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According to a recent study published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology, the rate of rare infection Acanthamoeba keratitis has gone up three times since 2011. The infection, which can...
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Jered Chinnock stands with the assistance of his therapy team at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., on Sept. 18, 2018. Teresa Crawford / AP Published Monday, September 24, 2018...
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“I’m really quite concerned about the rate of persons having obesity.” “Unhealthy weights is a big concern in Canada, ” said Tam. Changing things is tough, though. “We live in a...
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Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., have helped a man walk again, with some assistance, thanks to an electronic device implanted in his spine. The man, now 29,...
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Researchers at an Ontario university have used 3D printing technology to replace the majority of a dog’s cancer ridden skull, a novel procedure they say marks a major advancement in veterinary medicine....
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KINSHASA, Congo A Congolese woman who refused an Ebola vaccination and then disappeared has died of the virus near the heavily travelled border with Uganda, which is preparing to...
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New U.S. research has found that quitting junk food can produce similar withdrawal symptoms during the first week to those experienced when quitting drugs. Carried out by researchers at the...
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NEW YORK A prominent food researcher is defending his work a day after Cornell University said he engaged in academic misconduct and was removed from all teaching and research...
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B.C. is becoming the first province in Canada to provide information about breast density to women and their doctors after their mammogram screening tests. Health officials will begin providing women...
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Health experts say it’s quite common for people to feel pain in their anal area when passing a stool. But besides feeling pain, irregular pooping should also be considered a...
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At a time when there’s never been more information about how to live a healthy lifestyle, Canadian obesity rates are twice as high as they were in the 1970s. Canadians...
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Children who are raised with religious or spiritual beliefs tend to have better mental health into their adulthood, a new study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health...
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About one in three deaths from alcohol were because of injuries, including car crashes and self harm, according to the World Health Organization. Published Friday, September 21, 2018 9 25AM EDT GENEVA...
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VANCOUVER A quarter of people living in long term care homes in British Columbia are receiving antipsychotic medication without a supporting diagnosis even though they have lower rates of psychiatric...
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Struggling with acne seems like an issue that should be relegated to our awkward teen years, but many adults still deal with breakouts on their face. What we rarely talk...
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There’s no shortage of cannabis products on the market for pain relief, especially now as Canada is nearing legalization of the plant. When it comes to period cramps, some pot...
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“In my practice, I’ve noticed that an increasing number of younger guys are complaining of sexual concerns, such as diminished libido and erectile problems, more commonly seen in older men, ”...
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FILE In this July, 9, 2018, file photo, plaintiff DeWayne Johnson looks up during a brief break at the Monsanto trial in San Francisco. Josh Edelson/Pool Photo via AP,...
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This Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 file photo shows an arrangement of pills of the opioid oxycodone acetaminophen in New York. AP / Patrick Sison Published Wednesday, September 19, 2018 1 31PM EDT...
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Hormonal birth control can be used for non contraceptive reasons, including helping with acne, hirsutism and the effects of PCOS. Getty Images Listen We already know that hormonal birth control, whether...