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Working Together for Better Mental Health

Family physicians regularly provide mental health care for their patients. In fact, evidence shows 35 per cent of individuals suffering from mental health...

Transforming Health Care Through the Net

The statistics on women and the Internet are telling: women comprise 45 per cent of Canadians online and health-related information remains one of the...

Postpartum Psychosis- More than the baby blues

It's almost been a year since Karen* gave birth to her beautiful baby boy. Devin* is now cutting teeth and is a little fussy...

A Plea For Help- Suicide Prevention

He describes himself as an "inquisitive guy" who's always thinking about blending research with his clinical work. For psychologist Jim Mendonca, that work involves...

Easing Depression With Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), a technique to locally stimulate the brain by placing magnetic coils at carefully selected points on the head, is becoming...

HRT May Protect Against Alzheimer Disease and Cognitive Decline

Alzheimer Disease (AD) currently is the most common cause of dementia, accounting for more than 64% of dementia cases in Canada. More than 161,000...

Discontinuation of Hormone Replacement Therapy may Lead to Rapid Bone Loss

The recent discontinuation of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study in the U.S. has caused widespread concern about Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) amongst women...

A proposal for a new approach to mental illness and addiction care

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is proposing to redevelop its Queen Street site in order to implement innovative new approaches in...

Study Unveils Mammography Doubts

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death among women in North America. Approximately one in 30 women die of breast cancer. While the...

The Natural Hormonal Approach to Treating Menopause

Many patients suffer untoward symptoms during their mid to late 40s because they simply do not have enough progesterone to counter-balance their own estrogen....

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