Thursday, July 19, 2018

Nipah virus outbreak in India ‘definitely a concern,’ Canadian scientist says

Health officials are working to treat those infected with a rare, brain-damaging virus in southern India. It is the first reported outbreak in the...

Congo says confirmed Ebola cases have reached 30

Congo's Ministry of Health said Thursday the number of confirmed Ebola cases has reached 30, including eight deaths in the three affected health zones...

Congo says Ebola cases have reached 30

Congo's Ministry of Health said Thursday the number of confirmed Ebola cases has reached 30, including eight deaths in the three affected health zones...

Hospital found lacking in deaths of woman, baby

A coroner's report into the deaths of a 32-year-old woman and her baby at Hull Hospital has found that a lack of training and...

Complaints levelled at B.C. naturopaths offering ‘complete elimination’ of autism

Three registered B.C. naturopaths who offer a treatment promising "complete elimination" of autism through homeopathy are the subjects of a complaint under investigation by...

There are more Agent Orange barrels out there, says former DND employee

The Department of National Defence may have dug up and disposed of barrels containing chemicals at a New Brunswick military base decades ago — but...

What if scientists are wrong about theory of Alzheimer’s disease?

In a darkened room at Toronto's Krembil Research Institute, Dr. Donald Weaver is looking at a screen covered in green fluorescent dots. That's not a...

U.S. warns teething medicines unsafe, wants them off shelves

Federal health officials in the U.S. warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and asked manufacturers to...

Second Indian state reports suspected cases of rare Nipah virus, fanning fears of spread

Indian health officials  were checking on Wednesday if a rare, brain-damaging virus had  spread to a second state after two suspected cases reported in ...

2 Ebola patients who escaped quarantine in Congo found dead

Three patients infected with the deadly Ebola virus escaped from a hospital holding them in quarantine in the Congo city of Mbandaka, an aid group said, as...