The 3D technology that could revolutionize the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee

  (Nicola Hagemeister, Nathalie Bureau, Neila Mezghani/ The Conversation) — A new technology called knee kinesiography is changing the way doctors treat of osteoarthritis of the knee. This technology was developed by researchers from the … Read More

An important notice to all CME patients
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There is nothing more important than your and your family’s health. That is Clinique Medicelle’s priority, too.

Therefore, we have put the following measures in place:

Appointments are in clinic and  by telephone .   

Due to COVID-19, Clinique Medicelle will be contacting patients who have appointments and who will be affected  …

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Tooth loss associated with greater risk of dementia
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(Timothy Huzar/ Medical News Today) — In a new meta-analysis, researchers have identified a connection between tooth loss and a risk of cognitive decline and dementia.

The researchers found that the more teeth a person had lost, the greater their risk of developing dementia or cognitive decline.

The research, published  …

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Oxford University researchers start trial for HIV vaccine
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(Brooklyn Neustater/ CTV News) —  Researchers at the University of Oxford in England are trialling a potential breakthrough vaccine for HIV that they hope could also serve as a cure for infected individuals.

The clinical trial, known as HIV-CORE 0052, will test the HIVconsvX vaccine. University of Oxford  …

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Quebec nurses pan ‘barbaric’ working conditions amid staffing crisis in ERs
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(Sabrina Jonas/ CBC News) — Nurses in Quebec are detailing the dismal work conditions that are prompting them to leave the public sector in droves, departures that have triggered a staffing crisis at emergency rooms across the province.

They are also pushing the provincial government to take more drastic steps to address  …

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Sunscreen recall: What the finding of a cancer-causing chemical means for you
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(Sandee LaMotte/ CNN News) — The burning heat of summer has us all reaching for sunscreens. But before you slather that product on your skin, first check to see if it is part of a voluntary recall by sunscreen brands Neutrogena and Aveeno.

The companies recently pulled several sunscreens from market shelves after independent
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Exposure to chronic stress linked to Alzheimer’s disease, research shows
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(Devrupa Rakshit/ The Swaddle) — A new study has linked exposure to chronic stress with a higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease — suggesting interventions to manage stress levels earlier in life could help reduce the risk of developing neurodegenerative diseases later.

Caused by the degeneration and death of  …

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Women’s cancer screenings fell by 80% or more during COVID
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(Hannah Sparks/ NY Post) — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging women, especially those of low-income and minority backgrounds, to get screened for cancer as a new study has revealed that breast and cervical cancer screenings plunged by more than 80% among these underprivileged groups.

The results  …

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Parkinson’s linked to pesticide exposure in vineyard farmers
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(Alexandra Thompson/ Yahoo News) — Pesticide exposure may raise the risk of Parkinson’s disease in farmers, research suggests.

The progressive condition is caused by a loss of nerve cells in the part of the brain responsible for producing the chemical dopamine, which helps co-ordinate movement.

Exactly why this  …

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Overweight men have higher odds of developing prostate cancer
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(Maria Loreto/ LA Weekly) — Being overweight has long been correlated with conditions like heart disease and diabetes. But a new study has found surprising links between males who are overweight and having higher odds of developing prostate cancer.

A Canadian study published in Cancer Causes &  …

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