Teenage girls are twice as likely to show symptoms of depression linked to social media use as boys, according to new research. An extensive study by UCL researchers found that girls both spent more time on social media and were more vulnerable to its negative impacts. At 14, two-fifths of...
There's a big difference between having an Ebola infection and not having an Ebola infection. A few weeks after returning to Sweden from Burundi, a man has been making headlines around the world, but not in a good way. He showed up at an emergency room in Enköping, Sweden, about...
Quebec welcomed its first bouncing baby of the New Year just two minutes past the stroke of midnight. Mariella was born at 12:02 a.m. on New Year’s Day in the birthing centre of the Royal Victoria Hospital at the Glen site in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce. It also appears Mariella was the first newborn...
A woman who was clinically brain dead, and whose family took their fight to keep her on life-support to court, has died. Taquisha McKitty was 28 and died on Monday morning. The Brampton woman died of natural causes and had been on life support for more than 15 months. Doctors had...
Moving lump on woman's face turns out to be a worm?. Over five days, a 32-year-old woman in Russia took selfies to document a strange lump on her face that moved from under her left eye to above it and then later to her lip. She finally visited a physician...
Medical authorities in Georgia have suspended the license of a doctor who posted videos of herself dancing with a scalpel over anesthetized patients during plastic surgeries. The board suspended the license of dancing doctor Dr. Windell Davis-Boutte’s cosmetic surgery practicea fter several cases surfaced by patients who had suffered traumatic...
Eighteen people have been diagnosed with the same type of rare eye cancer - including three university friends - leading researchers to push for funding to find connections, a cause, and a cure. The melanoma, a type of cancer that develops in melanin - the pigment that gives skin its...
The ladies' personal care aisle in any drugstore is bound to offer a wide array of intimate hygiene products — from gentle washes to wet wipes for your on-the-go needs. We use these products on a regular basis, but are they likely to cause harm? Vaginal hygiene products have been...
B.C. Provincial Health Officer Speaks Out After Naturopath Treated Boy With Rabid Dog Saliva. The company that reportedly sold Zimmerman the saliva treatment is not licensed for any such products, according to Health Canada’s database of licensed natural health products. “Based on the information provided, Health Canada is opening a case...
Frozen strawberries sold in Quebec and Ontario by Groupe Adonis have been recalled because of a possible hepatitis A contamination. Some cases of illnesses associated with the consumption of the strawberries have been reported. Anyone who has purchased the brand is advised to not eat them. Hepatitis A signs and symptoms...