After a series of high-profile drug failures, researchers are being forced to question their primary hypothesis of Alzheimer’s disease.
U.S. regulator warns parents about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and asked manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and toddlers.
Two of three Ebola patients who escaped quarantine in the Congo River port city of Mbandaka have died, the head of mission in the city for the medical charity Doctors Without Borders says.
PANCREATIC cancer symptoms usually don’t show in the early stages, which can make it difficult to diagnose. If they do show, there are three early signs to be aware of. But to avoid the disease completely, it’s important to know what the causes of this type of cancer are.
THE chances of a person developing glaucoma could soon be picked up at birth after scientists identified the genetic risk factors behind the condition.
Chimpanzees appear to keep tidier sleeping arrangements than humans do. That’s one finding of a recent study that evaluated the microbes and arthropods found in the treetop beds that chimpanzees make each night.
VITAMIN D deficiency can be damaging to a person’s health – bone and back pain, and fatigue and tiredness, are just some of the symptoms. While the vitamin is best gained via sunlight, how much time should you be spending in the sun every day?
HOW TO GET TO SLEEP: while the heatwave forecast at the weekend is good news for sun worshippers, those who struggle to sleep in hot weather may be feeling anxious over whether they’ll be able to get a good night’s rest. One tip to make sure you get your forty-winks is linked with your pillow […]
Their groundbreaking genetic research has added decades to the lives of people at risk of sudden heart attacks — now members of the team responsible have won the Governor General’s Innovation Award.
The made-in-Canada Ebola vaccine was used for the first time to control an outbreak of the deadly hemorrhagic fever.