Childhood adversity doesn't just affect our choices – according to new research, it also weakens the body's fundamental ability to stay healthy in old age.
As the death count in South Africa’s listeriosis outbreak rises, Canadian researchers are isolating bacteria from the microbiome of exotic foods to try to develop a solution.
There's a norovirus outbreak at the Winter Olympics. Here's what that means – and why it's so hard to stop.
Cannabis use among the baby boomer generation is on the rise, here's why.
There's some logic in eating and avoiding certain foods if you have endometriosis. And there are some studies that confirm this logic, but then others seem to refute it. And everyone is unique too.
Failure is something all athletes need to deal with, especially when competing on the world stage that is the Olympics. Learning self-compassion can help athletes rebound from setbacks.
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.