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April 24, 2018 4:07 PM U.S. veteran who survived blast receives unusual penis transplant

Patient, who asked to remain anonymous, is expected to recover urinary and, eventually, sexual function A U.S. veteran who lost his genitals from a blast in Afghanistan has received the world's most extensive penis transplant, and doctors say he is recovering well and expected to leave the hospital this week. Saying they wanted to address "an unspoken 14

April 19, 2018 1:59 PM Pioneering autism researcher Asperger 'actively co-operated' with Nazis, study says

Involvement included helping to screen children for 'euthanasia' program, researcher says Hans Asperger, the Austrian pediatrician who pioneered research into autism and after whom Asperger syndrome is named, "actively co-operated" with a Nazi program under which disabled children were killed, according to a newly published academic paper. The article 10

April 16, 2018 2:55 PM Fish oil capsules don't help dry eye symptoms, study finds

A federally funded study gave 500 people daily doses of fish oil or sugar pills. No difference after 1 year. Many doctors recommend them, but fish oil supplements failed to help people with dry eye when put to a scientific test. About 14 per cent of U.S. adults have dry eye, which causes pain and vision problems. It's more common in women and with age, and is related 10

April 12, 2018 6:49 PM Epipen and EpiPen Jr. in short supply, no alternatives available

OK to use expired auto-injector if necessary, then call 911 right away, Health Canada advises EpiPen injectors used to treat life-threatening allergic reactions are currently running short, and EpiPen Jr. products may soon do the same, Health Canada said on Thursday. Health Canada said Pfizer Canada had advised the agency of the short supplies. The auto-injector 9

April 9, 2018 1:26 AM Parry Sound chief surgeon under investigation by medical watchdog

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario confirmed it is investigating Dr. Bill Smyth, an orthopedic surgeon at West Parry Sound Health Centre, who has been accused of sexual harassment and “threatening” behaviour by nurses. He is also alleged to have made crude gestures using patients’ amputated toes. The Parry Sound surgeon accused of sexual 11

April 4, 2018 10:35 PM Zika infection after birth causes brain damage in monkeys

Findings have implications for monitoring Zika in young children, pediatric researcher says Complications from the Zika virus in babies born to women who were infected during pregnancy are well known. Now researchers working with monkeys say infections after birth could also result in brain abnormalities. When the World Health Organization (WHO) declared 10

April 3, 2018 8:45 PM Female suspect in YouTube HQ shooting that injured 4 is dead, police say

The shooter, who police said was a woman, died from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound at the California headquarters. SAN BRUNO, Calif. — A woman opened fire at YouTube’s headquarters in the San Francisco Bay Area Tuesday, wounding four people before she shot and killed herself and prompted panic as employees hid and tried to flee, police 15

March 8, 2018 6:02 PM People with disabilities lose hope, skills in psychiatric hospital: Nova Scotia therapist

A behavioural therapist who works at the Emerald Hall unit of the Nova Scotia Hospital testified Thursday and told the inquiry that helping patients like Beth MacLean and Joseph Delaney is more difficult in the hospital. Robinson told the inquiry helping patients like MacLean and Delaney is more difficult in the hospital because skills ranging from table 19

March 6, 2018 5:20 PM Prescription opioids no better than over-the-counter drugs for chronic pain, study shows

In patients with back ache or hip or knee arthritis, opioids no more effective than acetaminophen, ibuprofen A rigorous yearlong study offers new evidence against using prescription opioids for chronic pain. In patients with stubborn back aches or hip or knee arthritis, opioids worked no better than over-the-counter drugs or other nonopioids at reducing 27

March 5, 2018 9:00 AM Personality plays a role for people with a food allergy — but it's not what you think

Who among us experiences the most grief from food restrictions? On top of scanning labels in the grocery store and searching restaurant menus for safe foods, people with food allergies have to worry about having life-threatening reactions at seemingly innocuous outings to the neighbourhood coffee shop or Grandpa's birthday party. But not everyone responds 47