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Kill-Switch for CRISPR Could Make Gene-Editing Safer 2020-01-17 08:00:00Anti-CRISPR proteins could bolster biosecurity and improve medical treatments -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Are Human Body Temperatures Cooling Down? 2020-01-17 06:45:00A new study finds that average temperatures have dropped over the past century and a half -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Let's Stop Talking about "Battling Cancer" 2020-01-16 07:00:00Describing it that way can be damaging to patients, families and caregivers -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Johns Hopkins Scientists Give Psychedelics the Serious Treatment 2020-01-16 06:45:00The first research center of its kind in the country is bringing renewed rigor to the investigation of the drugs’ therapeutic uses -- Read more

All of Us Have a Role to Play 2020-01-14 12:00:00The film Dark Waters highlights the importance of an involved public in environmental protection -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

People's Body Systems Age at Different Rates 2020-01-14 11:15:00Individuals have an “ageotype” that’s specific to one organ system, which could be targeted in order to extend healthy life -- Read

Female Surgeons Are Still Treated as Second-Class Citizens 2020-01-14 07:00:00The profession is rife with sexual harassment, bullying and discrimination—and that needs to change -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Unexpected Clues Emerge About Why Diets Fail 2020-01-13 15:05:00The physiology of weight regain still baffles scientists, but surprising insights have emerged -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Purdue Pharma Should Become a Public Trust 2020-01-13 12:00:00It would be a huge win in fighting the opioid crisis -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Gene Therapy Arrives 2020-01-10 09:00:00After false starts, drugs that manipulate the code of life are finally changing lives -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Bacteria "Tolerant" of One Antibiotic Are More Likely 2020-01-09 14:30:00Even combination therapies do not prevent such pathogens from becoming resistant -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

WHO Says Mysterious Illness in China Likely Being 2020-01-09 13:00:00The virus behind an outbreak that has sickened at least 59 people in Wuhan is thought to be a ​type of coronavirus, the family that includes SAR

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Health Tip: Preventing Athlete's Foot 2020-01-18 02:00:00Title: Health Tip: Preventing Athlete's FootCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2020 12:00:00 AM

'Intensity' of U.S. Binge Drinking Is on the 2020-01-18 02:00:00Title: 'Intensity' of U.S. Binge Drinking Is on the RiseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2020 12:00:00

Do Testicles Have Taste Buds? The Internet Clamors 2020-01-18 02:00:00Title: Do Testicles Have Taste Buds? The Internet Clamors to KnowCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2020 1

Many Americans Are Inactive, With Southerners Faring Worse 2020-01-18 02:00:00Title: Many Americans Are Inactive, With Southerners Faring WorseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2020 1

College Students Picking Pot Over Drinking in States 2020-01-18 02:00:00Title: College Students Picking Pot Over Drinking in States Where It's LegalCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review:

How Palliative Care Remade End-of-Life Care at New 2020-01-18 02:00:00Title: How Palliative Care Remade End-of-Life Care at New York HospitalsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17

Weight Control Drug Belviq May Raise Cancer Risk: 2020-01-18 02:00:00Title: Weight Control Drug Belviq May Raise Cancer Risk: FDACategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2020 12:00:

Researchers Alter Mosquitoes to Resist Dengue Infection 2020-01-18 02:00:00Title: Researchers Alter Mosquitoes to Resist Dengue InfectionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2020 12:0

Health Tip: Preventing Eye Injuries 2020-01-18 02:00:00Title: Health Tip: Preventing Eye InjuriesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2020 12:00:00 AM

Millennials Most Likely to Skip Flu Shot, Believe 2020-01-18 02:00:00Title: Millennials Most Likely to Skip Flu Shot, Believe 'Anti-Vaxxer' Claims: PollCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial

Sepsis Causes Far More Deaths Worldwide Than Thought 2020-01-18 02:00:00Title: Sepsis Causes Far More Deaths Worldwide Than ThoughtCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2020 12:00:0

Another Cost of Climate Change: More Wildfires 2020-01-18 02:00:00Title: Another Cost of Climate Change: More WildfiresCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2020 12:00:00 AM

Radio-Canada | Santé

Comment une technologie québécoise a permis de redresser 2020-01-17 10:23:00Un orthopédiste de Montréal évite l’amputation complète des tibias de son patient grâce à un logiciel q

Infections : la septicémie associée à un décès 2020-01-16 16:56:00La septicémie est associée à deux fois plus de décès dans le monde quon ne le croyait auparavant.

