Brain-eating Amoeba Contracted By Texan Girl While She Was Swimming

A 10-year-old Texan girl contracted a brain-eating amoeba with a death-rate of 97 percent. That happened to that young girl while she was swimming. Now, unfortunately, she is fighting for her life. According to CNN, the girls contracted the deadly...

Common Antibiotics Could Trigger Heart Conditions

In a new study, issued in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and conducted by scientists from the University of British Columbia and the Provincial Health Services Authority’s (PHSA) Therapeutic Evaluation Unit, established a link between common antibiotics...

Left-Handed DNA Instructions Identified, And They Alter Brain Structure

Researchers have finally identified the DNA instructions linked to being left-handed. Also, the scientists revealed that this genetic information plays a role in altering brain structure and functions. But that's not a bad thing, after all, as the new study...

Blood Cancer Survival Rate Is One The Rise, Latest Cancer Statistics Show

The Canadian Cancer Society revealed today that the blood cancer survival rate is increasing at the moment across Canada. The overall survival rate, according to the latest cancer statistics, boosted to 63 percent, meaning an increase of about eight percent...

Treating Heart Attack Survivors Changes As Per New McMaster Research

New McMaster University in Hamilton research comes up with some guidelines for doctors who are treating heart attack survivors. The new study revealed that when docs open narrow arteries, in hospitalized patients or post-operatory ones, those people are less likely...

Plant-Based Diet Affects Brain Health, New Research Concluded

Increasingly more people are adopting a plant-based diet nowadays. While many would praise a raw-vegan menu, nutritionists and even scientists do not agree with the alleged benefits of such a diet. A new study, even more, revealed that a plant-based...

Weight-Loss Surgery Reduces Risks Of Heart Diseases In Diabetics

The US is facing a high rate of obese diabetics, and Canada is also among the top countries in this regard, unfortunately. A new study, however, gives hopes to those people with diabetes who had weight-loss surgery. As per new...

Canadian Pharmacists worry about US interest in Canadian drugs

Ontario pharmacists are already reporting a drug shortage. In their view, the Trump administration's decision to allow Americans to legally import prescription drugs, which are cheaper in Canada, may worsen the situation. Francesco Vella is a pharmacist who owns the...

Hundreds of Royal Caribbean cruise passengers get sick

During the five-night cruise, 332 cases of illness were reported, Owen Torres, a spokesman for Royal Caribbean, told CNN in a statement. He stressed that it was a minimum percentage of - 5.99% - of the more than 5,000 passengers...

Bizarre leafless ‘vampire’ tree kept alive by its neighbours

The stump of a kauri, a New Zealand conifer, is kept alive by feeding from the roots of trees that transmit water and nutrients to it. The story of a wood wide web or a tree company linked by a...