As the premiers gather for the Council of the Federation this week, some of them have more political worries back home than others.
Research suggests persistent stress in young children can become toxic, causing brain changes that can interfere with learning and lead to disease in adulthood.
Hello and happy Saturday! Here’s our roundup of the week’s interesting and eclectic news in health and medical science.
Researchers studying a mass vaccination campaign against meningitis have found a surprising side-effect — the shots also offered moderate protection against gonorrhea.
Saturday July 08, 2017
Working night shifts may trigger cancer by hindering DNA repair
Untreatable cases of “superbug gonorrhoea” have occurred, the World Health Organization says, as it calls for new drugs to treat the bacterial infection.
More than 700 Australian women in a class-action case against pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson that started Tuesday argued that the company’s vaginal mesh implants caused them devastating pain, ravaged their bodies and, in some cases, ruined their lives.
The federal government plans to spend $8 million over five years to establish a mentorship network for First Nations, Métis and Inuit health researchers.