Alberta Study Using Fecal Capsules to Treat C. Difficile

Clinical trials in Alberta have shown that C. difficile can be effectively treated by oral fecal transfer. Fecal transfer, also known as fecal transplantation and fecal transplantation, involves taking the stool of... Read more »

An outbreak of Streptococcal infections kills Nine in Ontario

A streptococcal outbreak in the London, Ontario area has killed nine people in the last 18 months. Thirty-two cases of group A streptococcal infection were treated. Intensive care unit treatment was required... Read more »

Newly Available Medicine for Medical Assistance in Dying

Only a small percentage of Canadians who have received physician-assisted dying have chosen to take the drug cocktail that will end their lives. This could change with the availability in Canada of... Read more »

McDonald’s CEO Reveals Successful ‘McDiet’

Don Thompson, CEO of McDonald Corp., the world’s largest fast food chain, raised a few eyebrows when he claimed to have lost 20 pounds in the past year without missing a day... Read more »