An important notice to all CME patients

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 .    … Read More

A pandemic year without germs
with No Comments

 

(James Hamblin/ The Atlantic) — Sales of alcohol surged in 2020, especially among the higher-proof varieties. But one type far outsold the others: hand sanitizer.In the heat of the pandemic, Purell poured some $400 million into expanding its production.

As anyone who resorted to bootleg hand sanitizer   …

Continue reading
How to recognize and treat perimenopause and menopause symptoms
with No Comments

 

(Dani Blum/ The New York Times) — Many women don’t know what to expect during perimenopause, which is the time period — often marked by distressing changes in the body — that leads up to menopause, or the end of a woman’s menstrual cycle and childbearing years. Those changes can come as a shock, so we broke down the signs, causes  …

Continue reading
Time to grieve: Addressing bereavement challenges during COVID-19
with No Comments

 

(Batya Swift Yasgur/ Psychiatry Advisor) — Grief is a normal, albeit sad and challenging, part of life. All human beings will experience loss of a loved one at some point and will experience grief. Although acute grief is usually self-limited, we never fully stop grieving. But individuals whose grief remains intense and  …

Continue reading
Cancer that went undetected during the pandemic an ‘impending disaster’
with No Comments

 

(Leah Hendry/ CBC News) — Cancer specialists are bracing for a wave of patients suffering from more advanced disease due to delays in both screening and diagnostic testing during the pandemic.

About 60,000 Quebecers receive a cancer diagnosis in any given year.

But according to a report released  …

Continue reading
Experimental drug reverses Alzheimer’s disease symptoms in mice
with No Comments

 

(Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News) — Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have designed an experimental drug that reversed key symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease in mice. The drug works by reinvigorating a cellular cleaning mechanism—chaperone-mediated autophagy (CMA)—that gets rid of   …

Continue reading
Pasadena woman, 36, diagnosed with colon cancer wants earlier screening
with No Comments

 

(Colleen Connors/ CBC News) — Stephanie Budgell does not want others to go through her experience of a Stage 4 colorectal cancer diagnosis, and is calling on health authorities to lower the age for screening.

“I want family doctors to see that it’s not an old man’s disease anymore,” said  …

Continue reading
Experts warn of teenage mental health time bomb
with No Comments

 

(Claudia Tanner/ iNews) — Oli, who did not want his surname used, says the past year during the global pandemic has really shaken his mental health.

“Before lockdown, if you’d have told me I would have most of a year off school I’d have thought that sounds amazing,” said the 17-year-old. “But it was the toughest time   …

Continue reading
App helps breast cancer patients, survivors keep moving
with No Comments

 

(Jill Barker/ Healthing) — While the survival rate of breast cancer has been on the rise since 1987, it’s still the most frequently diagnosed cancer among Canadian women and ranks second in cancer-related deaths of women.

But with 88 per cent of Canadian women now living at least five years after diagnosis, an increasing  …

Continue reading
If your pandemic partner is getting on your last nerve
with No Comments

 

(Jelena Kekmanovic/ The Washington Post) — The pandemic has forced many couples into demanding new routines as they attempt to incorporate working — whether at home or on the front lines — with child care and remote schooling. The results have strained relationships across the United States.

“As the pandemic hit, we had
  … Continue reading
1 2 3 4 109