Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Incidents of serious parasitic disease on the rise in Alberta, Canada

A rare parasitic infection imported from Europe continues to take root in Alberta, Canada. The province is now the North American hotspot for human alveolar echinococcosis (AE), which takes the form of a growth in the liver, ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

How age affects male fertility

In 2012, proud dad Ramjit Raghav made global headlines when he became a father at the age of 96. He had beaten the record for the world's oldest dad—a record he'd set himself, two years earlier, at the age of 94.

Health

New evidence linking eggs, cholesterol to cardiovascular death

A person's intake of whole eggs and cholesterol was positively associated with their risk of death, while intake of egg whites or egg substitutes was negatively associated with death in a new study published this week in ...

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