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Skipping breakfast might be healthier than eating sugary foods in the morning: Q&Ache

Skipping breakfast might be healthier than eating sugary foods in the morning: Q&Ache

It is yet another one of nutrition’s hot button issues: eat breakfast or skip it. And it’s a matter I’ve wondered about ever since North Americans and their erstwhile eating…

Feeling SAD? Head toward the light: Doctors’ Notes

Feeling SAD? Head toward the light: Doctors’ Notes

By Dr. Robert LevitanUniversity of Toronto Mon., Oct. 30, 2017 For many people, the beauty of fall is mixed with feelings of lethargy, as the days become noticeably shorter, and…

10 Best Android Nutrition and Diet Applications

10 Best Android Nutrition and Diet Applications

One of the more difficult tasks in staying healthy is maintaining a good diet. Exercise is also definitely important. However, if you’re eating the worst stuff, it’ll be for naught.…

U.S. drug company founder charged with bribing doctors to prescribe addictive opioid

U.S. drug company founder charged with bribing doctors to prescribe addictive opioid

The founder of U.S. drug company Insys Therapeutics has been charged with leading a nationwide conspiracy to bribe doctors and pharmacists to widely prescribe an opioid cancer pain drug for…

Sweating blood: bizarre disorder baffles doctors

Sweating blood: bizarre disorder baffles doctors

It was probably one of the most bizarre medical cases a team of Italian doctors had ever seen. A 21-year-old woman was admitted to hospital with a condition that caused her…

Practise balancing on your head to improve your handstands: Yoga Moves

Practise balancing on your head to improve your handstands: Yoga Moves

Want to improve your handstand? Try using your head. This Handstand Helper docks the crown of the head onto a wall to provide extra stability and increase proprioceptive awareness as…

Cannabis research booms with backing of commercial growers

Cannabis research booms with backing of commercial growers

The budding marijuana industry is spurring new research around cannabis that will have long-term effects on a variety of fields, from farming to new medicine, as companies look for solid…

Patients of female surgeons have slightly better outcomes, study suggests

Patients of female surgeons have slightly better outcomes, study suggests

Patients of female surgeons did slightly better following surgery than those whose surgeons were male, according to a Canadian study published in a British medical journal. The BMJ study compared outcomes for patients undergoing one of 25…

Many new cancer drugs don’t save lives

Many new cancer drugs don’t save lives

Hello and happy Saturday! Here’s this week’s roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news. If you haven’t subscribed yet, you can do that by clicking here. When researchers in…

Nobel Worthy Sleep Science

Nobel Worthy Sleep Science

Whether we to be or not, we’re all on a clock — a biological one that ticks off a 24 hour day and regulates our waking and sleep cycle. With…