DETROIT HOSPITAL PERFORMS DOUBLE-LUNG TRANSPLANT ON VAPE-INJURED PATIENT

Henry Ford announced on Monday that it's the first procedure of its kind in the United States on someone who has developed irreparable...

THE CASE FOR GETTING FITTER - NOT SLIMMER

“There is a general consensus out there that a fat person is basically a premature death waiting to happen.”

 
 
 

‘CONFUSED' ONTARIO CITY SPENDS $45K TOWARD NATUROPATHIC CLINIC - BECAUSE IT HAS A SHORTAGE OF DOCTORS

Cornwall, a city of 46,000 on the banks of the St. Lawrence River, has struggled with a shortage of family doctors, so much so the...

AT RARE TRIAL OF ALLEGED VACCINE SIDE EFFECTS, PARENTS SAY H1N1 FLU SHOT KILLED 5-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER

By most accounts, Amina Abudu was a happy, healthy little girl in 2009, when health authorities declared that a pandemic flu virus...

 
 
 

IT COSTS CANADA $9B TO TREAT OBESITY, WHILE BARELY ANY MONEY IS PUT INTO PREVENTATIVE CARE

The costs associated with rising rates of obesity worldwide are staggering and it doesn't look like they'll be dropping anytime soon....

AS DIABETES RATES SURGE GLOBALLY, OBESITY IS NO LONGER THE SOLE CULPRIT. IT CAN START IN THE WOMB

It's been a tidy explanation for generations: type 2 diabetes is largely driven by too much weight, too many sugary drinks and too...

 
 
 

NAP IT UP: FIRST-EVER CANADIAN NAPPING STUDIO OPENS IN TORONTO, OFFERS 25-MINUTE NAP FOR $10

Walking into the reception room of Nap It Up is akin to entering an especially quiet dentist's office - with its light blue walls,...

IF YOU COULD ERASE THE WORST MEMORY OF YOUR LIFE, WOULD YOU? SCIENTISTS ARE WORKING ON A PILL FOR THAT

The 60 souls that signed on for Dr. Alain Brunet's memory manipulation study were united by something they would rather not remember....

 
 
 

THE BRIGHT SIDE OF NARCISSISM: HOW THE ‘DARK' TRAIT LOWERS STRESS AND DEPRESSION

Their over-inflated sense of self-love and self-importance can be supremely irritating. But narcissists may also be surprisingly, and...

‘SO MUCH IS AT STAKE': ACADEMICS CALL FOR RELEASE OF DATA BEHIND CONTROVERSIAL CANADIAN FLUORIDE STUDY

When the editor-in-chief of a highly reputable American medical journal decided to publish a potential bombshell study from Canada...

 
 
 

CAN A NEW GENERATION OF WEIGHT-LOSS DRUGS FINALLY HELP PATIENTS WIN AT THE LOSING GAME?

In 1992, a University of Rochester pharmacologist named Michael Weintraub published a study on a drug combination that appeared to...

MONTHS AFTER PROMISING ALZHEIMER'S DRUG DECLARED A FAILURE, NEW ANALYSIS SUGGESTS IT WAS EFFECTIVE

Seven months after clinical trials for a promising Alzheimer's drug were halted and the treatment was declared a failure, a new analysis...

 
 
 

‘IT'S A MINDSET': YOU'RE ONLY AS OLD AS YOU FEEL, ACCORDING TO SCIENTISTS

Not long ago, Stephanie Heller, a New Jersey real estate agent, was leaving her gym after a workout when she noticed a woman in the...

EYE DOCTOR ORDERED TO PAY $5.6 M AFTER ‘NEGLIGENT' VISION-CORRECTION SURGERY ENDS DENTIST'S CAREER

Wearing thick-lensed glasses, Brent Jesperson had no problem performing his work as a dentist. Playing sports with the Coke-bottle...

 
 
 

‘SOME PEOPLE EAT TO BRING THEM PLEASURE AND SOME EAT TO AVOID DISTRESS'

Some time ago, a large food company approached psychiatrist Valerie Taylor, whose work focuses on the intersection between body weight...

