PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - A Saskatchewan construction business has been fined $14,000 after a worker was struck on the head when a board slipped from a roof.
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TORONTO - Canada is in the midst of an epidemic of opioid use and abuse — involving both prescription and illicit forms of the potent narcotics — that shows no ...
Researchers at the University of Virginia have developed a new technique that will allow a single cancer research lab to do the work of dozens of labs.
In a study of nearly 3 million adults in Sweden, researchers found the incidence of cardiovascular disease has dropped significantly over the past few decades.
The first molecular genetic evidence that genetic influences play a role in the risk of getting Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after trauma has been gained by a new study.
Through a combination of experiments with college students and laboratory worms, researchers have identified the first specific genes to show molecular alterations associated with short sleep duration
The annual potential of solar energy far exceeds the world's energy consumption, but the goal of using the sun to provide a significant fraction of global electricity demand is far from being realized
FRANKFURT/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Germany is opposing key elements of a European Union proposal to overhaul how car engine emissions are tested for pollution, a document seen by Reuters showed, as Brusse
Scientists have identified a novel mode of action for a potential antidepressant that also leads to nerve cell growth in the mouse hippocampus. The activator of a serotonin receptor uses a different m
Microplastics, which are particles measuring less than 5 mm, are of increasing concern. They not only become more relevant as other plastic marine litter breaks down into tiny particles, they also int
It's a cautionary tale on how first impressions can give forensic pathologists tunnel vision. Some lawyers are troubled by the impact of experts’ work on criminal cases
LONDON (Reuters) - China will lead growth in global wind power capacity of almost 65 percent over the next five years, with other Asian countries also developing more renewable energy, the Global Wind
LONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca's move to the English university city of Cambridge will cost more and take longer than initially expected, following increased expenditure on new technology and equipmen
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Japanese drugmaker Otsuka Pharmaceutical aims to apply for approval of its tuberculosis (TB) drug delamanid in India within three months, a senior company official said, as calls gr
ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis reported better than expected first-quarter profits on Tuesday with Chief Executive Joe Jimenez saying he remained confident that the Swiss drugmaker would return to growth
(Reuters) - Health insurer Centene Corp reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit, helped by its Health Net acquisition and growth in its Obamacare individual business.
(Reuters) - Biogen Inc reported quarterly revenue and profit that beat analysts' estimates, boosted by strong sales of recently launched spinal muscular atrophy drug Spinraza.
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan faces a more complicated task this year in seeking to attend a U.N. health agency meeting than it has in the past, a senior official said on Tuesday, as the self-ruled island
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - An outbreak of H5N8 bird flu has been detected at a hen farm near the town of Nykoping in eastern Sweden, the country's board of agriculture said on Tuesday.
Researchers have analysed government statistics to identify the average breast size for each decade and put changes down to better diet and fitness, as well as cosmetic surgery.
Scientists at the University of British Columbia created a model that shows how chlamydia interacts with the immune system. Genes, known as IRF5 and IL-10RA, play a key role in fighting the STI.
This placebo effect influences brain regions associated with emotions and releases dopamine – known as the 'feel-good' hormone, researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder claim.
Using 3D printing and Hollywood-style effects, the device mimics an adolescent with excessive brain fluid, according to the researchers at John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore.
FRANKFURT/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Germany is opposing key elements of a European Union proposal to overhaul how vehicles are licensed and tested to prevent a repeat of the Volkswagen emission cheating sc
Lucy Fassett, 48, from East Dulwich, London, has undergone chemotherapy and radical surgery on her stage three colon cancer - but nothing has worked. Doctors say it's incurable, but Ms Fassett is po
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT: Wade Powell, 28, winces in pain and makes inaudible noises in a strong American accent as the pimple suddenly erupts under Khristina's brute force.
OSLO/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Oslo, London and Amsterdam are leading a shift by major cities to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from transport, helped by new technologies that will help to curb climat
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the vaccine would have the potential to save tens of thousands of lives. Ghana, Kenya and Malawi will trial the vaccine next year.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China aims for non-fossil fuels to account for about 20 percent of total energy consumption by 2030, increasing to more than half of demand by 2050, its state planner said on Tuesd
OSLO/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Oslo, London and Amsterdam are leading a shift by major cities to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from transport, helped by new technologies that will curb climate change
Experts based at the University of Canberra in Australia found taking part in a 45-minute session at least once a week helped to improve thinking, attention and memory skills.
A new report calls on Canada to recognize obesity as a chronic disease, like diabetes or cancer, and improve public coverage for anti-obesity drugs and weight-loss surgery
Jennie Agg was days away from her first official scan when she had a miscarriage. One in five pregnancies end in miscarriage, when the baby dies before 23 weeks.
TORONTO - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his younger brother, Michel, was able to avoid a criminal record after he was caught with marijuana because of his father's connections.