Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Possible Link Between Alzheimer’s and Daytime Drowsiness

According to a recent study done by Prashanthi Vemuri, an associate professor of radiology with the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, adults who find...

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....

Hepatitis C Treatment Now Available to All B.C. Residents

In an announcement made on Tuesday, the British Columbia government said that individuals diagnosed with chronic Hepatitis C would be provided full access to...

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...

Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Parkinson’s is a neurodegenerative disease that affects over 100,000 Canadians to date, with over 6,000 Canadians being diagnosed each year. The average age of...

Tuberculosis

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

Join the Fight Against Parkinson’s Disease

There are over 100,000 Canadians living with Parkinson’s disease, with as many as 6,600 new cases of Parkinson’s being diagnosed each year. Canadian actor,...

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...

Liver Disease on the Rise in Canada

According to the Canadian Liver Foundation, liver disease is on the rise, and what once affected 1 in 10 Canadians now affects an estimated...

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...