Saturday, November 17, 2018

Celiac disease goes undiagnosed in 90% of cases, Canadian researchers find

Celiac disease is common but mostly goes undiagnosed, say Canadian nutrition researchers who studied the blood work of nearly 3,000 people.  For those with celiac...

Birth control: Trump expands opt-out for workplace insurance

U.S. President Donald Trump is allowing more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women by claiming religious or moral objections, issuing...

‘You’re trying to solve a drug problem with another drug’: Vaccines for cocaine, heroin...

Vaccines are lifesavers. Over the past century vaccines for polio, cholera and measles have saved millions of lives. And as a global drug epidemic deepens, claiming more and more lives,...

‘It gave me a sense of closure’: Database on Inuit tuberculosis graves offers some...

It was something of a fluke how Mary Nashook found her grandfather's grave. She was heading to Quebec City to work as an English-Inuktitut interpreter...

Madagascar experiencing rapid spread of disease known as the Black Death in Middle Ages

Elisah Raharimalala and her daughter wear face masks as they make their way around the capital of Madagascar, Antananarivo, a city of more than...

New figures show hospital overcrowding will have ‘drastic impact’ on care, Ontario NDP says

The pressure is growing on the Wynne government to tackle chronic overcrowding in the province's hospitals after repeated revelations about patients being cared for...

Ontario forms opioid emergency task force to address ongoing crisis

The province will create an emergency task force to help address the ongoing opioid crisis, the minister of health announced Wednesday. The opioid task force,...

Ontario forms opioid emergency task force to address ongoing crisis

The province will create an emergency task force to help address the ongoing opioid crisis, the minister of health announced Wednesday. The opioid task force,...

40% of cancers diagnosed in U.S. related to obesity, CDC says

The rates of 12 obesity-related  cancers rose by 7 per cent from 2005 to 2014, an increase that is threatening to reverse progress in reducing the...

Nobel Prize in Chemistry shared by 3 for cryo-electron microscopy

BREAKING NEWS The 2017 #NobelPrize in Chemistry is awarded to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank & Richard Henderson. pic.twitter.com/RUZSnArJHO — @NobelPrize Three researchers based in the U.S.,...