New research holds promise of a shorter treatment course for people with drugresistant- TB.
New research shows that the treatment of drug resistant-TB can be reduced from the current duration of 20 to 24 months to less than a year.
Canadian finance minister Bill Morneau announced funding for a new Canadian Drug Agency in the 2019 Federal Budget. Here he speaks at a press conference in Toronto, March 20, 2019.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
A new agency and money for drugs for rare diseases are only very partial steps on the road towards what Canada really needs: a national pharmacare plan.
Particularly for young Canadian Jews, a holiday meal achieves conviviality in the family and solidarity with the Jewish community, but its religious significance is less important than in the past.
A new survey of Canadian Jew suggests young adults are finding ways of remaining Jewish that are not principally religious.
The concept of a shared inheritable risk underlying mental illnesses could lead to a new paradigm shift in drug discovery,
Mental health is impacted by both genetic and environmental factors. But new research reveals that many mental health disorders may flow from early disturbances in fetal development.
La science fait partie de la vie quotidienne. Beaucoup d'informations circulent, et disent un fait et son contraire. La démarche journalistique est d'autant plus nécessaire.
La science fait partie de la vie quotidienne. Les informations circulent et disent un fait et son contraire. Les journalistes doivent tenir compte de toutes les ambiguïtés d'un sujet.
Le PDG canadien Gerald Cotten est décédé en décembre, emportant dans sa tombe les mots de passe pour déverrouiller les millions de dollars de ses clients.
Le PDG est mort en emportant le mot de passe... Ce scénario rocambolesque démontre qu’il faut une nouvelle règlementation qui correspond mieux à un marché financier qui comprend les cryptomonnaies.
Our youngest learners benefit when educators with complementary skills combine their expertise.
The shared knowledge brought to full-day kindergarten from teachers and early childhood educators is part of why Ontario's program is so effective.
San Antonio Spurs head coach Greg Popovich has advocated for women in coaching. He’s pictured here with assistant coach Becky Hammon at a game against the Los Angeles Lakers in San Antonio, Feb. 6, 2016.
(AP Photo/Darren Abate)
Sponsorship, whereby a mentor in a powerful role advocates for a mentee, is what's needed for women to advance in coaching.
In Ontario’s full-day kindergarten, a child’s
development is informed by a play-based, curiosity-driven approach skillfully guided by the educator team.
An internationally recognized educator who led the development of Ontario's full-day kindergarten observes what's at stake in little lives in one class.
Canadian CEO Gerald Cotten died in December, taking to his grave the passwords to unlock his cryptocurrency clients’ millions.
The CEO of a Canadian cryptocurrency company died recently, and took his passwords with him, leaving his clients high and dry. The debacle illustrates again that cryptocurrencies should be regulated.
Sekitar 50 juta orang di dunia mengidap demensia saat ini.
Melakukan aktivitas mengasah otak sejak dini terbukti mengurangi risiko demensia di kemudian hari.
Rare diseases aren’t, in fact, all that rare. Yet they continue to be brushed aside by most politicians. Why?
Despite the fact that rare diseases aren't actually so rare, it appears they suffer from a branding problem in Canada.
Our decision-making and conduct is influenced by what we read, see or hear.
Science is a part of everyday life. Science journalists can do more to connect science to the public.
The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto runs a Cancer Rehabilitation and Survivorship Program, which offers one-on-one consults and an eight-week group rehabilitation program for patients.
Multidisciplinary rehabilitation teams could help cancer survivors to recover from the toxic side-effects of their treatments and return to their lives.
A new body of research suggests that infections in childhood, along with antibiotic use, could impact the bacteria in our intestines and raise risks of mental health challenges in later life.
Research using massive databases -- such as the Danish Psychiatric Central Research Register -- is enabling a whole new understanding of the links between life history, the gut and mental health.
A new review of 372 patient group submissions to the Canadian Agency for Drugs or Technology in Health – about whether new medicines should be covered by public plans – reveals a total of 1896 conflicts of interest.
A new study reveals how many patient groups lobby for new drugs to be funded by public plans in Canada -- all while receiving funding from the companies manufacturing the drugs in question.
Smaller research teams conduct more disruptive research; a new study could change research funding allocations.
A new study in Nature finds that large research teams develop recent ideas, while small teams conduct more disruptive and innovative research.
It’s tax season. Should you put money in RRSPs or TFSAs?
It's never too early nor too late to start your saving program. Whether it’s an RRSP or TSFA -- or preferably both -- they are both important and easy ways to help you achieve your financial goals.
Wiarton Willie, pictured with Premier Doug Ford
on Groundhog Day, cannot yet predict what Ontario may do to full-day kindergarten.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Doug Ball
Nine years in from its start date, full-day kindergarten is doing its job laying foundational learning for the future of individual children and the province at large.
In 2016, drug company salespeople gave out almost 10 million pills to doctors.
It takes about three years for safety problems to be identified in new drugs, newer drugs are almost always more expensive, and yet Canadian doctors still hand out hundreds of thousands of samples.