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THE MISTREATMENT OF BARBARA WAS A TRAGIC END TO HER LIFEBy John Curnow and Francene Lee Taylor In 2018 The Australian Government announced that it would provide a grant of 3 million dollars for research into Tick Borne-Diseases (TBD). A million dollars of this has been allocated to Professor Richard ...
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By Maree Kratzer Many patients of tick-borne illness face an uphill battle for recognition in Australia. Not only do they navigate the physical, emotional, financial and social implications of chronic illness; they also battle a lack of scientific knowledge and medical support that denies them a healthy future. Karen and ...
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A debilitating illness that has been slowly ensnaring the lives of many Australians in its clutches is on a worryingly gradual rise. Yet the Australian healthcare and medical industry are determined to refute the existence of Lyme in Australia. One of the recent victims of Chronic Lyme disease in Australia ...
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I’m not the only one. Many of you know me as a person who shows strength, courage, adventure and a passion for life. In 2016 my veins were cursed with Lyme disease – a chronic illness that has made every day since like living with a monster inside of me ...
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Eight years ago, Ryan Stig – now an LDAA Ambassador – was playing halfback for the Newcastle Knights and at the age of 22, he appeared to have the rugby-league world in Australia at his feet. He played 13 games for Newcastle and was rewarded by a two-year contract by ...
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