Dozens Must See a Doctor – Tests For Diabetes Done With Reused Needle at Scarborough Health Fair

After the health fair at the Scarborough Village Recreation Centre, a complaint was filed on 25 March. Public health officials have investigated the complaint and they reached the conclusion that some needles... Read more »

Man Gets Vasectomy 2 Years Ago and Gets His Wife Pregnant

Meet Tully Hughes, the youngest boy of a Canadian family. He was quite a surprise to Dianne and Bobby because the father had a vasectomy two years before his wife got pregnant.... Read more »

Study Shows Americans Took Too Many Antibiotics for Sinus Infections

A few days ago, CDC published a study in JAMA Internal Medicine, called ‘Antibiotic therapy duration in US adults with sinusitis’. The authors of the study concluded that Americans have been prescribed... Read more »

Using MRIs Calgary Scientists Aim to Reduce Use of Mice and Rats in Medical Research

The University of Calgary now has a small MRI to help minimize the number of rats and mice they have in their experiments. Using the small MRI, medical scientists at the university... Read more »

What do Coffee and Cancer have in Common?

When it comes to anything coffee related, millions of people start to pay attention since this wonderful drink has warmed its way into our hearts with its great taste and the ability... Read more »

Deer Ticks Found at Ojibway Prairie Complex. Do They Carry Lyme Disease?

Warm temperatures also bring to life ticks and with ticks Lyme disease is only a bite away. While our intention is not to strike fear among the people that enjoy taking a... Read more »

Woman Plays the Flute During Brain Surgery

It’s probably not the best stage to entertain your audience, but this professional musician played her flute while she was having a brain surgery. If you’re wondering why would someone do this... Read more »

How Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder affects Sexual Assault Survivors

Sexual assault has millions of victims each year, and sadly, the trauma leaves scars for the survivors. Most of the time, the victims of sexual assault have to deal with post-traumatic stress... Read more »

HPV Puts Both Men and Women at Risk of Cancer, But More Women Got the HPV Vaccine

HPV, or the Human Papillomavirus, can infect both women and men. It is a common STI virus that affects 25% of the U.S. population. Some strains of HPV can lead to oral,... Read more »

Urban Design Could Prevent Childhood Obesity: Walking Space Needed

When urban spaces are designed, we should also consider health risks, according to a study. It seems that neighborhoods that have more walking space have a better impact on children’s weight and... Read more »