Cliniques d'hiver : la ministre de la Santé 2020-01-14 18:15:00La ministre de la Santé du Québec estime que les médecins devraient prendre plus de patients.

Implants mammaires : qu'ont-elles sous la peau? 2020-01-14 04:14:00[La facture] De nombreuses femmes n’arrivent pas à savoir quel type dimplants mammaires elles portent.

Une maladie orpheline meurtrière qui n'intéresse pas les 2020-01-13 04:06:00Le glioblastome est une forme de cancer du cerveau qui laisse une espérance de vie de 15 mois aux patients.

Prise de rendez-vous difficile dans les cliniques d'hiver 2020-01-11 04:16:00Obtenir un rendez-vous dans une clinique dhiver dans la région montréalaise nest pas si facile.

Un chercheur crée des virus synthétiques pour vaincre 2020-01-10 07:32:00Bactériophages. Ce mot ne vous évoque peut-être pas grand-chose. Ces virus naturels pourraient pourtant être à l&rsqu

Implants mammaires : plus de 100 cas d’un 2020-01-09 17:03:00Santé Canada dit avoir reçu un total de 106 signalements de lymphome associé à un modèle dimplant mammaire.

La grippe, plus virulente que l'an dernier au 2020-01-07 17:31:00À Noël, lindice dactivité grippale était de 35 % et, samedi dernier, il sélevait à 29 %, ce qui est éle

Nouvelle pneumonie : la santé publique en mode 2020-01-07 15:39:00La santé publique de Toronto surveille l’évolution d’une nouvelle pneumonie virale à Wuhan, en Chine.

Les urgences québécoises toujours surchargées malgré les cliniques 2020-01-06 16:28:00Les gens qui ont des symptômes grippaux sont lun des principaux facteurs dengorgement des hôpitaux.

Pénélope McQuade s'ouvre sur sa dépression « pour 2020-01-06 13:54:00Lanimatrice se bat contre cette maladie depuis 27 ans.

Global News : Health

U.S. airports screening passengers from China for new 2020-01-17 14:33:30Officials at three U.S. airports will begin screening passengers from Wuhan, China, where a virus has caused an outbreak of pneumonia.

Kids at higher risk of being hospitalized this 2020-01-17 11:49:33More kids are ending up in hospital this flu season than usual, says Canada's chief public health officer.

Second person dies in Chinese virus outbreak 2020-01-17 10:05:24A second person has died in China of a mysterious virus, as more cases are reported in Thailand and Japan.

California’s Yosemite National Park probing 170 reported illnesses 2020-01-16 21:30:11The origin of the outbreak was unclear.

Fitbit data could help predict flu outbreaks, says 2020-01-16 18:55:24The study used data from more than 47,000 Fitbit users in five U.S. states.

1st diagnostic test developed for new virus that 2020-01-16 14:40:40The virus was first detected in the Chinese city of Wuhan last year and cases have since been reported in Thailand and Japan.

Vaccines are ‘one of the greatest tools we 2020-01-16 06:00:25Vaccines save roughly two million lives per year, according to Statistics Canada.

First case of new China coronavirus confirmed in 2020-01-15 20:03:07The man had been to the Chinese city of Wuhan, where there has been an outbreak of pneumonia believed to be caused by the new coronavirus strain, it s

Pharmacies reporting shortages of other heartburn medications after 2020-01-15 18:44:04Canadian pharmacies are reporting shortages of a popular heartburn medication sold under the brand name Pepcid.

The average human body temperature is lower than 2020-01-15 07:00:23People are colder than they were a century ago, a new study suggests.

