'You talk we die': Abbotsford mural calls for action on safe injecting rooms
As a war rages on in the community and halls of parliament over safe injecting rooms, an artwork in a quiet alleyway brings home the human cost.
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Continuous glucose monitoring may benefit patients with type 2 diabetes
Adults with type 2 diabetes who had more than one insulin injection daily and continuous glucose monitoring for 24 hours experienced improved glycemic control, suggesting that...
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Vitamin C injections could play a role in treating blood cancers
"Super-strength vitamin C doses could be a way to fight leukaemia," the Mail Online reports. Research in mice found vitamin C could help combat the effect of a mutated gene...
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Type 2 diabetes patients on MDI insulin therapy can benefit from CGM use, study shows
DexCom, Inc., announced today the publication of a new study that shows people with Type 2 diabetes on a multiple daily injection insulin therapy benefit from the use of...
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Can Safe Injection Sites Calm the Opioid Crisis?
Critics, proponents battle over decades-old issue
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Health Canada approves application for interim safe injection site in Toronto
TORONTO - Health Canada announced Sunday that it has approved an application by Toronto Public Health to open a safe injection site several months earlier than anticipated. An...
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Comparison of Children's Venipuncture Fear and Pain: Randomized Controlled Trial of EMLA® and J-Tip Needleless Injection System®
Needle procedures, like venipuncture and intravenous catheter insertion, are recognized as a common cause of pain and fear for children in hospitals and emergency departments...
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Universal HCV screening is a pathway to eradication
When we think about the possibility of universal screening, we can dance around, trying to dig out baby boomers or injection drug users, we can look at different risk factors...
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VIDEO: Pearls for filler injections
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Fewer anti-VEGF injections needed over time
BOSTON - A real-world look at the treat-and-extend regimen of anti-VEGF agents for treating neovascular age-related macular degeneration showed improved vision in patients with...
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More dementia patients in A&E over lack of care home beds
A study by King's College London found the number of later-stage dementia patients making emergency visits to hospital jumped by 62 per cent between 2008 and 2013.
Looking Out for 'Signature' Causes of BRCAness in Breast Cancer Cells
Signature 3 presence or absence in breast cancer cells helps classify the rare BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations as harmful or not, reveals a new study.
Heart Safe Program Enhances CPR and AED Use in Participating Communities
Heart Safe program has been effective in helping communities and also play a significant role in providing citizen CPR education and AED placements
Exposure to outdoor light at night can increase breast cancer risk, claim...
Women who reside in areas with plenty of outdoor lighting at night may want to reconsider their living situation. The researchers behind a recent Harvard study uncovered a link...
Online opportunities-not loss of big account-drove finished products shift...
A shift in market dynamics-not a legal dispute with a key customer-is what drove ChromaDex to try for a second time the finished products route for one of its branded ingredients.
Calcium may not help prevent bone loss in men
Bone Mineral Density and rates of bone loss showed no association with dietary calcium intake in men, according to a recent study in British Journal of Nutrition.
Eating Disorders Linked To History Of Theft
Convictions could increase a patient's stress and anxiety, interrupt treatment and hamper recovery.
High blood pressure is on the rise in children and teens
The American Academy of Pediatrics released new guidelines to help detect high blood pressure in children and teens. This is after a study revealed that 3.5 percent have...
Of Course Donald Trump Stared Right Into The Eclipse Without Glasses
Donald Trump photographed enjoying the eclipse - without glasses Donald Trump did that thing that scientists have been warning us about for weeks: stared straight into the sun...
Parents are failing to put babies to sleep on their backs
Less than half of the babies in the US sleep on their backs all the time, despite doctors' warnings to parents that this sleeping position decreases a baby's risk of dying of SIDS.