Dr. Barry Dworkin
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Prevention and Screening
September 22, 2023
Study busts myths of masking health risks: MRU researchers
September 21, 2023
Life is for living and not obsessing over striving for immortality a la The Man Who Thinks He Can Live Forever. He would be the only human in the history of our species to accomplish this if he succeeds. Good luck with that.
September 20, 2023
Children + e-scooters = High Speed Pedestrians. Health Canada report reviews the stats and a pediatric ER expert weighs in on the injuries they have seen and provide advice on how to reduce the risk of harm.
September 19, 2023
Small study looked at turmeric’s use for the treatment of indigestion. It was helpful with other medications specifically designed to reduce stomach acid secretion. No claims that it should be used as a single agent.
September 18, 2023
If you like coffee then enjoy. There are hundreds of observational studies leading to headline claims trying to justify its consumption on the basis of good or bad health outcomes. Nature of these studies: they are unable to establish causality.
September 15, 2023
The average life expectancy for Canadians decreased, and 4 other takeaways from a just-released health report
September 14, 2023
Popular over-the-counter medicines containing oral phenylephrine for colds and allergies don’t work, U.S. FDA panel says. Tell us something we did not already know.
September 13, 2023
Health Canada approves updated Moderna XBB.1.5 COVID vaccine
September 12, 2023
AI shows major promise in breast cancer detection, new studies suggest
September 11, 2023
Preliminary proof-of-concept study reports using pig embryos to grow early-stage kidneys made up of mostly human cells