Women hospitalized for bulimia more at risk of long-term heart disease: Montreal study

Young women who suffer from severe bulimia nervosa could be more at risk of suffering long-term cardiovascular diseases, according to a Montreal study. Dr. Nathalie Auger and her team at the Centre hospitalier universitaire de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM) found…

New study finds health gap between First Nations and other Manitobans widening

A new study from the University of Manitoba has found a widening health gap between First Nation people and other Manitobans. The joint study by the First Nations Health and Social Secretariat of Manitoba (FNHSSM) and the Manitoba Centre for…

60 per cent of sailors who battled HMCS Chicoutimi fire developed PTSD, asthma and depression: report

A study says 60 per cent of the sailors who fought a deadly fire aboard the submarine HMCS Chicoutimi in 2004 were diagnosed with post-traumatic stress within five years. The Royal Canadian Navy says the 56 sailors were 45 times…

Dalhousie study disputes Ottawa’s claims that fish farming is a sustainable industry

A new study suggests evidence that Ottawa uses to claim aquaculture is environmentally sustainable is sketchy because it lacks any detailed, long-term analysis. Inka Milewski, a research associate in the Department of Biology at Dalhousie University, says her findings in…

Conservative MPs call for inquiry as veterans, families seek acknowledgement in malaria drug lawsuit

A growing group of veterans and their family members are hoping legal action will bring answers and an acknowledgement that an anti-malarial drug used by the Canadian Forces left them with life-altering, long-term side effects. “I wanted somebody to be…