Antibiotic Apocalypse Ain’t No Joke! Dr. Mark McKenna Helps Us Takes A Look

We’ve reached a tipping point in medicine, sounded by the WHO (World Health Organization) very recently. The over-use and misuse of antibiotics in animals and humans is contributing to the rising threat... Read more »

Canadian Toddler Can Only Eat Peaches,

A 23-month-old Montreal child with severe food allergies and DiGeorge syndrome can only eat organic peaches. Micah Gabriel Masson Lopez was diagnosed with the syndrome of food-induced enterocolitis (SEIPA) at the age... Read more »

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 »

Discovery Of a Molecule To End Antibiotic resistance?

A team of Canadian researchers says they have developed a synthetic molecule that could be the key to ending antibiotic resistance, one of the key health issues of the coming years. Antibiotic... Read more »

Facebook Can Now Recognize Suicidal Thoughts

Facebook announced Monday that it has significantly improved its suicide prevention tool with artificial intelligence. Technology is now able to recognize actions associated with suicidal thoughts by itself in order to offer... Read more »

Opioid Deaths Continue To Climb In Alberta

Fentanyl overdoses killed 143 people in Alberta in the third quarter of this year, a dismal record that was up 9% from the previous quarter, according to the latest data released by... Read more »

Flies Could Transmit More Diseases Than We Thought

It has always been said that flies are vehicles for diseases. And this has been proven by science. However, a new review of the microbiome (number of microorganisms present in a living... Read more »

Autism and ADHD strike an increasing number of young children

The proportion of children under five with a mental disorder is on the rise in Quebec, according to a report released Tuesday by the Observatoire des Toddlers. In particular, autism spectrum disorder... Read more »

Warm temperatures favor tick proliferation

Warm temperatures favor tick proliferation The wooded areas are still very busy even though the summer season is behind us, says zoologist Andrew Hebda of the Nova Scotia Museum. “More people told... Read more »