Sunday, June 24, 2018

Obese couples may take longer to conceive

(Reuters Health) - - Couples who are obese may take longer to achieve pregnancy than partners who aren't as overweight, a recent U.S. study suggests....

Man with 3 faces had multiple face transplants

In a medical first, a French surgeon says he has performed a second face transplant on the same patient — who is now doing...

West Nile’s cruel summer: Insidious virus strikes Ottawa-area man

At least five days a week during the summer, Robert Gibeault would head out fishing near his home in Crysler, Ont., about 50 kilometres southeast of Ottawa. At...

How would national pharmacare work?

The federal government's announcement in the budget of an advisory council on options to proceed with a national pharmacare program leaves many questions about...

Artist defends eyeball tattoo that left Ottawa woman with partial vision loss

The artist who left an Ottawa woman with vision loss in one eye after a tattoo injection went wrong is defending his actions, saying he...

WHO reviewing dengue vaccine amid concerns it could make infection worse

The World Health Organization said on Monday it hoped to conduct a full review by the end of the year of a dengue vaccine that was...

Naloxone nasal spray began as a remedy for binge eating, CEO says

Roger Crystal's company was struggling to find new uses for an old drug that reverses overdoses. Then the North American opioid epidemic hit. Naloxone, a...

This year’s Gerber baby has Down syndrome

To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented...

Overdose calls jump 28% but Toronto police still aren’t carrying naloxone kits

There is a renewed push to equip Toronto police officers with naloxone kits after a report revealed a significant jump in overdose-related 911 calls...

Living in a greener neighbourhood could lower your risk of death: study

Trees stretching their canopies over city streets and grass tickling the sidewalk near your home are more than just pretty, they could actually be...