N.S. needs to boost long-term care facilities’ staffing levels to address ‘overstressed’ homes: expert panel

An expert panel says Nova Scotia’s Liberal government needs to quickly boost staffing at long-term care facilities to address “overstressed” homes that aren’t meeting residents’ needs. Health and Wellness Minister Randy Delorey appointed the panel in September in the wake of media reports that raised questions about the quality of care in the facilities, including severe bedsores. Panel chairwoman Janice […]

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Recall campaign: the drugstore chain dm takes rice due to fungal toxins from the shelves

Callback in dm: Increased Aflatoxin levels in the organic long grain rice The drugstore chain dm has started a recall for the article “dmBio long-grain rice nature”. It cannot be excluded that in the product increased Aflatoxin levels. These fungal toxins can affect health. Impairment of the health The drugstore chain dm calls back to the article “dmBio long-grain rice […]

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Better oral health with new type of glass ceramic

Researchers at Ångström Laboratory at Uppsala University have now developed glass ceramics that are three times stronger than current ones. This paves the way for better dental care where patients benefit from stronger teeth and do not have to visit their dentist as often. Ceramics are inorganic and non-metallic materials that constitute the main group of materials. Examples of ceramics […]

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Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory pot shop reacts to Ontario cannabis lottery

It remains business as usual for those working in the cannabis industry on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory after the winners of the Ontario cannabis lottery were announced Friday. There were five licences awarded in the eastern region that includes Ottawa, Kingston and Barrie. According to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario’s official results, the five winners of the lottery in the […]

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Healthy digestion: With leeks is stimulated the intestinal activity

Leeks: onion plant can contribute to good intestinal health Leek belongs to due to its low calorie content to the “lean” varieties of vegetables. The healthy onion plant contains essential vitamins and minerals. Regular consumption of Leeks can contribute to good intestinal health. A “slim” vegetable Leeks not only contains a lot of fiber and plenty of folate, but it […]

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Mr Universe hopeful swaps food for his own URINE

Mr Universe hopeful claims he feels better than ever after swapping food for URINE five days a week – but his wife refuses to kiss him John Moniz-DePass bathes in his year-old urine, which he stores in the fridge Claims he sleeps better and is ‘more lively, energetic, vibrant’ as a result Wife Dora Moniz-DePass is ‘disgusted’ but feels she has […]

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'I want to be fit in my 70s. Do you want that too?' – Personal trainer tells everything she's learned about second-life fitness

Maybe it’s a collective midlife crisis, a late realisation of our mortality or an old-fashioned desire to lose the spare tyre. But one thing is certain, the middle aged are getting fit. Research from 4.5 million Strava users has found that the most active age group is the over 40s. And it’s never too late to start. A flurry of […]

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Scientists unveil 'game changing' method to predict breast cancer risk

A method of predicting a woman’s risk of breast cancer which is said to be the most comprehensive yet has been unveiled by scientists. By analysing hundreds of genetic markers and lifestyle factors together, the potentially “game-changing” innovation aims to help doctors identify patients at the highest risk and lowest risk of developing the disease. Those who are considered to […]

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