User: cassels Topic: Health in Canadian Media
Category: Research Studies
Last updated: Feb 21 2017 03:42 IST RSS 2.0
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U.S. teen suicide attempts fell as same-sex marriage became legal 21.2.2017 Health
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Teen suicide attempts in the U.S. declined after same-sex marriage became legal and the biggest impact was among gay, lesbian and bisexual kids, a study has found.

Fish still healthy, but study suggests species with more mercury may be linked to ALS 21.2.2017 Health

Eating fish and seafood with high levels of mercury may be linked to a higher risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), according to new research.

Young kids at risk of opioid overdose from adult prescriptions in household: study 20.2.2017 Health
Opioid Drugs Medicare

Young children whose mothers have been prescribed an opioid are at an increased risk of being hospitalized for an overdose from the potent pain medications, most often through accidental ingestion, a study has found.

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Taking on vitamin D headlines, and health professionals weigh in on Donald Trump 19.2.2017 Health
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Second Opinion is a vital dose of the week's news in health and medicine from reporter Kelly Crowe and CBC Health.

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Donating body to science 'the last best thing,' says prof 19.2.2017 Health
Surgical OR

Organ donations are up, in Ontario. But 17 medical schools across the country are open to accept your entire body for science including the University of Waterloo, Guelph and McMaster in Hamilton. What happens after you make the decision?

How table salt developed at U of T is saving millions of lives in India 18.2.2017 Health
Devente Diosady

When Levente Diosady was tasked two decades ago with finding a way to add iron into the diets of people in developing countries and save millions of lives, he took it with a grain of salt — literally.

How to improve the 'health literacy' of parents caring for kids with chronic kidney disease 17.2.2017 Health
Marie and Holly Robertson

A study out of Sick Kids underscores the value of reinforcing training to parents after their child is diagnosed with chronic kidney illness.

Are face transplants still research? surgeons ask 17.2.2017 Health
Is replacing a severely disfigured person's face with one from a dead donor ready to be called regular care, a U.S. clinic asks by doing the first U.S. face transplant that's not part of ...
Waterloo woman makes picture books for adults with dementia, Alzheimer's 16.2.2017 Health
rachel thompson dementia books

Rachel Thompson started publishing picture books for people with dementia and Alzheimer's disease when she realized there was no age-appropriate literature tailored to her grandmother's reading abilities.

Children with ADHD have some smaller brain regions, study shows 16.2.2017 Health
MRI machine moncton

People with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have distinct differences in their brain structure, a new study finds, suggesting the disorder should be considered a neurological condition and not simply a behavioural problem.

Surgeons rude to patients may pose problems, U.S. study finds 16.2.2017 Health
Surgical OR

Surgeons who are rude to patients and others may pose a problem in the operating room, according to a study linking unprofessional doctor behaviour with infections and other surgery complications.

Harvard, MIT research team keeps gene-editing patent rights 15.2.2017 Health

MIT and Harvard team wins valuable patents on gene-editing technology called CRISPR.

Soccer players' brains show damage 'probably related' to frequent heading, neurologists say 15.2.2017 Health
Jeff Astle

British researchers studying the brains of retired soccer players have discovered signs of degenerative disorders associated with repeated blows to the head.

Indigenous water solutions: 2 steps forward, 1 step back 15.2.2017 Health
Carolyn Bennett

New numbers show that 71 First Nations communities have not been able to drink their water for more than a year despite 18 such water advisories having been lifted since November 2015.

Could a virtual walk in the woods relieve chronic pain? 15.2.2017 Health
Virtual meditative walk

Virtual reality has been used to treat acute pain for more than 15 years, but researchers are now exploring the potential for using immersive technology to relieve chronic pain.

Potential carcinogen found in water used on Coast Guard ships 14.2.2017 Health
canadian coast guard generic

The Canadian Coast Guard and the union representing sailors are at odds over the health risk of potential carcinogens found in potable water on a handful of ships.

Want your partner to 'melt'? Offer simple support rather than solitude 14.2.2017 Health
Ora and Ryan Goldin

Offering simple support to a depressed or stressed partner, rather than backing away to provide some space to sort out feelings, can go a long way in fostering a healthier relationship over the long term, concludes a new study by Alberta researchers.

Health charities rebrand in effort to stay relevant, counter cynicism 14.2.2017 Health
Diabetes Canada rebranding

Canadian health charities rebrand and merge as they compete with online fundraising campaigns.

Let them eat steak: Charlottetown doc calls for food guide facelift 13.2.2017 Health

Charlottetown physician Laura Hogan has joined a group of doctors across the country lobbying to change Canada's Food Guide to include more healthy fats and lower carbs.

Ontario commits to cleanup of mercury contamination near Grassy Narrows First Nation 13.2.2017 Health
Grassy Narrows

The Ontario government is promising to find and remediate all the mercury contamination that continues to poison people at Grassy Narrows and Wabaseemoong First Nations in the northwestern corner of the province.

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