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Thousands of Canadian Seniors Hospitalized with Adverse Drug Reactions: Report

March 27, 2013, 8:50 pm

Nearly 27,000 Canadian seniors were hospitalized from an adverse drug reaction in 2010-2011 says a new report.

New 3-D Technology to Aid Cancer Diagnosis

January 15, 2013, 8:28 pm

A first-in-Canada virtual 3-D lung navigation system will enhance diagnosis, staging, and care for lung cancer patients in BC.

Clinical Trial Reports Often Biased, Canadian Researchers Find

January 15, 2013, 8:20 pm

Study shows that a considerable number of published studies on breast cancer clinical trials are biased.

Giant Pandacea: Endangered Chinese Bears Immune to Superbugs

January 4, 2013, 3:30 pm

Giant pandas have been found to produce a powerful antibiotic in their blood that rapidly kills pathogens. The discovery has potential applications for the treatment of [...]

Healthy Neuroticism: Conscientiousness Can Improve Inflammatory Conditions

December 31, 2012, 2:00 pm

Recent U.S. research has shown that neurotic people who are also conscientious have very low levels of Interleukin 6 (IL-6), an indicator of chronic disease and inflammation.

Busting Myths About Arthritis

October 9, 2012, 8:15 am

During National Arthritis Week, UK heath professionals will be trying to dispel some common misconceptions about arthritis.

New Hope for Migraine Misery

September 26, 2012, 3:25 pm

A new handheld treatment promises hope for migraine sufferers, according to research presented at a headache conference in London last week.

Sorry, What We Told You Is Wrong

July 22, 2012, 12:12 am

In medicine, all too often the answers from experts are found years later to be wrong.

Chronic Pain Linked With Psychological Attitude

July 1, 2012, 1:00 pm

Only certain back injury patients go on to develop chronic pain due to early changes in the brain related to emotional and motivational behavior.

Medical Research, Part 1

April 5, 2010, 8:39 pm

Antidepressant drugs may be no better than placebo.


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