Abused women more likely to contract HIV: McGill study
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(Canadian Press/ CTV News) — A McGill University study has found that women who are victims of domestic violence are three times more likely to contract the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

The article published in ‘The Lancet HIV’ reveals that there is a strong link between gender-based violence and   …

DOvEEgene aims to detect ovarian cancer at an early stage to improve prognosis
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(Yahoo Canada) — In Canada, it is estimated that endometrial and ovarian cancers affect approximately 10,000 Canadian women per year. The majority of affected women are diagnosed at an advanced stage, when the disease has spread and is often incurable. This happens because early-stage ovarian cancer is usually asymptomatic  …