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TORONTO A mobile health unit in Toronto is combining traditional Indigenous treatments and modern medicine to help care for the citys homeless and most vulnerable people. Anishnawbe...
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A researcher loads medical equipment into a drone as part of a test to see if they can be useful to deliver supplies to remote communities. SHARE CALGARY...
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The race for a vaccine has taken a political turn in the run up to the November 3, 2020 election, with U.S. President Donald Trump regularly promising to have one brought...
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A laboratory technician holds a dose of a COVID 19 novel coronavirus vaccine candidate ready for trial on monkeys at the National Primate Research Center of Thailand. MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/AFP via Getty...
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WARSAW, POLAND Poland s top court ruled Thursday that a law allowing abortion of fetuses with congenital defects is unconstitutional, shutting a major loophole in the predominantly...
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Humans tend to reach their peak mental abilities around age 35 and begin a decline around age 45, according to a new study based on data from 24, 000 professional chess...
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Older people, women and those with a wide range of symptoms in the first week of their illness appear to be most likely to develop long COVID, according to a...
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Psychologists have worried about the mental health toll of rising COVID 19 cases and tightened restrictions for months add in the shorter days and colder weather of the approaching season,...
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VANCOUVER Many Metro Vancouver clinics and pharmacies have seen an increased demand for flu vaccines this fall, but one local doctor says everyone who is able to...
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An experimental treatment is helping Canadian veteran Trevor Greene recover from a severe head wound that was suffered while on tour in Afghanistan in 2006 CTV News SHARE VICTORIA...
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A+ A new study indicates some Canadian mothers have taken on the equivalent of nearly two full time jobs providing child care during the COVID 19 pandemic. Using data from COVID19monitor.org ,...
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TORONTO A proposed ban on some single use plastics should serve as a wake up call to Canadians concerned about the potential harms everyday items may pose, say experts...
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TORONTO A new study investigating microplastics has found that baby bottles made of polypropylene release millions of these plastics during the process of sterilizing, rinsing and preparing...
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In this undated photo released by Cell journal, the Sope I grave in Estonia, where plague DNA was found in a tooth from this individual and is the earliest evidence...
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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND The United Nations said Monday it would stockpile one billion syringes around the world by the end of 2021, to be used for the delivery...
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Having community based doctors offices offering COVID 19 testing is another way in which we are boosting screening capacity in Manitoba, said Cameron Friesen, Minister of Health, Seniors and Active Living,...
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Larger font Increase article font size A+ “I believe we’re rounding the corner.” “We’re a winner on the excess mortality.” “We have the vaccines coming and we have the therapies...
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Larger font Increase article font size A+ Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Germans to come together like they did in the spring to slow the spread of the coronavirus as the...
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A+ The employment insurance system absorbed almost 1.3 million people in the last three weeks, new figures show, as a key COVID 19 benefit wound down. A breakdown of applications for...