One in three Canadians sleep less than the recommended seven to nine hours per night. The culprit could be too much screen time, stress or caffeine, but few Canadians realize their daytime doziness may be directly caused by a condition called sleep apnea that can have serious health ramifications.
Two moms whose late sons suffered from a degenerative brain condition associated with the type of head impacts common in collision sports are suing the biggest youth football league in the U.S. But one neurologist says there is still a lot scientists don’t understand about brain injury in sport.
Infants at high risk of developing food allergies should be offered common allergenic foods at around age six months – but not before four months, according to new Canadian Paediatric Society guidelines.
There are unanswered questions about the health effects of legal marijuana used for recreational purposes. A new set of expert guidelines may help lower the risk in young people.
The Zika virus should remain a concern for some Canadians planning winter vacations in sunny climes, doctors say.
EBOLA is a deadly virus infection that originated in Africa, and was responsible for a large outbreak in 2014. The European cities most at risk of Ebola symptoms have been revealed, after news of an outbreak scare in Sweden. Is the UK at risk of Ebola?
Women suffering from complications from surgically implanted pelvic meshes have a slightly greater risk of depression than patients who experience a positive outcome from the procedure, a new study suggests.
ECZEMA could be treated with creams, ointments and moisturisers. But you could be at risk of the dry and itchy skin condition if you often eat this food as part of your diet.
HOW to sleep: Sleep better by having a good bed time routine, watching your diet, and by avoiding back pain-causing mattresses. One of the best ways to get a better night’s rest is to swap your sleep position. This is the one position you should avoid in bed, or risk waking up several times in […]
LUNG CANCER is a difficult disease to treat and the outlook is not as good as it is for many other types of cancer. The dangers of smoking and it’s link to the disease are well publicised, but how much does smoking really increase the risk of getting lung cancer?