Recall of IM Healthy Soy Nut Butter Products

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has requested a recall of IM Healthy branded soy products because these products may be contaminated with E. coli O157: H7. The agency indicates on…

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Promising breast cancer technique at the CHUM

A project developed in 2011 at CHUM allows oncology surgeons to treat more patients with breast cancer. Thanks to a technique developed in a Mayo Clinic in the United States,…

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Access to a doctor: it’s far from improving, says a general practitioner

“Right now, politicians claim that we have never had so many doctors. I do not want to be a prophet of misfortune, but I think things will get worse, “says…

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flu

The flu in 2018: no more dangerous than 15 years ago

The death of Cynthia Thibaudeau of Gatineau last week left her family completely stunned. The 39-year-old woman looked healthy before catching the flu, which won in a few days. Is…

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antidepressants

The effectiveness of antidepressants confirmed in new study

The 21 most commonly used antidepressants in the world are more effective than placebo for the short-term treatment of major depression in adults, shows a large international study. The effectiveness…

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IFC to back GSK Velu’s African medical technology firm

International Finance Corporation plans to provide a $2.75 million loan (about Rs 18 crore) to healthcare entrepreneur GSK Velu’s new medical technology company in Africa, the World Bank’s private-sector investment…

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Lack of funding for mental health in Northwestern Ontario

The Thunder Bay District Social Services Administration Board is asking the province for more funding to help address addiction and mental health issues. The organization has published a paper in…

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