Health

Libido: intense sport would reduce male desire

Exercise is advised to stay healthy, reduce stress and lose weight. WHO recommends adults 150 minutes of moderate activity per week. But intense ...

1 March, 2017
The blood of the Komodo dragon, solution against antibiotic resistance?

Scientists have discovered that the blood of the largest lizard on Earth contains killer proteins of "super-bacteria" that are particularly dangerous ...

1 March, 2017
Denis Coderre forced to rest for a week

Denis Coderre, who is suffering from a prostate infection, will have to take a week off, he said, "in transparency", on the social networks in the ...

1 March, 2017
Towards a debate to widen access to medical aid to die

Quebec Minister of Health and Social Services Gaétan Barrette is open to debate on expanding access to medical aid to die as requested by the ...

23 February, 2017
Canada Tackles Fentanyl Overdose Crisis

The Canadian federal government on Friday decided to take further action to stem the wave of overdose deaths in fentanyl, a powerful sedative, after ...

20 February, 2017
The world must prepare for a global pandemic, says Bill Gates

The international community must realize that it must as quickly as possible prepare for a global pandemic, said Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft ...

19 February, 2017
Cholesterol in eggs and egg whites: Understanding the myth

We’ve often been told that eggs are full of cholesterol and are not a good choice for those who need to monitor their cholesterol, but does that mean ...

17 February, 2017
A fake doctor will have to pay $ 100,000

Nikolay Kostychuk, who presented himself as an osteopath and a doctor in Montreal, will pay $ 100,000 after pleading guilty to 12 charges related to ...

17 February, 2017
People who are suffering from a drug are not reimbursed

An association of patients with a rare disease, the Morquio syndrome, deplores the decision of the Ministry of Health not to register Vimizim with ...

17 February, 2017
Quebec: increasing public spending does not improve access to care

This week, Quebec Health Minister Gaétan Barrette sent a tweet that triggered a small storm. His message : "Another study that demonstrates our ...

17 February, 2017
Cancer: the side effects of drugs on the heart of diabetics

Diabetic patients with cancer have higher risk of heart failure during chemotherapy, suggests a study.

The latest research news against cancer are ...

1 February, 2017
Echographies free in private: unable to have an appointment

Hélène, 44, received a disturbing call from her family doctor on Tuesday: an anomaly was discovered in her right breast. The resident of the northern ...

12 January, 2017
The brain still develops into adulthood

The region responsible for the recognition of faces would be more important in adults than in children. Evidence that the brain continues to grow.
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9 January, 2017
Do people born in the spring have a higher risk of developing melanoma?

The latest news on cancer research is presented for Sciences et Avenir and exclusively by Professor David Khayat, head of the cancer department at ...

28 December, 2016
WHO announces ultra-effective vaccine against Ebola virus

This vaccine was injected to 5,800 people in Guinea who had contact with a patient with the virus. None developed the disease.

His name is ...

23 December, 2016
Trudeau honors election promises

Ottawa - Refusing to increase provincial funding for health care by 6%, the Liberals respect their commitments in an election campaign, said Justin ...

20 December, 2016
Avian influenza: slaughter of 210,000 poultry in Japan

Japan began slaughtering 210,000 poultry on the northern island of Hokkaido in an attempt to contain a new epidemic of highly contagious bird flu, ...

18 December, 2016
Contaminated anesthetic gas: minimal risk concludes INSPQ

The carcinogenic risk associated with the presence of benzene in nitrous oxide, a gas anesthetic used mainly in pediatric surgery and dentistry, is ...

15 December, 2016
Marijuana: no sale at the SAQ, recommends the Ottawa working group

(Ottawa) Minimum age 18 years. minimum price that will vary according to market fluctuations. Do not sell cannabis at the SAQ, but in regulated ...

13 December, 2016
Pharmacy: students are concerned about the decrease in placements

After the pharmacy schools is student's turn to worry about the constant decline in the number of courses in Quebec pharmacies. In a statement issued ...

13 December, 2016
Access to interventions against malaria spread in Africa

Children and pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa benefit more from five years of interventions against malaria. But funding gaps and the situation ...

13 December, 2016
Breast Reconstruction: New robot-assisted technology

Dr. Benjamin Sarfati * explains this surgical procedure for a result with no visible scar.

Paris Match. What is the number of breast cancers each ...

10 December, 2016
Tobacco: the risks increase with one cigarette a day

The "small" of smokers worry about. Conventional wisdom asserts: there is no safe threshold with tobacco. Study confirms. Published in JAMA Internal ...

10 December, 2016
Therapies virtual reality

What could be more horrifying, for obsessive compulsive person, than virtually going into an extremely dirty public toilet? Such experience could yet ...

25 November, 2016
Medical marijuana: Canada limit refunds

So far, Canada covered up to 10 grams of cannabis a day to its veterans. The reform presented Tuesday, however, provides for the reimbursement of ...

23 November, 2016
Packed to support breast cancer battle

Since Tuesday, it is possible for the people of Quebec, Montreal and Gatineau to bid on three baskets of roses Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM) offering a ...

20 November, 2016
Breast cancer screening: a device to thoroughly review

In view of the breast cancer screening failures in France, a recent report by the National Cancer Institute recommends an overhaul of the health ...

20 November, 2016
Reproductive Health – Vasectomy among young fathers

Young fathers engage in vasectomy. Some testify to their experiences.

This is the thirty two men decided to stop forever their chance to be the ...

20 November, 2016