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New podcast: Exploring the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society with Dr. Amy Offutt

Join Sarah in today’s podcast as she explores everything ILADS (International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society) with Dr. Amy Offutt. Dr. Offutt is the medical director and co-owner of Heart & Soul Integrative Medicine in Marble Falls, Texas, and is also an ILADS board member. Listen to podcast

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New Podcast: Discussing the effects of Lyme disease on the brain with Dr. Leo Shea III

In this episode Sarah talks about the effects of Lyme disease on the brain with Dr. Shea, a senior staff psychologist, professor and President of Neuropsychological Evaluation and Treatment Services in New York City and Boston. Listen to podcast

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CanLyme Announces Grants for Physicians to Attend ILADS Virtual Scientific Conference

The Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation (CanLyme) is dedicated to promoting research, education, diagnosis and treatment of Lyme and associated diseases. CanLyme is offering a limited number of grants to practicing Canadian physicians to cover 80% of the registration fee for the International Lyme and Associated Diseases (ILADS) Annual Scientific Conference (including the Lyme Fundamentals program)…

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LETTER: Ethics of science must factor in fight against Lyme disease

September 20, 2019 To Dr. Ryan’s credit he has expressed interest in seeing Lyme and tick-borne disease prevention introduced in the early grades in the school system. Unfortunately this hasn’t happened, likely due to opposition from Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s Chief Medical Officer of Health who has a long history of downplaying, trivializing the…

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The Ad Hoc Patient and Physician Coalition From Around the World Reject Newly Proposed IDSA Guidelines

The Ad Hoc Patient and Physician Coalition Comments of the IDSA Proposed Lyme Guidelines “About the Ad Hoc Patient and Physician Coalition: The Ad Hoc Patient and Physician Coalition consists of patients and physicians who are concerned that the proposed Lyme disease guidelines of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), American Academy of Neurology…

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CanLyme director responds to Canadian Medical Association Journal article

Response to Doctors Gregson and Quach Robert G. Murray, DDS, Director, CanLyme Re: “The Lyme law” Zubek, 187:520-521doi:10.1503/cmaj.115-0029 The problem with Lyme disease in Canada will only continue to grow to the point where the numbers affected will simply overwhelm the idea that Lyme Borreliosis (LB) is hard to catch and easy to treat with…

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Commentary: Diagnosis, treatment of Lyme Disease controversial

May 24, 2015 12:15 am By Prof. Holly Ahern The recent letter to the editor by Lauren Meilhede, M.D. to a Post-Star article underscores the controversy that surrounds the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease. As a scientist with experience sorting through scholarly research on microbiology and medicine, I would like to address some of…

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ILADS 15th Annual Lyme Disease Conference – North America

Lyme and Tick Borne Disease Conference   Objective  To provide physicians and other medical practitioners with insight into recent developments in the understanding of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases, and to provide basic tools and strategies for counseling prevention, and for diagnosing and treating these diseases. Conference Description and Goals To provide a historical perspective…