Desperate to save a seven-year-old boy's life, doctors used experimental gene therapy to create new skin in a lab after skin graft attempts had failed.
Canada's pediatricians and dietitians say rice, coconut and almond milks contain little to no protein, and some plant-based beverages aren't fortified with essential minerals or vitamins.
As the use of medicinal cannabis grows, a new Ontario research centre says it plans to look into whether pot is actually an effective treatment for various ailments.
The World Health Organization is urging farmers to stop using antibiotics to promote growth and prevent disease in healthy animals because the practice fuels dangerous drug-resistant superbug infections in people.
More expensive "biologic" treatments and the end of a period when Canadians saw cost savings as patents expired and generics flooded the market driving growth in pharmaceutical prices, experts say.
The federal department announced Tuesday that the abortion pill can now be prescribed up to nine weeks into a pregnancy, rather than the previous limit of seven weeks, and can be dispensed directly to patients by pharmacists.
About 200 people in Yellowknife, Dettah and Ndilo have given toenail clippings, urine and saliva samples to researchers for a new study, which will measure how much arsenic is in their body.
If youâ€™re paying more for local and organic groceries because you care about the environment, hereâ€™s some bad news: science shows your efforts wonâ€™t have much impact on your carbon…
The younger sisters of a Nova Scotia woman with epilepsy and multiple sclerosis say the costs of waiting to get her into a nursing home are hard for them to bear.