New figures have been revealed by the federal government regarding the increase in the number of people being affected by Hepatitis B and C virus. A survey was conducted by Canadian Health Government in which they tested the blood samples of people who were attacked by viruses.
According to a latest report, Alison Redford, who is the 14th and current Premier of Alberta, Canada has been mocked in the posters by the people around the Alberta legislature on Tuesday. Fake signs with Premier Alison Redford's name were posted in order to mock the way the government advertises construction of infrastructure projects.
A Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) and the B. C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is running a campaign to warn gay and bisexual men of a recent outbreak of syphilis.
The VCH and BCCDC also recommend that men who share sexual intimacy with other men should get tested every three to six months.
A total of 1,000 individuals accumulated at Clover Point on Saturday to participate in the national campaign against pipeline ventures and oil-tanker movement on B. C's. coast.
Speakers approached the throng and asked the crowd to be prepared for a much longer battle and along with that to ascent up against pipelines and tankers.
A legal challenge is being initiated by five Vancouver drug users against a federal prohibition on prescribing heroin. Last month, the federal government declared that it would ban the supply of diacetylmorphine. It is a version of heroin used in a particular access program for addicts.
Every year, more people in Canada are killed by lung cancer than any other disease. A national advocacy organization says that the disease is almost a neglected public-health concern.
Lung Cancer Canada says that the lung cancer causes over 28% of cancer deaths in Canada. The figure is more than the deaths caused due to breast, colon and prostate cancer in combination.
According to a latest report, some of the vegetable oils, which claim that they are successful in keeping the human body fit, can cause heart diseases. The researchers have broken the earlier notions that the consumption of all vegetable oils is very healthy for human heart.
David Suzuki, who is a Japanese Canadian academic, science broadcaster and environmental activist, cannot help himself to wonder that there is a time bomb ticking in his brain. This is due to the fact that the scientist-broadcaster's mother and three of her siblings died due to a disease called Alzheimer's.
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