Diet of fish, bread, legumes and nuts linked to healthy gut microbiome

An individual with a diet of legumes, bread, fish, nuts and red wine is likely to have high levels of healthy gut bacteria, according to a new European study. To arrive at the findings, researchers at the University Medical Center...

Naloxone is free in Ontario pharmacies, but it isn’t getting to everyone it could help

TORONTO -- Many pharmacies in Ontario are staying away from a new program that allows them to dispense naloxone for free, even though the overdose-reversing drug has been tied to a reduction in opioid-related death rates elsewhere. New research shows...

Erdogan says he will never allow vaping, will block e-cigarettes in Turkey

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence (not pictured) meets with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday he will never...

Ellie White, seven-year-old leukemia patient, to try experimental treatment in Ohio

Kelly Greig, CTV News MontrealPublished Sunday, October 20, 2019 11:35AM EDTLast Updated Sunday, October 20, 2019 12:40PM EDT Seven-year-old Ellie White, whose battle against leukemia inspired thousands of people to get swabbed as bone marrow donors, is turning to a...

Living with saving a life: How I saved my son from a life-threatening allergy

My son has been living with life-threatening food allergies since he was very young, but the discovery of a new allergy has affected everything from the clothes he wears to the sports he plays. (CBC/Jean Paetkau) It only dawned on...

Woman pleads guilty to killing another woman in ‘botched butt injection procedure’: attorney

A woman has pleaded guilty to negligent homicide after performing a cosmetic surgery that killed a 34-year-old Maryland woman, attorneys say. Donna Francis, who is not a licensed nurse or physician, was performing a buttocks enhancement procedure on the woman...

Changing the tune on tortured artists and musicians’ mental health

The tortured songwriter. The punishing nature of life on the road. Depression, anxiety and addiction. All have been considered part of the unpredictable lives of musicians. But a younger generation of musicians, including soul singer and rapper Tobi, is trying...

More beef products recalled due to possible E. coli contamination

A man walks by a truck outside of Ryding-Regency Meat Packers Ltd. in Toronto last Wednesday. A wide-ranging raw meat recall of hundreds of beef and veal products from restaurants, grocery stores, hotels and more due to possible E. coli...

Fate of N.B. abortion clinic speaks to unfinished fight for access

Holly McKenzie-Sutter, The Canadian PressPublished Saturday, October 19, 2019 6:59PM EDT ST. JOHN'S, N.L. -- The announcement last week that the only private abortion clinic in New Brunswick would close its doors has made abortion a tangible issue in the...

Researchers quantify Cas9-caused off-target mutagenesis in mice

Scientists are finding new ways to improve the use of the CRISPR enzyme Cas9 and reduce the chances of off-target mutations in laboratory mice, according to new results from a research collaboration including Lauryl Nutter, PhD, Senior Director, Science and...
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