Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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...

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...

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,...

Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

Canada has the highest rate of Multiple Sclerosis in the world, with approximately 1 in every 340 Canadians between the ages of 15 and...

Tuberculosis

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

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...

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....

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...

Hepatitis B (HBV)

Hepatitis B Virus, also known as HBV, is a potentially life-threatening liver disease that can be either acute or chronic. More infectious than HIV, Hepatitis B...

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...