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January 24, 2023

Canadian Guidance Recommends Reducing Alcohol Consumption Canadian Guidance Recommends Reducing Alcohol Consumption

The risk of health harms from alcohol is low for people who consume two standard drinks or fewer per week, but it’s higher with greater consumption, […]
January 10, 2023

Migrants Have Lower Mortality Risk Than Long-term Manitobans Migrants Have Lower Mortality Risk Than Long-term Manitobans

Immigrants from outside Canada and interprovincial migrants have a mortality advantage, compared with long-term residents of Manitoba, new data show. In a matched cohort study that […]
December 28, 2022

COVID-19 Was the Leading Cause of Death in Mexico in 2021 COVID-19 Was the Leading Cause of Death in Mexico in 2021

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Between 2020 and 2021, Mexico registered 704,358 more deaths than expected, and […]
December 2, 2022

CDC to Test for Polio; FDA Approvals; and Meals and Mortality CDC to Test for Polio; FDA Approvals; and Meals and Mortality

CDC to Test Wastewater for Polio in MI, PA The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will expand wastewater testing for polioviruses to more communities […]
November 29, 2022

Mortality Rates, GDP, Healthcare Spending Appear Interrelated Mortality Rates, GDP, Healthcare Spending Appear Interrelated

Economic growth, mortality, and healthcare spending appear to influence each other, according to the authors of a new study in which they analyzed data from more […]
November 22, 2022

Quantum Computing: Medicine’s Next Great Leap Quantum Computing: Medicine’s Next Great Leap

The 1960s marked the arrival of computers in medicine. Expensive, cumbersome hunks of plastic and metal that could (maybe) get test results to a doctor faster. The […]
November 18, 2022

Canadian Healthcare System Crisis Continues Canadian Healthcare System Crisis Continues

The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) was “disappointed” that no solutions to the ongoing crises across health systems emerged on November 8 at the first in-person meeting of […]
November 11, 2022

Pneumococcal Vaccine Uptake Remains Low in At-Risk Canadians Pneumococcal Vaccine Uptake Remains Low in At-Risk Canadians

Pneumococcal vaccination uptake remains low among high-risk adults in Canada, including those aged 65 years or older and patients with chronic conditions, according to a new […]
November 3, 2022

Canadian Doctors Target Health Effects of Climate Change Canadian Doctors Target Health Effects of Climate Change

Already in the throes of climate change, health systems must move toward a framework that recognizes the connection between human health and Earth’s natural processes, according […]
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