Posts Tagged ‘Lyme Disease’

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Ottawa “at risk area” for Lyme disease

Dr. Monir Taha, associate medical officer of health at Ottawa Public Health, has confirmed the Ottawa region is considered an “at risk area” for Lyme disease — and has been for the past three years.

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On guard: the facts about Lyme disease

Over the last two years, Robert Ralston has seen good days and bad. When he’s feeling well, he goes out for brief walks, enjoys the fresh air and his rural surroundings, and dreams of when he will be able to hunt, trap, fish, and work in the outdoors again.

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Discovery could boost treatment of Lyme arthritis

A discovery by a biochemist at Virginia Tech could lead to new treatment for Lyme arthritis, the painful and most common late-stage symptom of Lyme disease, according to a research paper published Monday.

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Ticks and Lyme disease on the rise in Ottawa area

A recent study by researchers at the University of Ottawa found the number of reported cases of Lyme disease in Ottawa more than doubled from 74 in 2016 to 184 in 2017…

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New tick apps available

The battle against ticks is headed to cyberspace. Two new apps allow users to see where ticks have been reported, to report ticks, and to learn about…

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Lyme Disease Task Force report released

A report released by the Lyme Disease and Tick-borne Illness Task Force has set out goals to prevent, mitigate, and find better treatment…

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Lyme disease: prevention and early detection

Lyme disease is most treatable during Stage 1. A delay makes treatment and diagnosis more difficult. Symptoms worsen during each stage of infection, ranging from flu-like symptoms to neurological illnesses…

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Personal accounts of Lyme disease

Take it from these survivors personal accounts of Lyme disease, you don’t want to be dealing with this affliction. Walter Brown has a pretty good idea…

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Check your dogs for ticks, too

Lyme disease is serious for animals as well as humans