Low social status alone can alter immune regulation, even in the absence of variation in access to resources, health care, and at-risk behaviours for health.
Only a minority of medical studies take sex and gender into account when analyzing and reporting research results. Dr. Cara Tannenbaum demands more rigor from scientists.
A new study suggests that children exposed to secondhand smoke at home are more likely to be antiscocial, aggressive, have trouble at school and, in some cases, will eventually drop out.
Bacteria in your intestines may play an important role in determining if you will develop blinding wet Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD).
A research team at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) has discovered that the ABHD6 enzyme in certain brain neurons plays a key role in controlling body weight.
A study sheds new understanding on the mechanisms of the diabetic retinopathy as it uncovered a program of accelerated aging of the neurons, blood vessels and immune cells of the retina.
A Canada-US study published in Cell has demonstrated that Americans of African descent have a stronger immune response to infection compared to Americans of European descent.
A new study shows that even low physical fitness is sufficient to produce a preventive effect on most of the risk factors that affect people with cardiovascular disease.
More than 85% of Canadian provinces and territories restrict access to new direct-acting antivirals (DAA) for the treatment of the hepatitis C.
Discovery of a novel, advanced technique to identify the rare cells where human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) hides in patients taking antiretroviral therapy (ART).