The medicinal plants that chimpanzees feed on in the wild could hold the key in dealing with common diseases.
Sex-education curricula that openly discuss sexting, consent and other online behaviours have never been more important for teens -- in Ontario and globally.
It's not all about eating leafy green vegetables and working out: Living and working conditions have a profound impact on our health. So why are politicians avoiding taking action?
New research suggests omega-3s from seafood to be more effective at reducing breast cancer risk than those from plant-based sources.
All parents should understand the symptoms of concussion, whether their child plays sports or not.
'Confessions of an English Opium-Eater' is considered the first modern drug memoir. Many believe it is responsible for our romantic ideas of opium-based drug use today.
Frontotemporal dementia typically affects people under 65 and is about more than memory loss – this is what to look out for.
Immigration Minister Hussen recently announced changes to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act helping to remove health discrimination in immigration. However, we have a long way to go still.
Largest study to date finds link between disturbed circadian rhythm and mood disorders.
We usually focus on the physical health effects of the pill, yet the most common reason women stop or change the pill is mental health side effects.
If the past is anything to go by, the DRC will effectively deal with the current Ebola outbreak. But that doesn't mean we should be complacent.
There is no biological evidence for “giving your body a break” and in fact, it could do your health more harm than good.
Racism affects us emotionally and physically. Prof. Roberta K. Timothy offers eight ways to strategically empower and care for oneself when dealing with everyday racism.
In activist circles a conversation is taking place about the lives of white killers and how their lives might matter more to police than everyday Black folks.
A new pill may lower blood alcohol levels, helping a hangover and preventing alcohol overdose deaths.
The physiological changes at the onset of schizophrenia are as marked as the mental changes, new study finds.
A low diversity of gut bacteria may help explain heart attacks in young people, women and certain ethnic groups.
Circadian clocks regulate the timing of hundreds of processes in the cell, suggesting that matching medications with your biological clock could improve the outcome
The nomination deadline for science's most lucrative prize -- the Breakthrough Prize -- is looming. Why has no Canadian ever received this prize, despite groundbreaking discoveries?
As well as increasing physical fitness and mental health, martial arts can boost brain cognition too.