Entries by Arti Patel from 11/2011

Study: All Parenting Styles Are Wrong

Posted 11.01.2011 | Canada Living

Here's a newsflash for anxious moms and dads: Research shows that every style of parenting causes children to grow into "profoundly unhappy adults." ...

ADHD Medication And Kids: Doesn't Raise Heart Risks, Study Finds

Posted 11.01.2011 | Canada Living

Ritalin and similar medicines that millions of North American children and teens take to curb hyperactivity and boost attention do not raise their ris...

Bring Your Kids To Work Day: Teen Heads To Ottawa Instead Of An Office

Posted 11.01.2011 | Canada Living

As thousands of Grade 9 students tag along with mom or dad at work Wednesday, Jacob Halloran will be spending time with Gov. Gen. David Johnston and t...

Breast Cancer Risk Up Slightly With Light Drinking

Posted 11.01.2011 | Canada Living

Women who drink three to six alcoholic drinks per week face a small increased risk of breast cancer, but that isn’t enough of an increas...

Organ Transplant Recipients Face Higher Cancer Risk

Posted 11.02.2011 | Canada Living

People who've received a kidney, liver, lung or heart transplant may have double the risk of developing cancer compared with the general population, b...

Hormone Therapy And Radiation: Can Extend Life In Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Posted 11.02.2011 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Men with prostate cancer that has spread to local surrounding tissues live longer and are less likely to die of the high-risk disease if tre...

Physical Activity Cuts Effect Of Obesity Gene

Posted 11.03.2011 | Canada Living

People who are genetically predisposed to becoming obese can reduce their risk by being physically active, a review of studies suggests. Researcher...

The Bay Unveils Their London 2012 Olympics Apparel Line

Posted 11.03.2011 | Canada Style

There's something to be said about being a Canadian. We can withstand winters that drop below -30C; we can withstand heat waves in the summertime with...

Low Testosterone Hits 40% of Men Over 45

Posted 11.03.2011 | Canada Living

Forty per cent of men over age 45 suffer from testosterone deficiency but few are actually treated for it, says a Canadian doctor who reviewed guideli...

Health Spending To Top $200B

Posted 11.03.2011 | Canada Living

Spending on health care is forecast to reach $200.5 billion this year, up $150 per Canadian over last year, according to a new report. While health...

N.B. Undertakes Largest Cancer Study In Canada

Posted 11.04.2011 | Canada Living

The largest cancer study in Canadian history got underway this week in New Brunswick, just as the disease has become the leading cause of...

What #4WordsBeforeSex Do People Say?

Posted 11.04.2011 | Canada Living

We love when Twitter explodes with trending topics. This week in the Twitterverse we had everything from #ThingsLongerThanKimsWedding to #Canadian...

Group Workouts: Website Seeks To Bring Training Mobs Together

Posted 11.07.2011 | Canada Living

MONTREAL - David Sciacca wants to get you up and moving.And he and his partners have come up with a fast, easy — and free or fairly cheap — way to...

Fridge And Pantry Foods: 10 Things To Keep This Season

Posted 11.07.2011 | Canada Living

Holidays are around the corner, and days are quickly getting filled by parties, shopping lists and taking kids to see Santa. With these busy schedules...

Breast Reconstruction: Canadian Women Less Likely To Get Surgery

Posted 11.07.2011 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Only a small percentage of Canadian women appear to opt for breast reconstruction following mastectomy, despite the safety of the procedure ...

Breast Cancer Survivors: Young Women Bare Scars For Exhibit

Posted 11.08.2011 | Canada Living

At an age when most people are mapping out their long-term plans for career and family, Sylvia Soo faced uncertainty about just how many years would l...

Skin Bleaching: The Secrecy Behind The Practice And Prejudice

Posted 11.09.2011 | Canada Living

Kareem Ali first bleached his skin when he was six. Not knowing exactly what he was doing, Ali says he rubbed Vicco -- a skin-lightening product from...

Should Clocks Move Forward So Kids Can Play Outside Longer?

Posted 11.09.2011 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Now that clocks have been set back an hour in most parts of Canada and it's dark before dinnertime, a new British study on kids' physical ac...

Christmas Gifts: Generic Gifts For All

Posted 11.10.2011 | Canada Style

Picture this: It's days before Christmas and you are either running through department store aisles, searching for deals online or trying to figure ou...

Sexually Transmitted Infections: Rates Increase Among Universities-Aged Population

Posted 11.11.2011 | Canada Living

It's becoming increasingly common for students to pick up more than a diploma over the span of their university careers. The rate of reported sexual...

Vodka Tampons? Reported Alcohol Abuse Among Teens Also Includes 'Butt Chugging'

Posted 11.14.2011 | Canada Living

It would appear that nobody wants to use their mouth anymore to get drunk. Much to their parents' dismay, teens have long been known to secretly c...

CT Scans Produce Widely Differing Radiation Doses

Posted 11.15.2011 | Canada Living

A Manitoba study has found the amount of radiation patients receive from a CT scan can vary widely and should be reduced to better protec...

Milk Fabric: German Designer Creates Textile Made From Milk

Posted 11.15.2011 | Canada Living

HANNOVER, Germany - Wear Milk? Anke Domaske says why not.The 28-year-old German is the designer of an award-winning new textile made entirely from mil...

Pippa Middleton: Retailer Sees Boost In Padded Underwear Sales, Credits Kate's Sister For Sparking 'Bum Envy'

Posted 11.16.2011 | Canada Style

Pippa's behind is giving back. Since the younger Middleton's curves made waves at the Royal Wedding last summer, retailers in the United Kingdom h...

Immigrants Healthier Than Canadian-Born Citizens

Posted 11.16.2011 | Canada Living

The healthy immigrant effect persists, according to a Statistics Canada study released Wednesday that found immigrants are generally heal...