WHO warns hospitals that new virus could spread 2020-01-14 11:37:01There may have been human-to-human transmission of a new virus, meaning it could spread beyond China.

U.K. company gives non-smokers 4 more vacation days 2020-01-14 10:31:06"Remember: a healthier workplace is a happier workplace," said the company's managing director.

TORONTO STAR | LIFE |

Can you follow the Mediterranean diet in Toronto? 2020-01-08 06:00:00While the Mediterranean diet is nothing new, if you live in Toronto, accessing it can be challenging and costly, as winter produce can be inconstant,

Forget dieting. Lasting weight loss requires a lifestyle 2020-01-07 05:00:00If it took you several years to gain the weight, you can’t expect to lose it in a couple weeks, experts say.

I did a cleanse promoted by GOOP (so 2020-01-06 11:00:00Cleanse appears to be a mash-up of Ayurvedic medicine, but felt like a starvation diet

Why your workout may not be helping you 2020-01-06 05:00:00Most people burn way fewer calories than we think we do, even with a rigorous workout.

Black teens who experience daily racial discrimination show 2019-12-30 19:47:21For years, scientists have connected health disparities in the United States to racism and discrimination. African Americans are more likely than whit

Why I’m going on an Instagram diet for 2019-12-30 14:00:00For many, 2020 brings a lot of pressure for a “New Year, new me.” But there’s the dark side of that pressure in the age of Instagram

How to stick to your New Year’s resolutions 2019-12-30 08:00:00Expert strategies for following through on your goals in 2020

Youth must be part of designing their own 2019-12-25 08:00:00It’s hard for the children who need help the most to access care.

These are the latest ways to relax 2019-12-23 13:30:00Test-driving the newest relaxation offerings, from sound baths to sweat studios

Santé

Un thérapeute à 4 pattes pour les paramédics New! 2020-01-19 00:00:00Les paramédics de Québec ont désormais un ange à quatre pattes qui veille sur eux : Dude, un mignon labradoodle de deux an

Virus chinois: sans doute des centaines de contaminations, 2020-01-18 00:49:27Le mystérieux virus apparu en Chine est de la même famille que le SRAS.

«Leur approche n’est pas la bonne» 2020-01-17 19:59:31La réglementation sur le vapotage qualifiée d’excessive.

Une amende contre Johnson & Johnson réduite drastiquement 2020-01-17 17:44:05Un juge a drastiquement réduit de plusieurs milliards de dollars la somme que doit payer Johnson & Johnson pour indemniser des plaignants.

L’Institut de santé publique quitte le comité sur 2020-01-17 00:00:00L’Institut national de santé publique (INSPQ), a claqué la porte du comité chargé de revoir l’encadrement des

Urgences-santé: ambulanciers blâmés pour ne pas avoir donné 2020-01-16 20:36:02Des ambulanciers d'Urgences-santé ont été blâmés pour ne pas avoir injecté de l'épinéphrine &

Prime de 4000 $: l’opposition dénonce l’entente avec 2020-01-16 20:17:33L’opposition tire à boulets rouges sur l’entente signée par la CAQ et les médecins spécialistes concernant une

Dénouement inespéré pour une ado malade 2020-01-16 19:45:53Elle recevra enfin le médicament qu’elle réclamait.

Engorgement des urgences: les infirmières pressent la ministre 2020-01-16 12:19:26Les infirmières pressent la ministre de la Santé de réduire le nombre de patients qu’elles peuvent prendre en charge.

Pas de «caps d’acier» pour les employés de 2020-01-16 01:00:00Les employés de cuisine des restaurants de Peter Sergakis n’auront pas à porter de «caps d’acier» à cause

Près de 4000$ pour une garde de 24 2020-01-16 01:00:00Mal à l’aise face à cette situation, des chirurgiens plasticiens veulent que le montant soit revu à la baisse.

Maximum 90 minutes d'attente dans une clinique pédiatrique 2020-01-15 21:56:13Un urgentologue de l'Hôpital de Montréal pour enfants a ouvert une clinique d'urgence pédiatrique où le temps d'attente


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