Congo authorities say Ebola survivor falls ill a second time

GISENYI, Rwanda (Reuters) – An Ebola survivor has fallen ill with the disease for a second time in eastern Congo, the Congolese health authorities said on Sunday, saying it was not yet... Read more »

‘It’s been hell’: Little support for partner violence survivors with brain injuries

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia mother in her late 30s says there was “no support in sight” after she suffered two serious blows to the head at the hands of different partners... Read more »

Brain injury from domestic abuse a ‘public health crisis,’ says B.C. researcher

VANCOUVER — VANCOUVER — A British Columbia mother in her late 30s says there was “no support in sight” after she suffered two serious blows to the head at the hands of... Read more »

Malaysia reports first case of polio since 1992

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – A three-month-old Malaysian infant has been diagnosed with polio, the first case reported in the country in nearly three decades, a top health official said on Sunday. The... Read more »

Phone line created for patients to report sexual complaints against doctors

Dr. Gus Grant says people can discuss their situation with a social worker before deciding if they want to file a formal complaint of sexual-misconduct against a physician. (Robert Short/CBC) The College... Read more »

N.S. vaping community concerned with pending regulations

HALIFAX — In many vape shops across Nova Scotia, of the hundreds of bottles of vape juice on the shelf, the vast majority are flavoured. However, as of April 1, 2020, flavoured... Read more »

Singh calls for government funding to maintain N.B.’s only abortion clinic

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh said he wants to use the Canada Health Act to make sure Clinic 554 receives funding. (Gary Moore/CBC) Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is calling on the... Read more »

Singh calls for funding to maintain N.B.’s only privately funded abortion clinic

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh said he wants to use the Canada Health Act to make sure Clinic 554 receives funding. (Gary Moore/CBC) Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is calling on the... Read more »

Half of lymphoma patients alive three years after Gilead cell therapy treatment: study

(Reuters) – Nearly half of lymphoma patients treated with Gilead Sciences Inc’s Yescarta were alive at least three years after a one-time infusion of the CAR-T cell therapy, according to data presented... Read more »

Bristol-Myers reports positive data on cancer treatment acquired in Celgene deal

(Reuters) – Bristol-Myers Squibb Co on Saturday said that an experimental cancer therapy it acquired as part of its $74 billion deal for Celgene Corp produced positive results in a clinical trial.... Read more »