Canada's female scientists are superstars in their fields yet most Canadians have never heard of them. On International Day for Women in Science, it's time to give them the recognition they deserve.
Nearly 50% of cross-country skiers suffer from exercise-induced asthma.
Critical standards of evidence must be met to merit the WHO's new diagnostic category for addicted gamers.
Four in five of us have a "biological" age older than our real age, which means we have at least one risk factor that is higher than the number set as “normal”.
Medical research suggests cervical cancer screening for women under the age of 25 has little impact. Women should therefore be screened at a later age, and less often.
The panic about British children reaching puberty younger is unwarranted. Medieval skeletons provide a different answer.
Health Canada is proposing to allow some prescription drugs into the country with only 'cursory clinical review.' Here's why we should be worried.
Policymakers need to stop focusing on schools to solve the obesity crisis.
The e-cigarette industry emerged as an alternative to traditional tobacco, but now it's dominated by Big Tobacco. That's why transnational regulations are needed for the industry.
LSD is far safer than alcohol or tobacco, so why don't drug laws reflect it?
ATMs, self-scan checkouts, automated calls, digital therapists ... no wonder we're all lonely.
Scientists may have discovered why cancer incidence rises with age, and it's got more to do with the immune system than people thought.
Diets aren't just about losing weight. There are other things to consider.
Three business giants, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase, announced plans to change health care delivery and insurance as we know it. Here's why that could be a major disruption.
Pets have become a major part of our lives, with many millennials opting for a dog or cat instead of children. What should employers do to accommodate pet owners?
Talking about mental health challenges is not always so easy for young immigrant and refugee men in Canada, according to research from the University of British Columbia.
As Bell Let's Talk Day approaches, we profile mental health experts practicing culturally sensitive treatments for depression and anxiety among Canada's immigrant, refugee and Indigenous communities.
Will offices, construction sites and medical clinics become less safe after marijuana legalization in Canada this summer? Our experts review the evidence, or lack of it.
Syrian refugee children are not getting the care they need in the wake of the trauma they have endured. Here's why that's bad for them and bad for the rest of the world.
Medicinal chemists are tweaking a natural molecule that can be a deadly poison – a modified version might work as a nonhormonal male contraceptive.