Eating a Mediterranean diet for a year boosts the types of gut bacteria linked to 'healthy' ageing, while reducing those associated with harmful inflammation in older people, indicates a five-country study, published online in the journal Gut.
Mediterranean diet promotes gut bacteria linked to 'healthy ageing' in older people
Ask Sean Stanford what it's like to be a farmer in southern Alberta during the winter, and one of the first things he talks about is his mental health.
'I thought I was going to die': Canadian farmers open up about struggles with mental health
If you find yourself eating too much added sugar and unhealthy fats, it might be because you're not getting enough sleep, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
Struggling to quit sugar? You might not be sleeping enough
Researchers have developed a simple blood test that measures the body's own immune response to improve diagnosis of ovarian cancer.
Test measures immune response to improve ovarian cancer diagnosis
High blood pressure, otherwise known as hypertension, puts people at greater risk for heart disease and stroke. The number of sufferers is staggering, especially in the United States, where around 75 million adults have been diagnosed with the disease.
Foods to avoid with high blood pressure
Administering health care in the United States costs four times as much as it does in Canada, which has had a single-payer system for nearly 60 years, according to a new study.
US health-care system costs four times more than Canada's single-payer system
Treatment of patients suffering from bile duct cancer could be improved by tailoring medication to the levels of a key protein in people with the disease, according to new research.
Bile duct cancer treatment potential boost from tailored medication: Study
Drugs that many men with prostate cancer might already be taking — cholesterol-lowering statins — may help extend their survival if they have a "high-risk" form of the disease, new research suggests.
Cholesterol drugs might help curb prostate cancers
A type of fatty liver disease that commonly affects patients with HIV can be safely treated with vitamin E, a McGill-led study has found.
Vitamin E effective, safe for fatty liver in HIV patients
There is a strong link between the amount of fast food that pre-school age children consume and their likelihood of becoming overweight or obese, according to a new Dartmouth-led study, published in the journal Pediatric Obesity.
Fast food intake leads to weight gain in preschoolers

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