Monthly Archive:: November 2018

5 things you may not know about breast cancer

1)Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Ontario women. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. In Ontario, breast cancer happens mostly in women ages 50 to 74 (61

New blood test detects early stage ovarian cancer

Research on a bacterial toxin first discovered in Adelaide has led to the development a new blood test for the early diagnosis of ovarian cancer – a disease which kills over 1000 Australian women and 150,000 globally


Which Skin Cancers are Itchy? Skin cancers like basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma are more prone to itchy symptoms. A recent study in the US documented that up to 30% of patients who were found to have

6 Thing to know about Conception

90% of women don’t know that 2 days before through the day of ovulation is the best time to try to get pregnant and 40% of women don’t know that a woman is born with all of the

6 Things to know about Ovulation

90% of women don’t know that 2 days before through the day of ovulation is the best time to try to get pregnant and 25% of women don’t know a normal menstrual cycle can vary between 21 and

Activities to pass the time while recovering from a concussion

#1 Personal hygiene Put every day hygiene practices on your to-do list – achievable goals can help you feel productive. #2 Do your nails, hair & make-up (If it’s your thing) treat applying make-up like painting –

Osteoporosis: Diagnosis, and Therapy

Osteoporosis is a common and important public health problem. Many people with osteoporosis have not achieved normal peak bone mass, while others suffer substantial bone loss during life due to various conditions.  Diagnosing Osteoporosis Bone mineral density

Symptoms, Causes and Treatment of Uveitis

Uveitis is a term for inflammation of the eye. It can occur in one eye or both eyes and affects the layer of the eye called the uvea [u-vee-uh]. It also can be associated with inflammation of

What is cyclic vomiting syndrome?

Cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS) is a condition with a specific pattern of vomiting with three main features: paroxysmal (sudden onset), stereotypical (similar episodes), and intervening periods of  wellness. There is not one single test that confirms CVS;

Dehydration – types, causes, symptoms and treatment

Dehydration is a condition of the body, where the water content is below the value needed for its operation. Dehydration can be dangerous to human life. The greatest risk of death by dehydration occurs in the case