The ongoing yellow fever outbreak in Brazil is raising concerns that the disease may cross borders into the US, like Zika, says an essay in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Another family is speaking out about treatment by Fraser Health Authority after their son was sent home from the Surrey Memorial Hospital emergency room and died a day later.
A new study says up to a billion dollars could be saved by making some common drugs available over-the-counter, instead of requiring a prescription. But experts say it's not worth the risk.
The province has agreed to pay for a portion of a Manitoba man's massive medical bill after receiving life-saving surgery in the U.S.
A Saskatchewan woman who says MS liberation therapy works and has completely changed her life is taking issue with a UBC report that found the treatment doesn’t work.
A new study at the University of British Columbia has produced a "definitive debunking" of a controversial procedure that surgically widens neck veins as a treatment for multiple sclerosis.
What form of exercise is best? When it comes to getting results at the cellular level, especially as we age, mixing high and low intensities of aerobic activities like cycling and walking appears to be most beneficial, according to a new study.
For the first time, doctors have tied infection with the Zika virus to possible new heart problems in adults.
An ongoing outbreak in the jungles of Brazil could have consequences for the rest of the Americas, researchers say
Changes in the eye’s retina may signal a narrowing of blood vessels in the legs, called peripheral artery disease
Gleevec, the brand name for imatinib, "has stood the test of time" with no new safety risks, say cancer experts
Some pet owners say marijuana works better than veterinarian-approved drugs
Alzheimer's death toll is "alarming" and caregivers are affected more than ever now, too, experts say
“I think it’s safe to say soy doesn’t have harmful effects on breast cancer,” researcher says of new study
New research links certain eating habits with deaths from heart disease, strokes and diabetes
A new Canadian study has concluded that a procedure to open narrowed veins in the neck and chest is ineffective in relieving the symptoms of multiple sclerosis and works no better than a placebo treatment. But some neurologists and MS patients who say the treatment worked wonders for them say more research is still needed.
There are several medications currently available to treat multiple sclerosis, but most aim only to slow its progression, not halt it, and all are considered only modestly effective. But many MS specialists have hope for new treatments still in development.
A brave little cardiac patient has a million questions after finding out he's getting a new heart, in an emotional video that's gone viral on Facebook.