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The Government of Canada has made health system improvement a priority -- with research playing a vital role in producing the evidence and innovations that are needed to ensure that our health-care systems remain effective and sustainable.
If you asked Canadians why life expectancy in our country continues to rise -- now 79 years for men and 83 for women -- many might attribute the increase to advances in medicine, such as new pharmaceutical research and surgical interventions. Scientists working in labs, in other words. It's not so simple.
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If you thought balancing time at home and at work was difficult before, just wait. Studies on work/family conflict report more absenteeism, more sick days, more sleep disturbances, and challenges in nutrition as we juggle and rush to balance work, family, friendships and fitness.
Thinking of people with eating disorders as crazy or self-destructive is just wrong, says Dr. Steiger. In fact, there are still too many myths attached to eating disorders -- like the following.
It's a rich girl's disease: In fact, eating disorders cut across all economic groups. Goals and values of being upwardly mobile, of being achievement oriented affect all social groups.
A new study conducted on mice suggests that antibiotics taken in childhood could play a part in the development and severity of allergic asthma. The study published Friday in the journal EMBO reports...
CALGARY - The federal health minister has announced funding for 25 research projects in six provinces.Leona Aglukkaq (ah-GLOO'-kack) says results from the studies could lead to new policies on health-...