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This Sep. 9, 2005, photo provided by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention shows the then newly constructed 11 story Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratory located at the CDC s Roybal...
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U.S. health officials on Friday said fewer visits to the doctor last week 1 out of 16 were for fever, cough and other flu symptoms than during the...
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Findings from a new Canadian study add to the growing body of research that suggests children delivered via cesarean section are at a greater risk of obesity than those delivered...
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That s in one of the world s oldest and most prestigious medical journals, which calls on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to start backing up his lofty rhetoric with...
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When is it appropriate for a child to start dieting and exercising Many would argue it is never appropriate for a kid to start dieting, as the kid may be...
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The gym is a place most people go to get healthy, but for one Brazilian woman, it was where she ended up paralyzed. Marcelle Mancuso, a 23 year old fitness enthusiast, had...
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HALIFAX The Nova Scotia government says it s hoping to reduce immigration paperwork for internationally trained doctors who already have a job offer. Immigration Minister Lena Diab says a...
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Indian doctor Ramanuj Kabra points to brain scans of Santlal Pal, 31, at the BYL Nair hospital in Mumbai on February 22, 2018. INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP AFP Published Thursday,...
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THE HAGUE, Netherlands Dutch prosecutors are set to announce whether they will open a criminal investigation into four major tobacco companies on charges including attempted murder or manslaughter. Amsterdam...
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New research suggests that it is not just being obese that increases the risk of heart disease, but also how long someone is obese for. AP / Mark Lennihan Relaxnews...
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WASHINGTON It s pretty extraordinary for people in their 80s and 90s to keep the same sharp memory as someone several decades younger, and now scientists are peeking into...
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TORONTO Whether a pre schooler has a sweet tooth, is partial to snacks rich in fat, or has an aversion to bitter vegetables like broccoli could be linked to genetics,...
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The vaccine, called Heplisav B, was licensed for use in the U.S. in November and is the first new hepatitis B vaccine in 25 years. Hepatitis B vaccines have been in...
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The study looked specifically at the effect of alcohol use disorders, and included people who had been diagnosed with mental and behavioural disorders or chronic disease that were linked to chronic...
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Two years ago, the advisory group pulled its recommendation for FluMist vaccine after research found it wasn t working against the flu bug making most people sick. But the Advisory...
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Cannabis use among Canadians aged 15 and older more than doubled over the past three decades, according to a new study by Statistics Canada. The study, released Wednesday , compared...
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BERLIN Scientists in Germany who developed a new way to make a key malaria drug several years ago said Wednesday they have come up with a technique to make...
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With such a variety of nuts and seeds out there in the market, it’s getting easier to add them to our diets. “They bring a host of benefits, ” says  registered...
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The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of peanut flour helped sensitize children...
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But the formula contains Yohimbe, a prescription drug that “.” “Serious side effects include increased blood pressure and heart rate, anxiety, dizziness, tremors, headache, nausea, and sleep disorders, ” said Health...