Nobel Prize in medicine awarded to 3 researchers for hepatitis C discovery

Nobel Prize in medicine awarded to 3 researchers for hepatitis C discovery

British scientist Michael Houghton, who works at the University of Alberta, and Americans Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice were awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine on Monday for the discovery of the hepatitis C virus. Announcing the prize in Stockholm, the Nobel Committee noted that the men’s work identified a major source of blood-borne […]

With sport, medicine worlds colliding, Hayley Wickenheiser spoke her truth to IOC

With sport, medicine worlds colliding, Hayley Wickenheiser spoke her truth to IOC

In what she calls “the final straw” moment, Hayley Wickenheiser had to clear her conscience and say something. Confronted with two vastly differing scenarios playing out at exactly the same time, Wickenheiser found her two worlds — sport and medicine — colliding. It’s her unique position of being a six-time Olympian, member of the International […]