Study reveals link between childhood abuse and higher arthritis risk in adulthood
In a survey-based study of 21,889 adults in Canada, severe and/or frequent physical abuse during childhood and frequent childhood exposure to intimate partner violence were...
6 hours ago - News Medical - 3 articles
Legal cannabis in Canada: Should pot convicts get amnesty?
As cannabis becomes legal, 500,000 people with possession convictions want their records expunged.
8 hours ago - BBC
Canada now world's largest legal marijuana marketplace
And they're off: Canada starts legal marijuana sales and becomes world's largest national pot marketplace
9 hours ago - ABC News - 2 articles
Canada becomes second country to legalise recreational marijuana
The country becomes only the second nation in the world, after Uruguay, to legalise recreational use.
10 hours ago - BBC - 2 articles
Youth violence lower in countries with complete ban on corporal punishment
A study shows that in countries where there is a complete ban on all corporal punishment of children there is less fighting among young people. There was 31 percent less...
17 hours ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
How human brain donations could help prevent suicide
The brain remains the most enigmatic organ in the human body. Today in Canada, approximately 11 people will end their lives by suicide. What's happening inside the brain when...
18 hours ago - National Post
Boy,12, ripped out his hair and threatened suicide after rare strep reaction nearly drove him crazy
Connor Entrop, now 12, got very sick in 2017, likely with strep. The boy, from Alberta, Canada, recovered from the virus, but developed OCD and suicidal behaviors due to PANDAS.
21 hours ago - Daily Mail
Teen girls did not engage in riskier sex after HPV vaccination
Adolescent girls reported sexual behaviors that were the same or safer after the launch of a school-based routine HPV vaccination program in British Columbia, Canada, according...
1 day ago - Healio - 2 articles
At least one ill in Canada; PediaSure, Ensure, other nutrition drinks recalled
The maker of some of North America's best known “dense nutrition” liquids, which are frequently used for young children and elderly or sick adults, is recalling more products...
1 day ago - Food Safety
Could climate change increase suicide rates? Scientists studying impact on mental health
It was Raymond Chandler who wrote of nights with a hot wind blowing into Los Angeles - a wind that makes “your nerves jump.” “On nights like that every booze party ends in a...
1 day ago - National Post
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Childhood Abuse May Increase Arthritis Risk in Adulthood: Study
Childhood abuse is linked to a higher risk of arthritis in adulthood, finds a new study.
Use the 'Universal' Blood Test To 'rule In, or Rule Out' Cancer
'Universal' blood test is all set to hit the markets. This blood test could serve as the first screening tool to 'rule in, or rule out' cancer in patients who are the under...
Participating in Sports during Childhood Can Benefit Your Bone Health
Children who participate in organized sport may have long-term benefits for bone health, reveals a new study.
New Smartwatch App Can Track How Many Times You Roll While You Sleep
Do you know how many times do you roll over in your sleep? New Smartwatch App called SleepGuard can spot how many times you roll as you sleep.
Nutrition is More Important Than Exercise for Strong Bones
Nutrition has a greater impact on bone mass and strength than exercise, reveals a new study. So, eat a healthy mineral-supplemented diet to have strong and healthy bones.
Weight Gain After Bariatric Surgery: New Insights
New study reveals the best way to calculate weight regain after bariatric surgery to identify more specifically the patients at risk for recurrence or new onset of health problems.
Population Aging and Decrease may Have Socioeconomic and Environmental...
Continued population growth is a global threat. Short-term economic concerns, while valid, cannot be prioritized over the long-term health of our environment and our societies.
Weight Loss Surgery Reduces Heart Attacks, Strokes in Obese People With Diabetes
People with diabetes and severe obesity who had bariatric surgery were 40 percent less likely to have a heart attack or stroke within 5 years than those who had usual medical...
The vicious cycle of trauma: Suffering is passed down through generations...
A new study found the sons of Union Army soldiers, who did not experience the devastation of the Civil War, had a higher risk of early death if their fathers had been prisoners...
More than 120 kids in 22 states diagnosed or suspected to have mysterious virus
The Centers for Disease Control Prevention confirmed on Tuesday that 62 children in 22 states have been diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis and 127 in total are under...