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The one thing most likely to kill your child this summer (it’s probably not what you think)

Breadcrumb Trail Links World News Life Health Canada More dangerous than guns, pit bulls and pit bulls with guns Author of the article: Tristin Hopper Publishing date: Jun 03, 2021  •  6 days ago  •  3 minute read  •  79 Comments Article content If Summer 2021 plays out like all the others, at least a few… Read More »

ICUs are nearing capacity in this French city. And it’s only September

That’s how Dr. Olivier Joannes-Boyau, head of the intensive care unit at University Hospital in the southwestern city of Bordeaux, describes the resurgence of Covid-19 in France. After young French people took advantage of the lifting of lockdown and summer months to socialize freely, Covid-19 hospitalizations have risen in large cities like Paris, Bordeaux and… Read More »

Data from routine clinical care shows people with HIV have an increased risk of dementia and that it’s diagnosed at a younger age

The risk of dementia in older age is increased by 58% for people living with HIV compared to their HIV-negative peers, according to US research published in the online edition of AIDS. The average age at dementia diagnosis was much younger for people with HIV: 67 years compared to 78 years for people without HIV.… Read More »

Dr Miriam Stoppard: ‘It’s getting harder to tell the 2 types of diabetes apart’

As a rule of thumb, type 1 ­diabetes is defined as needing insulin and first appears in childhood or teen age. Type 2, on the other hand, tends to appear in later life, usually middle age, mostly doesn’t require ­insulin and is largely triggered by ­excessive weight. Lifestyle changes can often curb it, so clearly… Read More »