Doctor's Review: Medicine on the Move

December 8, 2021

Nutrition

Nutrition

Nutrition for neurons

We are learning that what we eat has an effect on how our brains function, but we are ...

News in nutrition

Research is forever shedding light on how food influences the way the body works. Here are some updates. ...

Less salt doesn't lower blood pressure?

A new study in the May 2011 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association has challenged ...

Obesity’s heavy topics

The Canadian Obesity Network held its second national Summit on Obesity last month in Montreal. It was heartening ...

The latest studies on Euro-eating

We always hear how the Mediterranean diet prevents heart disease. Now scientists are looking at other diseases and ...

What are we drinking?

Over the past few years we have seen a number of research studies linking soft drinks to the ...

Cocoa galore and more

February is the month to celebrate our hearts. Often we celebrate with an elaborate meal, champagne and, of ...

Rheumatoid arthritis + diet?

In 2003, arthritis and rheumatism were the third most common conditions affecting Canadians, ahead of high blood pressure, ...

Live and let dine

With the average person working more hours than ever, it's no wonder that homecooked meals are on the ...

Moving AHEAD on diabetes

Started in 2000, the Look AHEAD (Action For Health in Diabetes) study is a multi-centre trial that is ...

Hard to swallow

Swallowing disorders affect all ages. Children with developmental disorders, cerebral palsy, cleft lip and palate, and various neurological ...

The vitamin that keeps on giving

We know the role vitamin D plays in the prevention of osteoporosis and colon cancer. However, a flurry ...

Herbs and spice and everything… nauseous?

While herbs and spices generally do confer health benefits, they can cause problems. People can have an adverse ...

IBD: can diet make a difference?

For years, we’ve told people that diet doesn’t play a role in the development of inflammatory bowel disease ...

The heavy impact of weight-loss surgery

At the beginning of May, the First Canadian Summit on Metabolic Surgery for Type II Diabetes was held ...