Minor stroke diagnosis less likely in women than men, study shows

Women are less likely to be diagnosed with minor strokes than men when they show up to emergency rooms, according to new research with patients

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Ketamine can safely dull pain during ambulance rides, UBC study suggests

A UBC researcher says paramedics should be able to give patients ketamine for acute pain during ambulance rides, following a study that suggests it

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UBC study reveals cheat day in popular diet may cause some harm

A UBC Okanagan study into a popular diet has revealed that a cheat day could be bad for your health. The researchers said that

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UBC study finds Canadian fruit and vegetable consumption down by 13 per cent

Canadians have cut back significantly on their fruit and vegetable intake over the last decade, according to new research from the University of British

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Canada spends billions on homelessness, but without better coordination many can’t find help: study

Canada spends more than $30 billion every year to fund social services aimed at helping the country’s homeless population, and a new study from the University

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A study tracked cancer patients using crowdfunding to pay for homeopathy. The results are troubling

It’s not hard to imagine the impulse of newly diagnosed cancer patients to want to use every means available for their treatment or to

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Drinking less alcohol may help smokers quit: study

There’s a biological reason why cigarettes and alcohol go together so well, according to new research out of Oregon State University. “Alcohol use and

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Study gives scientists unprecedented data on young Atlantic salmon in East Coast rivers

A 14-year tracking study is giving scientists an unprecedented range of data on young Atlantic salmon in four major East Coast rivers. The iconic

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Halifax firefighters get longer response times, study expanding service in Fall River – Halifax

Halifax firefighting is set to undergo a dramatic shift after council voted 17 to 0 in favour of adopting a slate of new standards

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UVic joins global study on long-term effects of concussions from contact sports

With a mask over his face and probes monitoring his brain and cardiovascular activity, Steve Martin performs a series of squats. The former rubgy player is

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