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The sun has effects on fat cells: Canadian Study Finds

A professor of pharmacology at the University of Alberta found that fat cells shrink when exposed to sunlight. Peter Light explains that the sun’s blue light penetrates the skin and…

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More Children May Have Risks of High Blood Pressure

A new study finds that the risk of high blood pressure in American teens has increased by 27 percent in the past 13 years, as the waist gets thicker and…

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$6.8 million for a PET scan at the Val-d’Or hospital

A positron emission tomography (PET) scanner will be implanted at the Val-d’Or hospital. This device is used for the early diagnosis of certain forms of cancer. Previously, about 400 people…

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Death linked to the outbreak of E. coli bacteria in Roman lettuce UPDATE

One death was attributed to the outbreak of E. coli bacteria in Roman lettuce detected in five Canadian provinces. TORONTO – The Public Health Agency of Canada announced Thursday night…

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The Pill And Other Hormonal Contraceptives Greatly Increase Risk Of Breast Cancer

TORONTO – Taking hormonal contraception for several years is not be without consequences for your health. According to the results of a recent study, pill, IUD, injectable progestins, all increase…

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Death associated with the outbreak of E. coli bacteria in romaine lettuce

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Health Canada are currently investigating the outbreak of E. Coli bacteria in Roman lettuce detected in five Canadian provinces. Thirty cases have been reported…

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Hundreds of Royal Caribbean cruise passengers get sick

A cruise ship of the Royal Caribbean company returned to Florida on Saturday after hundreds of passengers contracted a gastrointestinal illness. During the five-night cruise, 332 cases of illness were…

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Doctor accused of putting abortion pill in his girlfriend’s tea

In the United States, Dr. Sikander Imran is accused by his girlfriend of causing miscarriage. He reportedly made her drink tea containing Misoprostol, a drug used for therapeutic abortions. Brook Fiske…

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Girls who are sexually abused develop more physical damage than boys

Girls who have been sexually assaulted are more likely to have genitourinary health problems than teenage girls in general and boys who have been abused, says a Quebec study whose…

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An anonymous donation of 100 million for CAMH

An anonymous donor donated $100 million to Toronto’s Center for Addiction and Mental Health. The amount will be used to fund more research on mental illnesses, affecting some 6.7 million…

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