Hockey player Kris Letang felt dizzy and nauseous in late January and doctors found he had had a stroke. This sudden loss of brain function can be caused by an interruption of the flow of blood to the brain or a rupture of blood vessels in the brain that cause neurons to die.
Using an experimental therapy, scientists have succeeded in feeding small amounts of peanut flour to allergic children and reducing their reactions over time. More children in industrialized countries are becoming allergic to peanuts and other foods, and sometime the reaction is deadly.
Ninety-nine children with severe allergies were involved in the experiment at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in ...
On this edition of Politics TodayRCI's Wojtek Gwiazda reviews the first week parliamentarians returned to Ottawa after a six week holiday, as well as protests over the closing of nine Veterans Affairs offices across Canada.
Canadian aviation safety an issue, as inspector oversight role decreased
Transport Canada inspectors are being increasingly pulled away from their regulatory oversight role and there are less of them, and that's a worrying development for Canadians' aviation safety, says the union representing the inspectors who work for the Transport Ministry.
According to the Canadian Federal Pilots Association, which represents some 400 pilot inspectors, their numbers have dropped by ...
Canadian coach helps Russian skier finish Olympic sprint
His own team had been eliminated earlier, but when Canadian cross country ski coach Justin Wadsworth saw struggling Russian skier Anton Gafarov with what little remained of his left ski, Wadsworth rushed over and attached a new one, so Gafarov could finish his race.
The incident occurred on Tuesday (February 11). According to CBC News Gafarov was clearly out of the ...