Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Tuberculosis

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

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...

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...

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....

World Lymphedema Day

You might be wondering what the word “Lymphedema” means, but it's actually more common than you realize, as millions of individuals from all over...

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...

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...

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...

What is ALS?

Approximately 3,000 Canadians are currently living with ALS. ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a condition that gradually causes the...