Medical economics

Canada's primary care transformation slow, fragmented, study finds

Canada's primary care system is falling short of high-performance standards despite significant investments to transform the sector, according to a study led by Monica Aggarwal, assistant professor at the University of Toronto's ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Novel AI system could diagnose autism much earlier

A newly developed artificial intelligence (AI) system that analyzes specialized MRIs of the brain accurately diagnosed children between the ages of 24 and 48 months with autism at a 98.5% accuracy rate, according to research ...

Immunology

Reducing stress on T cells makes them better cancer fighters

Even for killer T cells—specialized immune cells—seeking and destroying cancer cells around the clock can be exhausting. If scientists can understand why killer T cells become exhausted, then they can create more resilient ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Is humming healthy? Mmm, here's what the evidence says

There are plenty of health claims about humming. They include reducing stress, helping you breathe more easily, relieving sinus congestion, lowering your blood pressure and lifting your mood.

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