Deep in the Amazon jungle, Virologist Simon Anthony is following a Brazilian team of scientists and researchers. Their mission is a life-saving one. “We’re here in the Brazilian Amazon because we know that 75% of emerging infectious diseases in people come from wildlife and the Amazon is one of the most bio-diverse places on the…
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“We promise you, this is the beginning, There will be another drug that we will be filing for next year. And next year and next year until we get this done.”Dr. Tak Mak A cancer breakthrough: Canada-U.S. team develop ‘sharp-shooter’ drug targeting several cancers →
It’s a controversial theory, but an evolutionary geneticist at McMaster University suggests men are the reason why women go through this phase of hot flashes and night sweats.
At least 23 Canadian women who were taking the birth control pills Yaz or Yasmin are suspected of dying from potential adverse drug reactions, according to government records.
A barrage of alcohol advertising on television, magazines and the Internet isn’t just influencing adults – young women in Canada are drinking more than ever, a medical journal is warning.
He’s the doctor offering the media and millions of readers frequent updates on Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield’s health. Dr. Raffi Kuyumjian was assigned to look after Canada’s popular astronaut since Hadfield was handed the five-month mission.
In April, 16×9 aired an episode featuring patients who had been diagnosed as ‘vegetative’ after suffering severe brain damage. Since then, one of the patients we featured, Leonard Rodrigues, has shown continuing progress in his rehabilitation.
Jim Van Horne is still fighting the cancer that he was diagnosed with five years ago.
A law firm in Thunder Bay, Ont. that launched an $800-million class action lawsuit against the company that recalled a birth control pill in Canada says that 40 women are now pregnant.
With her star power, Angelina Jolie turned the touchy subject of breast cancer and mastectomies into a household conversation Tuesday. Canadian experts weigh in on breast cancer, genetic testing and what women should do if they have BRCA gene mutations.
A new device may offer hope to people with epilepsy as the technology could predict the onset of seizures in adults who have the condition and can’t be treated with medication, Australian scientists say.
Health Canada announced today new measures that will include removing products from the marketplace that contact small, powerful magnets which threaten the safety of young children.
Canadian research has pioneered a new formula that could be used around the world to help decipher when to screen passengers at airports for disease control.
One in nine women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre treats many of them.
A new Canadian study discovered a treatment that might offer hope for some Alzheimer’s patients and their loved ones.