many Canadian mothers of children with Lyme disease having been accused by infectious disease doctors of abusing their children because they seek effective treatment for their children. Most investigations are triggered by the parent taking the child to one of our Children’s hospitals where they wrongly thought Continues →

CDC Says Misperceptions Keep Kids from Getting Lifesaving Treatment for Tickborne Diseases

Last Updated: Wednesday, 18 March 2015 07:04 Short-term doxycycline use does not stain kids’ teeth, CDC/IHS study finds March 17, 2015 – Kids are five times more likely than adults to die from tickborne diseases like Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF). Doctors often avoid prescribing doxycycline, the most effective RMSF treatment, for young children because the drug’s warning label cautions Continues →

Diastolic Heart Murmur, Nocturnal Back Pain, and Lumbar Rigidity in a 7-Year Girl: An Unusual Manifestation of Lyme Disease in Childhood

Case Reports in Pediatrics Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 976961, 3 pagesdoi:10.1155/2012/976961 Case Report Diastolic Heart Murmur, Nocturnal Back Pain, and Lumbar Rigidity in a 7-Year Girl: An Unusual Manifestation of Lyme Disease in Childhood Genn Kameda,1 Silvia Vieker,1 Johannes Hartmann,2 Tim Niehues,3 and Alfred Längler4 1 Department for Child and Adolescent Health, Gemeinschaftskrankenhaus, Gerhard-Kienle Weg 4, 58313 Herdecke, Germany Continues →