Health of people who are transgender, a community that sees high rates of depression, focus of Canadian medical journal’s special issue.
BLOOD pressure tablets containing a chemical used in rocket fuel have been recalled over fears they could cause cancer.
DRY JANUARY can be tough for many, especially those who overindulged over the Christmas period. A doctor offers seven steps to giving up drinking in the New Year.
The province of Saskatchewan is losing all but one of its gynecologic oncologists. Departing specialists say burn out was inevitable without additional manpower and support. It’s a chronic issue in smaller centres in Canada.
More than two dozen diplomats stationed at the US embassy in Cuba suffered genuine in-ear damage after a mystery illness caused “intense” pain and dizziness, a study by the doctors who first treated them found. The series of unexplained cases had prompted fears that the diplomats were intentionally targeted by Cuba with some kind of […]
The Canadian Medical Association says it agrees with the findings of a report published by the Lancet journal documenting the health toll of pollution, heat waves, forest fires and infectious disease spread.
A national doctors’ group is raising concerns about the Ontario government’s move to allow employers to require workers to provide a doctor’s note to explain even minor illnesses, such as the common cold.
Shoppers Drug Mart holds medical cannabis seminars for doctors, raising questions about who should be selling the product and how doctors should be advising patients about how to use it.
After the FDA’s controversial approval of a pill form of sufentanil for use in U.S. hospitals and on the battlefield, Canadian doctors say the risks of the oral medication could outweigh the benefits in the midst of the ongoing opioid crisis.
Enlarge / Giving online symptom checkers the hairy eyeball. (credit: Carol Munro / Flickr) In 2015, The BMJ (formerly British Medical Journal) did a thorough audit of online symptom checkers. It found that, on average, the sites listed the correct diagnosis first only about a third of the time. Carl Shen, an ophthalmology resident at […]