Attitudes about depression have shifted in recent years, with more recognizing that those with suicidal thoughts need urgent and immediate help. But in some cases, those requests for help are not always heard.
In one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting unprecedented success by using gene therapy to transform patients' blood cells into soldiers that seek and destroy cancer.
An Ottawa volunteer firefighter who launched a social media campaign in the hopes of finding a new kidney recently learned that a match was closer to home than he thought. Dunbar’s match: the wife of his former fire chief.
U.S. health officials have approved a highly anticipated hepatitis C drug from Gilead Sciences Inc. that is expected to offer a faster, more palatable cure to millions of people infected with the liver-destroying virus.
In a dance hall deep inside the public Hospital Borda, where mentally ill men have been treated for 150 years, both patients and visitors discover how much they have in common in dance classes open to all.