Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Yemen cholera cases pass 300,000 mark, ICRC says

A 10-week cholera epidemic has now infected more than 300,000 people in Yemen, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Monday, a health disaster...

‘Very worrisome’: Sperm counts have declined by more than half for Western men

Sperm counts for men in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand have declined by more than 50 per cent in the last four...

Gilbert Rozon steps down after misconduct allegations surface on social media

Gilbert Rozon, President of Just for Laughs as well as the man in charge of Montreal's 375th anniversary celebrations and the vice-president of the...

Drake leaves money, goodwill during stops across Miami

31-year-old rap star, Drake, has been spreading money and goodwill throughout the city this week. http://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/drake-leaves-money-goodwill-across-miami-1.4526090?cmp=rss

FDA approves Lexicon Pharma’s carcinoid syndrome diarrhea drug

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it had approved Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc's oral drug to treat carcinoid syndrome diarrhea, a condition that develops in patients with gastrointestinal tumors....

Sautéed Zucchini with Dill

This sautéed zucchini with dill is such a simple and easy side dish for summer meals. Six ingredients. Takes 15 minutes. Great on its own,...

How U of T is increasing the number of black medical school students

In a few weeks, a fresh crop of medical students will begin classes at the University of Toronto. By this time next year, Aquila Akingbade...

Some patients pay thousands while others nothing at all in ‘medical postal code lottery’

Two men, different provinces, the same life-changing surgery, yet one has to pay out of pocket and the other is covered by the public health-care...

Trudeau says it’s time for Canada to debate decriminalizing fees for surrogate moms

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it's time for Canadian society to wrestle with the controversial issue of paying women to carry other people's babies. Calling...

Reliance on food pantries can make healthy eating difficult

(Reuters Health) - - People who rely on food pantries for their meals may not receive enough dairy, fruits or vegetables to get all the nutrients they need for a healthy diet, two recent studies suggest....

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