TORONTO—Canada's ban on the main source of artificial trans fats came into effect Monday, making it illegal for manufacturers to use the additive in any food made or imported into the country, as well as in any meals prepared in restaurants.
The vast majority of doctors, naturopaths, dietitians and scientists all agree that having more omega-3 fats in our diet is good for our health.
In the largest, most up to date study of its kind, researchers from the University of Surrey examined the link between diet and the effective self-management of osteoarthritis. Analyzing 68 previous studies in the field, researchers found that a low-dose supplement of fish oil (one and a half standard capsules) could result in pain reduction for patients with osteoarthritis and help improve their cardiovascular health. Essential fatty acids in fish oil reduce inflammation in joints, helping to alleviate pain.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Until now, academic research examining the connection between body weight and related pain has been limited.
People who have a healthier diet throughout their adult lives are more likely to be stronger and fitter in older age than those who don't, according to a new study led by the University of Southampton.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Bananas and avocados — foods that are rich in potassium — may help protect against pathogenic vascular calcification, also known as hardening of the arteries.
VANCOUVER—The British Columbia government is working on a provincial pain strategy that would provide greater access to services for chronic conditions such as arthritis, back pain and fibromyalgia, the head of a patients' advocacy group says.
Lower back pain is the greatest source of global disability, ahead of nearly 300 other conditions, leading to huge levels of healthcare costs and suffering. And the effects go far beyond pain, weakness and stiffness – they also have a huge impact the social and family lives of sufferers.
Other than those doctors who “really get it,” nobody enjoys doing re-exams. For most of us in chiropractic, the argument is that we check our patients each time they come in, note changes and alter the program of care accordingly. But standards of practice dictate that there must be somewhere between 12 and 24 visits, evidence of a comprehensive review of the subjective and objective findings as compared to the initial intake and examination.
Communities across Canada have raised money for charity with the help and support of their local clinics and companies like Vitality Depot.
A man known for skiing on the edge of danger feels Canadian sport is a safer place.
QUINCY, MA—The last thing Lizabeth Loud, a month from giving birth, wanted was to be forced into treatment for her heroin and prescription painkiller addiction.
Cameras watch us almost everywhere we go. We know the internet tracks our searches and purchases, and our smartphones can be used to monitor our activities too. As sociologist David Lyon points out, “this is a culture of surveillance."
For the first time in the U.S., a blood test will be available to help doctors determine if people who've experienced a blow to the head could have a traumatic brain injury such as brain bleeding or bruising.
Results from a UK study have added to the growing body of research that an active lifestyle can help offset the negative health effects of too much time spent sitting, suggesting that those who are fitter and stronger are less likely to be impacted by sedentary time.
Moderate to high intensity exercise does not slow cognitive (mental) impairment in older people with dementia, finds a trial led by a University of Warwick researcher.
Poor sleep quality was linked with less physical activity in an Arthritis Care & Research analysis of individuals with or at risk for knee osteoarthritis.
In Canada, approximately one in five adults will experience a mental illness in their lifetime, with similar numbers reported in the United States.
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OCQ-UQTR Joint Convention – 25th anniversary of the chiropractic program
September 27-29, 2018
World Spine Day
October 16, 2018
International Conference on Complementary and Alternative Medicine
October 17-18, 2018
EXSTORE® and Electro-Acupuncture Seminar
October 20-21, 2018
WFC Association of Chiropractic Colleges Chiropractic Education Conference
October 27-28, 2018
2018 Atlantic Chiropractic Conference and Tradeshow
October 27-28, 2018