Archive: 01/10/2013

Blood-pressure drug may help improve cancer treatment

Use of existing, well-established hypertension drugs could improve the outcome of cancer chemotherapy by opening up collapsed blood vessels in solid tumors. In their report in the online journal Nature Communications, Massachusetts ...

Oct 01, 2013
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Listening matters for mothers

For most women, childbirth is an intense experience, culminating in the joy of delivering a newborn, swaddled and sweet, resting in the mother's arms within hours. Yet for those who deliver their babies prematurely, the experience ...

Oct 01, 2013
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How to stay sharp in retirement

October is Canada's Healthy Workplace Month, but how does one stay mentally fit after the 40-hour workweek is traded in for the gold watch?

Oct 01, 2013
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Vaccination and the gentle art of persuasion

Controversy about the risks of measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines has been rumbling in the United States for years—and now it's Israel's turn. After finding traces of the polio virus in sewage, Israel's Ministry of Health ...

Oct 01, 2013
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