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Heart Experts Say More Research Needed About Long-Term Cannabis Use

While some advocates contend marijuana is harmless, others are cautioning its long-term risks and benefits haven’t yet been carefully studied. One of the few...

Are Elevated Uric Acid Levels The Culprit Behind Everything From Gout To Obesity?

Sixteen million years ago, our common ancestors were European apes living in subtropical Europe. A major global climate change occurred, cooling and altering the...

New Frontiers In Parkinson’s Research, Thanks To The Michael J. Fox Foundation

As the spotlight-seeking keener he portrayed as Alex P. Keaton on the 1980s sitcom Family Ties, Michael J. Fox seared his boyish good looks...

Canada’s Technology And Aging Network Unveils 24 Exciting Research Projects

The AGE-WELL Network of Centres of Excellence is announcing a set of 24 research projects from across Canada that are poised to deliver real-world benefits...

Why I helped set a Guinness World Record for bone density testing along with 7,000 people worldwide

As a child, I would relish in the astounding, obscure and inspiring achievements laid out in the Guinness World Records books, daydreaming about how...

The Truth Behind Depression In Older Adults Is Not Normal

Usually happy and outgoing, John Rake* was utterly bereft after his wife died last year, after 68 years of being together. "He would tell me,...

Combat Pain With These 6 Essential Apps For Charting And Monitoring It

Six million people in Canada live with some form of chronic pain, according to recent estimates by Statistics Canada. Long-term chronic pain can be...

Melanoma Rates Continue To Increase, Says Canadian Dermatology Association

The Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) took the opportunity on World Melanoma Day (May 13) to urge Canadians to adopt sun-safe practices that will better...

Does Your Unique Biological Blueprint Hold the Secret to a Longer Life?

When car manuals were still issued in print, we all had a slightly better idea of how our vehicles worked. At the very least,...

New Guidelines Introduced To Help Those Living With Dementia Reduce Their Risk Of Becoming Lost

In Canada, more 750,000 people live with dementia. An estimated 60 per cent will go missing at least once, according to the Alzheimer Society...

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