20 Apr, 2024

Self-screening tests, a solution to prevent cancer among Indigenous people

Among the 16 recommendations that appear in a guide published Monday in the Journal of the Canadian Medical Associationa team of specialists focuses on self-tests to detect certain cancers. According to Dr. Nav Persaud, one of the researchers who led this study, self-tests for colorectal cancer and cervical cancer are recommended in the case of […]

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A fitness program… for the brain!

To date, unfortunately, there is no medication that is both universal and effective against hyperactivity, memory loss, stress and anxiety, and sleep disorders. And yet, these symptoms that everyone can experience in their life are exacerbated with age and in people suffering from psychiatric illnesses, whether attention disorders with or without hyperactivity (ADHD), depression, post-stress […]

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Eastern Quebec is dead last in terms of access to preventive oral care

Compared to the Canadian average, there is a shortage of nearly 1,300 dental hygienists in the province to meet the needs of the population, according to the Order of Dental Hygienists of Quebec. While this shortage is prevalent throughout Quebec, it is in Bas-Saint-Laurent and Gaspésie—Îles-de-la-Madeleine that we find the fewest dental hygienists per capita. […]

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Nutrition: The other secrets of the Mediterranean diet beneficial for health

Writing BBC News Mundo September 5, 2023 Photo credit, Getty Images Image caption, Food is cultural and social, full of personal, family and regional histories. Such a fresh and dynamic menu, drizzled with olive oil and consumed with admirable moderation, has been an ideal for decades. A menu that also promises physical well-being. In fact, […]

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Nutrition: Other secrets of the Mediterranean diet beneficial for health

Writing BBC News Mundo September 5, 2023 Photo credit, Getty Images Image caption, Food is cultural and social, full of personal, family and regional stories. Such a fresh and dynamic menu, drizzled with olive oil and consumed with admirable moderation, has been an ideal for decades. A menu that also promises physical well-being. In fact, […]

8 mins read

Toronto Film Festival | Atom Egoyan presents his most personal story

(Toronto) On a sunny August morning, filmmaker Atom Egoyan stands silently in a dark post-production room. With his next feature film Seven Veilsprojecting rays from the movie screen in front of him, he tweaks the final cut, perfecting what he can before its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Published on Sep 5, […]

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