Wednesday, September 30, 2020

COVID-19 Q&A: Part 1

One of the biggest problems when it comes to outbreaks of certain illnesses and diseases is social media. While it can certainly be a...

Thyroid Disease

Thyroid disease is a common (and often hereditary) problem that affects as many as 1 in 10 Canadians. Of those 1 in 10, it...

Meningitis: Types, Symptoms and Treatment

We have 3 membranes that cover our brain and spinal cord, which are known as the meninges. When these membranes become inflamed, this is...

Tuberculosis

While it’s not easy to become infected with it, tuberculosis – also commonly known as TB – is still considered to be one of...

How Important are the Kidneys?

The kidneys – two bean-shaped organs that are located in the renal system – come with a wide range of important responsibilities and vital...

Multiple Sclerosis Education and Awareness

Multiple Sclerosis, also known as MS, is a progressive disease of the central nervous system that affects as many as 2.3 million people globally....

How Physical Activity Benefits the Mind

Physical activity has many benefits. It not only reduces the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure (also known as hypertension), and helps you...

Kidney Disease

The number of Canadians living with kidney disease has been steadily increasing over the years. Currently, an estimated 1 in every 10 Canadians have...

Gallbladder Disease and Attack Prevention

The gallbladder is an important organ and crucial part of the digestive system. It stores bile produced by the liver, which helps you to...

Rare Polio-Like Illness Diagnosed Across 22 States

As many as 62 cases of a mysterious neurological polio-like illness have been diagnosed across 22 different states in recent weeks, with up to...