Canadians Warned About Invasive Hogweed Plant: Cause of Burns And Blindness

Look out for an invasive plant named hogweed, which is among the most dangerous plants in Canada, according to the Nature Conservancy of Canada. The plant can cause third-degree burns and even... Read more »

City Tests Garlic Spray to Keep Ticks Away

Who knew garlic could be the next best thing in repelling ticks? Kingston, Canada is the place where a garlic-based repellant has been used to keep ticks away from the city. Until... Read more »

Bill Gates Funds Genetically Modified Mosquitoes to Wipe Out Malaria

The Microsoft founder, Bill Gates, has funded UK Company called Oxitec for a few years now. Back in 2010, he funded Oxitec to create modified mosquitoes and tackle the Zika virus and... Read more »

Massive Genetic Study Finds Connections Between Psychiatric Disorders

An international team of researchers from the US, UK, China, Singapore, Japan, and Australia has started a project called “Brainstorm Study.” They used a million of people’s genes to find clues on... Read more »

Virus Infections in Early Life Could Set the Stage For Alzheimer’s

Scientists have found that Alzheimer’s could be triggered by viruses that can affect the brain. It’s been years of debate on what causes the disease, and this study sparks the debates with... Read more »

By 2035, the Number of Elderly Cancer Patients Could Rise by 80%

Experts have predicted that in the next 20 years, the number of older cancer patients will increase. More exactly, Cancer Research UK found that by 2035, the number of old people diagnosed... Read more »

Migrant Children Separated from Their Parents and What Impact this Could have on Their Health

Thousands of people cross the U.S. – Mexico border illegally every month in search for a better life. However, with a new “zero-tolerance” policy implemented by the administration of the U.S. president,... Read more »

Less Alcohol Means a Lower Risk of Cancer, Suggests New Study

There is a link between alcohol and cancer. A new study shows that if people drink less alcohol, they have a lower risk of cancer than the ones that drink more. Researchers... Read more »

Daily Fasting Helps Reducing Weight: Study Analysis of 16:8 Diet

Daily fasting really works in reducing weight and lowering blood pressure, according to a new study. The study was published by researchers at the University of Illinois, Chicago, in the journal Nutrition... Read more »

Confirmed Case of Measles: Exposure at Thornhill Mall’s Movie Theatre

People that went to the movie in Thornhill Mall may have been exposed to measles, warn officials. Earlier this month, the case of measles has been confirmed. York Region Public Health’s news... Read more »