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Running a marathon can cause kidney damage

Running is often considered a good option for doing sports and fighting heart disease and diabetes. However, running long distances, such as during a marathon, could have surprising health consequences. A new study by Yale students found that the physical…
More than 20 cases of E. coli infection related to flour

The Public Health Agency of Canada has been investigating an outbreak of E. coli related to a series of original Robin Hood all purpose flour products that are now being recalled. The agency reported that there were 25 cases of…
When ticks are part of daily life

Do not talk about ticks to Charlie Bonham. The resident of Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle no longer knows which saint to vow to put an end to their presence. Her daughter was bitten twice. Her spouse and Mrs. Bonham’s father were also bitten.…
Fight allergies one lunch at a time

In order to offer a varied and appetizing meal to her son Christophe, allergic to 13 foods, Marie-Josée Bettez has long transformed her kitchen into a real laboratory. Lunches are part of the everyday life of allergic children, who often…
Sedentary teens put their bone health on the line for life

A recent study demonstrates that adolescents who have low activity endanger the health of their bones on a permanent basis. An orthopedic professor at the University of British Columbia, Heather McKay, says that about 36% of the adult skeleton develops…
Nine women died of breast implant-related cancer

Nine women have died in the United States of a rare form of breast implant-related cancer, according to health authorities who have identified more than 350 cases of this disease across the country. A possible link between breast implants and…
Rio de Janeiro concerned about yellow fever

A small town in Brazil, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, has placed itself in a state of maximum alert after the death of a man suffering from yellow fever. The authorities are also investigating several other possible cases.…
Recall of Bolognese sauce due to dangerous bacteria

Montreal – PastaCo bolognese sauce is being recalled due to the possible presence of dangerous bacteria, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) said on Friday. “PastaCo is recalling PastaCo bolognese sauce because this product could promote the proliferation of the…