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...

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...

A dressing that treats wounds faster

Dressings created by American and Canadian scientists can close wounds more quickly and increase the rate of healing. The good old adhesive bandage is about to undergo a facelift. Active adhesive bandages (AAP) have been developed by teams from Harvard...

Blood from black donors needed to fight sickle cell anemia

Héma-Québec is taking advantage of Black History Month to launch a call for blood donors from black communities. The organization has a growing need for black blood to increase its reserves and help provide treatment for patients with sickle cell...

Google pays tribute to Canadian neurosurgeon Wilder Penfield

On the its homepage on Friday, Google honored Wilder Penfield, a neurosurgeon and researcher from Montreal known for having developed a treatment against epilepsy. Born in Washington State, Wilder Penfield was recruited by McGill University in 1928. In 1934, he...