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
Essential oils Report questions the safety of essential oils Today at 09:06 AM
Catching germs on a flight, having just one alcoholic drink
  • Best way to avoid catching a cold or the flu while flying may be to sit by the window and stay there until you land
  • Study finds that all it takes is one alcoholic drink to impair your judgement
Mar 20, 2018, 06:17 AM
Brand of ground beef recall, potential multiple sclerosis treatment
  • Brand of lean ground beef is being recalled because of possible E. coli contamination
  • It's being called a potential game-changer for people living with multiple sclerosis
Mar 20, 2018, 06:16 AM
Fighting antibiotic resistance, effect of coffee on losing weight
  • Scientists may have found a way to fight antibiotic resistance and it involves an unlikely source
  • If you are trying to lose weight, have a cup of coffee
Mar 16, 2018, 08:23 AM
Physically fitness and dementia, plastic in bottled drinking water
  • Middle-aged women who keep physically fit could be nearly 90 per cent less likely to develop dementia later in life
  • WHO is planning a review of the potential risks of plastic in bottled drinking water after researchers uncovered particles in many major brands
Mar 15, 2018, 07:46 AM
Dental issues in babies, salt content in Chinese takeout meals
  • Kissing your baby on the lips may give them dental issues
  • Campaign group says Chinese takeout meals sold in restaurants and supermarkets should carry warnings because of their high salt content
Mar 15, 2018, 07:45 AM
Effect of light during sleep, larger waists and heart attacks
  • Study finds those who were exposed to light while they slept had a higher risk of developing symptoms of depression and anxiety
  • Women with biggest waists and a higher waist-to-hip ratio may be at a higher risk of a heart attack, according to a study
Mar 13, 2018, 08:07 AM
Measles exposure on Air Canada flight, sleep tips for time change
  • Some passengers on an Air Canada flight at Pearson International Airport may have been exposed to measles
  • Some sleep tips if the time change has you feeling out of sorts
Mar 13, 2018, 08:07 AM
Sugar content in pureed baby food, developing empathy
  • British study finds some trendy brands of pureed baby food are too sweet to be healthy
  • Empathy may not be something we develop solely through our life experiences
Mar 12, 2018, 06:19 AM
Exercise is the best medicine, bowel cancer in men
  • There is more evidence that regular exercise really is the best medicine
  • Binge watching TV appears to raise the risk of bowel cancer in men
Mar 12, 2018, 06:19 AM
Vitamin D and liver cancer, mail-order cancer test
  • Study finds higher levels of vitamin D can significantly slash the risk of liver cancer
  • Mail-order cancer test has been given the go-ahead in the United States
Mar 08, 2018, 05:58 AM
Sequencing of pancreatic tumours
  • Terry Fox Research Institute is funding a $5-million study to expand the sequencing of pancreatic tumours
Mar 08, 2018, 05:57 AM
Cancer risk from e-cigarettes, head injuries relationship to Alzheimer's
  • Study warns that even e-cigarettes with no nicotine can raise the risk of cancer for teens
  • Head injuries may increase the risk of early Alzheimer's
  • British scientists are working on a vaccine they hope will one day protect men from prostate cancer
Mar 06, 2018, 06:25 AM
Managing opioid addiction, effect of anxiety on a heart attack
  • Network of doctors has developed a new Canadian guideline for managing opioid addiction
  • Study finds while anxiety increases the risk of a heart attack, it may also increase the risk of surviving one
Mar 06, 2018, 06:24 AM
Loblaw packaged shrimp recall, fatty fish effect on multiple sclerosis
  • Loblaw is recalling some packages of cooked shrimp due to concerns some of the shrimp may actually be raw
  • Eating fatty fish may help lower the risk of developing multiple sclerosis
  • Some scientists are making the case that there are more kinds of diabetes than just type 1 and type 2
Mar 06, 2018, 06:24 AM