Health Report
Swearing and honesty, losing weight
  • Research suggests people who swear may be more honest
  • If your New Year's resolution is to lose weight, a food expert has some tips
Jan 04, 2017, 06:06 AM
Two recalls over food products
  • Public Health Agency of Canada says it is now investigating 18 cases of salmonella that may be connected to a recall of frozen breaded chicken products
  • A brand of cheese sold across Canada is being pulled from stores due to possible listeria contamination
Oct 19, 2017, 11:30 AM
New pill may help stop type 2 diabetes and control weight
  • Scientists have created a new pill they say can stop type 2 diabetes in its tracks and help patients lose weight
  • Researchers have developed a new model for detecting lung cancer in its early stages
Oct 18, 2017, 07:14 AM
Cancers connected to HPV in men U.S. study suggests the number of men with head and neck cancers connected to HPV is on the rise Oct 17, 2017, 09:01 AM
Diabetes prevention, experimental gene therapy for vision loss
  • New research suggests eating a handful of nuts a day can prevent type 2 diabetes
  • U.S. federal health advisors have endorsed an experimental gene therapy for patients with an inherited condition that gradually destroys eyesight
Oct 13, 2017, 07:24 AM
Wearing retainers to keep teeth straight Retainers should be worn for life to prevent straightened teeth from getting crooked again Oct 11, 2017, 07:43 AM
Multiple sclerosis susceptibility factors There are a number of factors that contribute to the susceptibility to multiple sclerosis Oct 11, 2017, 07:42 AM
Watching hockey have an effect on the heart rate Study suggests the excitement of watching your favourite hockey team either live or on TV can have an effect on the cardiovascular system. FULL STORY Oct 06, 2017, 07:55 AM
Energy drinks, turning exercise into a game
  • Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is urging a ban on selling energy drinks to children
  • Turning exercise into a game appears to be an effective way to get people to stick to healthy behaviours
Oct 04, 2017, 06:56 AM
Babies and severe flu, drug-resistant infections
  • Babies are at twice the risk of suffering severe flu if they have had older sibling
  • Drug-resistant infections are a growing problem in hospitals and communities, killing an estimated 23,000 Americans each year
Oct 02, 2017, 01:19 PM
Study shows Canadians interested in trying marijuana edibles There are calls for the Trudeau government to move ahead with legalizing marijuana edibles after a study shows nearly 50 per cent of Canadians would be interested in trying them. Sep 27, 2017, 07:07 AM
Sen. John McCain on his cancer diagnosis Arizona Sen. John McCain is talking about how he is handling his grim prognosis of brain cancer Sep 26, 2017, 07:14 AM
Exercises that may help people with Alzheimer's
  • Study finds that thinking while moving exercises may help people people with Alzheimer's
  • Kidneys can also get affected by air pollution
Sep 25, 2017, 06:57 AM
Early exposure to allergens may lower asthma risk
  • It seems early exposure to some allergens during infancy can actually decrease a child's risk of developing asthma
  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration approves first inhaler combining three different medicines to ease breathing in patients who have emphysema
Sep 21, 2017, 08:11 AM
Children not spending much time outdoors
  • Study shows 50 per cent of Torontonians say their children spend less time outside than they did at their age
  • McMaster University says it plans to ban all forms of smoking on campus starting next year
Sep 20, 2017, 07:48 AM
Latest research on antidepressants New research suggests antidepressants increase the risk of dying early by 33 per cent. Sep 19, 2017, 08:06 AM