Dr. Mark Holterman makes a medical difference in Vietnam

Dr. Mark Holterman Inspires Volunteer Service for Compassionate Causes

Dr. Mark Holterman works tirelessly researching new therapies, performing surgeries, educating others with articles and lectures, teaching students as a professor at the University of Illinois and guiding medical students and surgical... Read more »

Essential Oils Suspected of Acting As Endocrine Disruptors

The magazine 60 million, warns against the use of two essential oils: lavender and tea tree. These two widely used essential oils could cause hormonal imbalances by acting as endocrine disruptors. Essential... 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 »

Death linked to carfentanil In New Brunswick

Carfentanil is a synthetic opioid about 100 times more potent than fentanyl or 10,000 times more potent than morphine. A toxicological analysis report revealed the presence of carfentanil in a recent deceased... Read more »

Canada plans to classify tramadol as an opioid

The Canadian government plans to classify tramadol opioid following a sharp rise in prescription prescriptions for this powerful painkiller in recent years, said Wednesday the Ministry of Health. “Health Canada has launched... Read more »

Specialist Nurses Will Be Able To Treat Chronic Diseases

Specialized Nurse Practitioners (NPIs) will now be able to treat patients with six chronic conditions, including diabetes and high blood pressure. The College of Nurses of Quebec (OIIQ) and the College of... 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 »

New Hope for ALS

Thanks to the famous “Ice Bucket Challenge,” Montreal researchers will test a new drug against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). It is a molecule currently used against schizophrenia, which would be used at... Read more »