Health

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
Lung transplantation: a technique for doubling the storage time

Through conservation technique, the lungs can be kept 6 hours. A longer delay that does not affect the quality of the graft.

Today, lung ...

20 November, 2016
Personalized medicine: the innovative way to treat cancer.

Pills in shape of DNA strandCancer is a disease whose prevalence is worrying and for which treatment is often difficult and inefficient. One cause of ...

20 November, 2016
Thingamaboob campaign for breast cancer

Breast cancer surgery scars by partial mastectomy. With effect filter.MONTREAL - As Christmas approaches, the campaign "Thingamaboob" of the Canadian ...

20 November, 2016
Health: an experimental pill against malaria

An experimental pill that can remain in the stomach for several weeks gradually diffuse a drug, should overcome the difficulty of taking a daily ...

20 November, 2016
Zika virus is no longer a “global public health emergency,” according to WHO

The World Health Organization announced Friday that Zika virus, linked to serious brain abnormalities in infants , was no longer a "public health ...

19 November, 2016
The number of people affected by high blood pressure in the world has doubled in 40 years

It is characterized by abnormal blood pressure on the artery wall. The tension increases under stress and practice of physical exertion. In people ...

19 November, 2016
Common Front pharmacists to criticize Barrette

Four major associations representing pharmacists and chains and banners of the industry unite for once their voices to denounce "the unilateral ...

16 November, 2016
Zika and travel to the sun: advice for pregnant women

You are pregnant or plan to become and you want to go to a sunny destination this winter?

Zika virus, present in the Caribbean, is the origin of ...

16 November, 2016
Some people infected with Ebola do not have symptoms

Fourteen people infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone have not been sick, researchers have discovered, almost a year after the end of the most virulent ...

16 November, 2016