Health Sciences Library
Thu, 23 May 2013 14:57:34 EDT
People living in poorer neighbourhoods are at higher risk of being hospitalized for incidents of suicide and self-harm compared with those in the wealthiest neighbourhoods.
Thu, 23 May 2013 15:42:10 EDT
In a medical first, doctors used plastic particles and a 3-D laser printer to create an airway splint to save the life of a baby boy who used to stop breathing nearly every day.
Thu, 23 May 2013 01:20:26 EDT
Shortening wait times for hip and knee replacements, increasing electronic health records and starting a national pharmacare strategy are stalled, according to a new progress report.
Thu, 23 May 2013 12:12:29 EDT
Mental health experts say we need to find new ways to refer to and discuss suicide, particularly now that a large medical study has confirmed that teens are more susceptible to the idea if they know a schoolmate who died that way.
Thu, 23 May 2013 16:24:37 EDT
1.3 million Montrealers will have to keep boiling their water until at least 10:00 p.m., by which time the water service should have analyzed the latest batch of test results.
Thu, 23 May 2013 16:28:31 EDT
There are still conflicts over sharing viruses, an international law professor says.
Thu, 23 May 2013 14:31:02 EDT
Sedentary behaviour, little or no physical activity, gets the lowest grade on the report
Wed, 22 May 2013 23:03:51 EDT
Health Canada will allow men to donate blood if they haven't had sex with a man in the last five years, a change in policy to take effect in the coming weeks.
Wed, 22 May 2013 16:29:53 EDT
A thalidomide drug that is approved as part of treatment for multiple myeloma may increase the risk of other cancers, Health Canada says.