Pharmaceutical testing

Sleep-Aid Safety Alert: Common Prescription Doubles ER Visits

With clinical research stacking up about the serious health consequence of poor sleep patterns, we now know that the benefits of “beauty rest” are more than skin deep. In fact,…

FDA Warns Against Fake Ebola Drugs, Outbreak Hysteria

The ongoing devastating Ebola outbreak in West Africa has elicited both heartbreak and a growing anxiety across the globe. The recent infection of two American health workers raised concerns over…

Cure to Ebola Disease Rooted In Tobacco Plants

West Africa’s latest Ebola outbreak has sickened 1,711 people and killed 932. Although several pharmaceutical solutions are in the works, none have yet made it through stringent quality assurance and…

New Study Shows Sugar Slows Down Our Brains

Many people reach for a can of soda when they’re feeling groggy and need an energy boost. We think all that sugar and fizz will somehow wake us up, and…

Canadian Scientists On Front Lines of West Africa Ebola Outbreak

The latest Ebola outbreak earlier this year has escalated to unprecedented levels as a dedicated Winnipeg lab is busy conducting cutting-edge clinical research on the world’s first Ebola vaccine.

Fedex In Hot Water Over Illegal Pharmacy Shipments

For the past several years, both Canadian and American authorities have been plagued with the problem of illegal online pharmacies. Although there are legitimate places to purchase prescriptions online, the…

Motorized Exoskeleton Helps Paralyzed Patients Walk Again

More than 85,000 Canadians are afflicted by spinal cord injuries, with about 4,000 new cases occurring each year. In the US, that number climbs to around 200,000 paralyzed patients per…