Monday, July 22, 2019

Campus purple dye practice under review in wake of Health Canada warning

Some engineering students are rethinking how to approach a long-standing tradition of dying their bodies purple in the wake of a Health Canada warning. Student...

A peek into opioid users’ brains as they try to quit

Lying inside a scanner, the patient watched as pictures appeared one by one: A bicycle. A cupcake. Heroin. Outside, researchers tracked her brain's reactions...

Crackdown on unproven stem cell therapies long overdue, Ottawa scientist says

An Ottawa scientist says it's about time Health Canada cracked down on clinics offering unproven and potentially unsafe treatments that inject patients with their own cells, and...

Novartis launches rival to EpiPen for allergy emergencies in U.S.

A unit of Novartis AG said it would make partner Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corp's emergency allergy shots immediately available in local pharmacies across the United States, amid a...

Novartis launches rival to EpiPen for allergy emergencies amid shortage in U.S.

A unit of Novartis AG said it would make partner Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corp's emergency allergy shots immediately available in local pharmacies across the United States, amid a...

Report details how patient ‘seriously injured’ psychiatrist

Last Christmas Eve, a psychiatrist walked into the East Coast Forensic Hospital and asked two guards to help him deliver "bad news" to a patient secured...

Feds to announce funding for unique veterans’ home in Ottawa

The federal government will announce financial support for Canada's first home designed specifically for homeless veterans Tuesday, a month before construction is scheduled to start.  The Multifaith...

Feds announce funding for unique veterans’ home in Ottawa

The federal government is paying more than half the cost of Canada's first home designed specifically for homeless veterans Tuesday, a month before construction is...

Deadly mix of opioids and sedatives causing spike in overdoses that look like ‘date...

A new deadly cocktail has been showing up in Vancouver's drug supply in recent weeks: fentanyl cut with benzodiazepines or benzos as they're more...

Spike in overdoses reportedly due to opioid-sedative mix that acts like ‘date rape drug’

A new deadly cocktail has been showing up in Vancouver's drug supply in recent weeks: fentanyl cut with benzodiazepines or benzos as they're more...