In a completely new approach to treating addiction, researchers use genetically engineered skin cells to inactivate cocaine and block cravings and addiction in mice.
A urine test for ovarian cancer could increase survival rates from 20% to 90%.
Most parents worry how their child will fare after divorce. Most will be fine, so long as they don't witness conflict.
Maude Abbott's discoveries on pediatric heart defects were groundbreaking, saved countless lives and have stood the test of time for more than 80 years. It's time she received her due credit.
In the event of pandemic flu, poor countries will suffer the most.
No longer can young people invest in their education and work their way into secure employment. The health impacts of this job insecurity are profound.
Self-help books can help us get through difficult times by telling us we have the agency to take control. But this method can also ignore structural inequities and negatively influence public policy.
It's time Health Canada took back the regulation of drug advertising -- to protect consumers.
New research will examine how the emerging farm-to-school movement can support local food systems, as well as providing healthy lunches for children.
An abundance of unhealthy food choices in neighbourhoods is called a food swamp. But since swamps are actually wetlands and good for public health, we should choose a new term.
Even seemingly non-invasive cosmetic facial procedures have their risks.
Anorexia nervosa can be a deadly disease. A recent analysis of several studies showed that it may be even harder to treat than previously believed. But the news isn't all bad.
If you want to remain lean, this study of mouse diets suggests your fat intake should make up just a fifth of your overall calorie intake.
Canada's systems of health funding, medical training and physician compensation need an overhaul – to support vital centres of medical research and complex care.
Low libido, problems ejaculating, vaginal pain -- these problems are common for midlife Canadians, and some of them are way more likely if you're married.
Research shows that young adults who don't exercise can expect an average eight kilograms of extra fat on their body by 28 years of age.
Our current climate change crisis calls for bold action. Moving to a plant-based diet makes sense for our collective health and for our environment.
Have you noticed your thinking ability drops during winter and spring? A new study of healthy adults and dementia patients found cognitive function declines in the colder months.
Here are some ways you can successfully co-parent after a divorce. You don't have to be best friends, you just have to think of the kids.