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One particular consequence of an altered circadian rhythm is altered glucose utilization leading to increases in weight gain, obesity and even diabetes. The reason for this has been examined at the molecular level and some paths to problems have been elucidated.
In the coming month, close to a half million Canadian snowbirds, will seek out new homes in the southern United States. While the promise of a gentler environment is obvious, there are risks with the semi-annual migration. The lack of a freezing season means a number of pests thrive throughout the year including the ever annoying mosquito.
TORONTO - Public health authorities in Alberta say a woman from the province has been diagnosed with a rare virus after she returned from a trip to Thailand.The woman tested positive for Zika virus, m...
If there's one disease that's a pro at travelling, it's the influenza virus. More commonly known as the seasonal flu, the virus tends to trot around the globe depending on the time of the year. Now th...
TORONTO - Some people think of them as the ultimate in no-muss, no-fuss travel. But while a cruise can be a dream vacation, it can turn into a nightmare if health problems mar your trip.A few precauti...