Monday, July 22, 2019

How many new drugs rely on government-funded science? All of them

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. If you haven't...

Nova Scotia doctor losses snowballing each year, figures show

Nova Scotia has lost 114 doctors over a six-year period, and those losses are happening at an accelerating pace — a trend that one...

Good news, ladies: Carbs not linked to PMS

The amount of foods containing sugars or other carbohydrates that a woman eats has nothing to do with whether she will start experiencing premenstrual...

Saudi Arabia to build opera house in bid to shed conservative image, lure tourists

Saudi Arabia, a state where concerts are banned and music is prohibited in restaurants and stores, says construction will begin on the...

Slow Cooker Taco Soup

This slow cooker taco soup with ground beef is so easy - and SO GOOD! Perfect for busy weeks and flexible cooking times. Simple...

Antidepressant drugs do work, review on almost 120,000 patients concludes

A vast research study that sought to settle a long-standing debate about whether anti-depressant drugs really work has found they are indeed effective in...

Harvey Weinstein quotes from Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence in his defence

Harvey Weinstein wants a judge to dismiss a federal sexual misconduct lawsuit against him and invoked the words and actions of Oscar-winning...

Jonathan Torrens offers up help for women filmmakers

Actor Jonathan Torrens is looking to provide support to female filmmakers in Atlantic Canada. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-jonathan-torrens-help-women-filmmakers-1.4546515?cmp=rss

In Montreal, journalism meets art meets real life

By the time Nantali Indongo found herself face to face with Jorge, a heavily tattooed MS13 gang member and fighter in El...

‘All hands on deck’: Nova Scotia’s new physician recruiters playing catch-up

For five years in a row, Nova Scotia has seen more doctors leave than arrive, and each year the deficit has increased. The pressure is...