Health Report
DementiaHack, price tag of aging in Canada, Gen Y needs to eat less and exercise more
  • Facebook and HackerNest are teaming up to hold a hackathon to help those affected with dementia
  • Conference Board of Canada study says it would cost the federal government $3.3 billion in the next year to implement strategies to cope with the wave of aging baby boomers
  • York U study finds if you are 25 years old you have to eat less and exercise more than your parents did to prevent gaining weight
Sep 22, 2015, 07:25 AM
CAMH donation from Purina
  • The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health is getting a boost from Purina
Nov 17, 2017, 09:00 AM
Hospital for Sick Children technology fundraiser
  • The Hospital for Sick Children is launching a new fundraising challenge for Toronto's technology and innovation community
Nov 17, 2017, 09:00 AM
Relationship between eating slowly and metabolic syndrome
  • Research finds people who eat slowly and mindfully are less likely to gain weight or develop metabolic syndrome
Nov 14, 2017, 08:01 AM
Antibiotic use in Canada
  • Study shows antibiotics are prescribed more often in Canada than in most other countries of similar economic standing
Nov 14, 2017, 08:00 AM
Estrogen receptor positive breast cancer Study suggests the current treatment plan for women with early-stage estrogen receptor positive breast cancer doesn't go far enough Nov 10, 2017, 08:25 AM
Debate on heart disease stents study
  • Study that looks at the effectiveness of the use of stents to open up blocked blood vessels in the heart and relieve chest pain leads to heated debate
Nov 10, 2017, 08:25 AM
Health spending, intermittent fasting
  • Report from the Canadian Institute for Health Information suggests health spending in Canada is expected to reach $6,600 per capita this year
  • Study finds intermittent fasting can keep your body younger, extend your life span and improve your overall health
Nov 07, 2017, 07:36 AM
Heart stents, babies with spinal muscular atrophy
  • Study finds heart stents aren't really doing much for patients
  • First attempted gene therapy for babies with spinal muscular atrophy sees positive results
Nov 03, 2017, 12:27 PM
Revolutionary heart surgery, link between Acetaminophen during pregnancy and ADHD
  • Vancouver heart specialist is presenting details of a revolutionary heart surgery to thousands of doctors from around the world
  • Study looks at possible link between using the pain reliever Acetaminophen during pregnancy and the incidents of ADHD in children
Oct 31, 2017, 08:22 AM
E-cigarettes and youth smoking New research finds there may be a link between e-cigarettes and youth smoking. Oct 30, 2017, 01:21 PM
Lead levels in candy, the time for heart surgery
  • The lead levels in some candy can be 50 times the limit, according to a new study
  • Scheduling heart surgeries in the afternoon could save lives
Oct 27, 2017, 11:23 AM
Arsenic baby food, editing genetic mutations
  • Two-thirds of store bought baby food tests positive for arsenic and other dangerous toxins, a new U.S. study found
  • A group of scientists have created a new gene editing techniques can fix mutations that cause diseases
Oct 26, 2017, 07:31 AM
Vitamin D and childhood diabetes, a new Typhoid fever vaccine
  • There's now more reason to make sure you're children are getting enough Vitamin D
  • A new Typhoid fever vaccine that works on children has been approved by the WHO
Oct 25, 2017, 07:17 AM
Connecting bravery with sleep, medical marijuana for kids
  • Need to build up your courage? Getting quality sleep could be the ticket
  • Medical marijuana can benefit some small children, a new study finds
Oct 24, 2017, 07:57 AM
The global crisis of antibiotic overuse
  • Overusing antibiotics is creating a global crisis, according to public health officials in England
  • A new connection has been made between practicing law and mental health struggles
Oct 23, 2017, 09:44 AM