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Obesity is linked to at least 12 cancers, including stomach, colorectal, pancreatic, esophageal, endometrial, ovarian and postmenopausal breast cancer. Getty Listen Tobacco has long been the number one cause of...
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According to the Arthritis Society of Canada , 6.5 million Canadians report experiencing chronic mechanical back pain at one time or another. But sometimes, your back pain can signal something...
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A woman’s period can change in flow over her lifetime, but if your period is consistently heavy, it could be a sign of something else. Dr. Paula James, a hematologist...
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VANCOUVER Canadian researchers have identified genes in brain cancer stem cells that fuel the growth and survival of glioblastoma in hopes their data will be mined to develop treatments...
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Love tried virtual visits last summer for help with a skin irritation and returned for another minor problem. She doesn t feel a pressing need to seek care the old fashioned...
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We’ve all heard about spring fever, although medically speaking, it’s not really an illness. Instead, it refers to a change in our behaviour that happens to align with the changing...
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Mark Chapeskie wants the federal government to allow for early intervention treatment to be funded by Medicare by including autism therapies under the Canada Health Act. “I think it is...
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Bettina Hager, center, and Jeff Foster, left, join a candlelight vigil in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the...
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While 20 states have reported cases, New York has been the epicenter. Nearly two thirds of all cases have been in New York, and 85 of the latest week s cases...
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REGINA Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says government members will be choosing their words more carefully after one of his ministers spoke to an anti abortion group. Minister of Rural and...
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Madagascar is the hardest hit country, reporting more than 69, 000 cases in its ongoing outbreak, although the WHO said in a press release that a vaccination campaign there is beginning to...
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Measles cases rose 300 per cent worldwide through the first three months of 2019 compared to the same period last year, according to the WHO. South_agency / Istock AFP Published...
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Scientists in Israel unveil a 3D print of a rabbit sized heart with human tissue and vessels, calling it a first and a major medical breakthrough that advances possibilities for transplants....
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Israeli researchers said on Monday they have printed the world s first 3D heart with blood vessels, describing it as a major breakthrough in engineering replacements for diseased organs. Listen...
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GENEVA A year after claims of sexual assault and harassment rocked the UN agency that fights HIV, UNAIDS looked like it might be on the mend. The top deputy...
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A drug that s used to help control blood sugar in people with diabetes has now been shown to help prevent or slow kidney disease, which causes millions of deaths...
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Depression can be completely debilitating, making it difficult to do even the simplest tasks — like getting out of bed or brushing one’s teeth. Unfortunately, it’s very common. According to...
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Data shows that about one in four Canadians are dissatisfied with the quality of their sleep, and an even greater proportion of us have problems getting to bed. According to...
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Within a week, the patient one bed over had it too. A month later, two more people caught it. When hospital workers tested the intensive care unit, they found C....
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In the beginning of a relationship, sex is often a frequent, exciting and passionate act. Five, 10 or 20 years into a partnership, well, not so much. “For most people,...