LONDON The biggest study ever of women who had ovarian tissue removed, frozen and transplanted suggests the experimental technique is safe and can help about one third of them to have babies.
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NEW YORK General Mills is recalling 1.8 million boxes of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios produced at a plant in Lodi, California, saying the cereal is labeled gluten-free but actually contains wheat.
TORONTO—Ontario will spend $50 million a year to expanding coverage of in-vitro fertilization to help about 4,000 would-be parents grow their families.
Health minister Eric Hoskins says anyone with fertility problems, “including non-medical factors” such as same-sex couples and single people, will be able to access one round of IVF.
LONDON The World Health Organization has revised its HIV guidelines to recommend that anyone who tests positive for the virus that causes AIDS should be treated immediately.
That guidance fits with what is already recommended in many developed nations, including the United States.
WINNIPEG The Winnipeg-based Canadian Centre for Child Protection has launched a new campaign to help teens who have been seriously impacted by the spread of sexual pictures.
In a news release, the centre says the social fallout from this kind of cyberbullying can leave youth feeling alienated and alone.
The growing number of baby-boomers entering the ranks of senior citizens has brought about a fundamental shift in Canada’s demographic makeup, Statistics Canada said today.
The agency said the number of Canadians aged 65 or older edge out the number of children under the age of 14, according to the most recent population figures.
IQALUIT, Nunavut—Nunavut’s chief coroner supports the verdict of a fatality inquest jury that found suicide should be declared a public health emergency in the territory.
Many women with early-stage breast cancer can skip chemotherapy without hurting their odds of beating the disease—good news from a major study that shows the value of a gene-activity test to gauge each patient’s risk.
Many women with early-stage breast cancer can skip chemotherapy without hurting their odds of beating the disease ‚Äî good news from a major study that shows the value of a gene-activity test to gauge each patient’s risk.
HALIFAX—It’s too soon to know what lower pass rates might say about a new U.S.-based licensing test for Canadian nurses but they don’t mean it’s too Americanized, says the national group that oversees the exam.