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Running a marathon can cause kidney damage

Running is often considered a good option for doing sports and fighting heart disease and diabetes. However, running long distances, such as during a marathon, could have surprising health consequences. A new study by Yale students found that the physical…
When ticks are part of daily life

Do not talk about ticks to Charlie Bonham. The resident of Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle no longer knows which saint to vow to put an end to their presence. Her daughter was bitten twice. Her spouse and Mrs. Bonham’s father were also bitten.…
Nine women died of breast implant-related cancer

Nine women have died in the United States of a rare form of breast implant-related cancer, according to health authorities who have identified more than 350 cases of this disease across the country. A possible link between breast implants and…
Rio de Janeiro concerned about yellow fever

A small town in Brazil, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, has placed itself in a state of maximum alert after the death of a man suffering from yellow fever. The authorities are also investigating several other possible cases.…
Canadian researchers join the international fight against the Zika

Ottawa – Three teams of Canadian researchers will work with researchers from Latin America and the Caribbean to study the Zika virus, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) announced Thursday in partnership with the International Development Research Center. This…