Monthly Archives: May 2002

Tragic events often seem to creep to out of nowhere and strike those who appear least vulnerable. That happened to a young woman named...

A more effective treatment has recently been approved by Health Canada for low-grade non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL)! Fludara, with a very favourable safety profile, will...

Despite a dramatic rise in the incidence of breast cancer in North America and Europe, the death rate from this disease has been falling...

Financially needy breast cancer patients now have the opportunity to fly free to receive treatments or surgery and to attend breast cancer conferences. Canadian...

Green tea, Tai Chi and vitamin supplements. While the use of complementary therapies such as these has exploded in recent decades, our understanding of...

Test your knowledge of medicinal herbs. Match the following descriptions with the correct herb. A. St. John's WortB. DandelionC. BurdockD. Monkshood 1. The common name of...

According to a Manitoba Government news release, there are on average 66 new cases of cervical cancer reported each year in the province. Almost...

Joan (not her real name), a hospital pharmacist, approached her 35th birthday with dread. Few women in her family had managed to live much...

A mother who is nursing her two-month-old baby mentions she is taking St. John's Wort for her post-partum blues. A 15-year-old Internet user asks...

Since the Spring of 1999 over 100 physicians, chiropractors, and physiotherapists have received training and graduated from the McMaster Contemporary Medical Acupuncture for Health...