OBESE PEOPLE WHO LOSE WEIGHT AFTER AGE 47 TEND TO DIE EARLIER: STUDY

Obese people are shortening their lives if they slim to a "healthy" weight from their middle age, a study suggests.

 
 
 

MORE THAN HALF OF WISCONSIN VAPING SAMPLES TESTED BY FDA CONTAIN MARIJUANA INGREDIENT

CHICAGO - Vaping product samples from Wisconsin linked to a rash of serious lung injuries tested by U.S. health regulators showed that...

EYE DOCTOR ORDERED TO PAY $5.6 M AFTER “NEGLIGENT” VISION-CORRECTION SURGERY ENDS DENTIST'S CAREER

Wearing thick-lensed glasses, Brent Jesperson had no problem performing his work as a dentist. Playing sports with the Coke-bottle...

 
 
 

WORKING 10 HOURS OR MORE A DAY CAN LEAD TO GREATER RISKS OF STROKE, STUDY FINDS

For people who regularly work long hours - defined as more than 10 hours a day for at least 50 days a year - a recent study suggests...

THE BIOLOGY OF OBESITY: HOW OUR ANCIENT BRAIN CONSPIRES TO MAKE US OVEREAT

According to a new study, an additional 1.7 million Canadians will be living with obesity by 2023.

 
 
 



Off-road biker's brain tumour is wrapped around vital blood vessels and...

Off-road biker's brain tumour is wrapped around vital blood vessels and can't be removed

Despite his illness, Mick Extance is now set to take part in one of the toughest motor races in the world Read more ...

Double Lung Transplant in Vaping Case a Success

Double Lung Transplant in Vaping Case a Success

The first double lung transplant performed as a result of vaping injury was a success, with the 17-year-old high school athlete on the road to recovery, doctors at Henry Ford... Read more ...

ANTHRAX may be the key to shrinking bladder tumors by 30% in 3 minutes

ANTHRAX may be the key to shrinking bladder tumors by 30% in 3 minutes

A combination of anthrax and a growth factor found on the surface of bladder cancer cells allowed Purdue University researchers to target and kill tumors with unprecedented speed. Read more ...

Hilaria Baldwin Opens Up About 2nd Miscarriage In Instagram Post With Daughter

Hilaria Baldwin Opens Up About 2nd Miscarriage In Instagram Post With Daughter

Hilaria Baldwin posted a heartbreaking video to Instagram where she opened up about facing her second miscarriage in a year On Monday, November 11, 2019, Hilaria Thomas Baldwin... Read more ...

EPA Moves to Limit Science in Public Health Rules

EPA Moves to Limit Science in Public Health Rules

Critics say the proposal would impede new clean air and water rules because many studies showing an association between pollution and health risks use personal health... Read more ...

Chemicals used in common consumer items linked to higher obesity and Type 2...

Chemicals used in common consumer items linked to higher obesity and Type 2 diabetes risk: Study

If you have an unhealthy lifestyle, it's not that surprising to find yourself suffering from obesity and type 2 diabetes, but that's not the only way you can develop these... Read more ...

Scientists develop spray gun to paint bandages onto wounds

Scientists develop spray gun to paint bandages onto wounds

Scientists from Montana Technology University in Butte have a developed a new portable device that sprays bandages loaded with drugs directly onto wounds to speed healing and... Read more ...

EXPOSED: Google caught in the act of sweeping the private health records of...

EXPOSED: Google caught in the act of sweeping the private health records of millions of Americans across 21 states

It has been leaked that tech giant Google is engaged in yet another secretive program, this one code-named “Project Nightingale,” that involves harvesting people's personal... Read more ...

Star Wars And Marvel Fans Need Disney+. Like, Right Now

Star Wars And Marvel Fans Need Disney+. Like, Right Now

Two words: The. Mandalorian. If you're an obsessive Star Wars fan , you already know what this is. If you don't, you will soon. It's an incredible-looking all-new original Star... Read more ...

Pneumonia Decreases by 35% in Children: World Pneumonia Day

Pneumonia Decreases by 35% in Children: World Pneumonia Day

World Pneumonia Day is observed on the 12th November every year across the world to raise awareness about this deadly killer infectious disease and prevent pneumonia deaths in... Read more ...