BirchBioMed Inc. announced on Thursday, August 25, 2016, that a “ground-breaking” treatment developed by University of British Columbia (UBC) researchers to prevent scarring has completed a Health Canada approved Phase I trial of FS2 drug.
Health Canada announced on August 11, 2016 the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR) that will replace the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR) as the regulations governing Canada’s medical cannabis program. The new regulations will come into force on August 24, 2016.
A team of Toronto scientists has found similarities in brain impairments in children with autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).
You know that you should eat better, and exercise more. But there’s also a force pulling you in the other direction. That force is chocolate cake, and another re-run of Friends, American Idol, or Game of Thrones. So how do you establish the healthy habits that you know you should have? That’s what we’ll discuss in this article.
The Ontario government announced on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, that is changing the way it displays sex and gender information on health cards and driver’s licences “to ensure the fair, ethical and equitable treatment of people with trans and non-binary gender identity.” From June 13 onward, Ontario health cards no longer display information about a person’s sex on the face ...
Health Canada approved on June 20, 2016 a proposal from Canadian Blood Services and Héma-Québec, submitted earlier this year, to change the current policy with regard to blood donation by men who have sex with men (MSM).
Following the passing of Bill C-14, criminal legislation on medical assistance in dying, in Parliament on June 17, 2016, the federal government plans to conduct a further study with respect to medical assistance in dying in the context of mature minors, people for whom mental illness is the sole underlying condition, and advance requests.