News: October 2006

Use of Cannabis in British Columbia, Canada.

According to a recent study British Columbians use more cannabis than other Canadians. That’s one of the conclusions of a study by the University of Victoria-based Centre for Addictions Research of...

05 Oct '06 | Canabis | Canada

Schistosomiasis researcher honoured by Niger for improving health of poor

Schistosomiasis researcher honoured by Niger for improving health of poor

07 Oct '06 | Tropical Medicine | Niger

Common household chemical may pose human health risk - Canada

Triclosan is of particular concern to toxicologists because it is structurally similar to thyroid hormones, which play a crucial role in early human development. It is used in a wide variety of pro...

07 Oct '06 | Canada

More independence for people with diabetes thanks to unique diabetes course for hospital staff

Warwick Diabetes Care, part of the University of Warwick's Warwick Medical School has just launched this pioneering, accredited, 'Management of Diabetes in Hospital Clinical Areas' course (MDHCA) w...

11 Oct '06 | Diabetes | Warwick

Teenage lifestyles causing back pain, warn physios

Health News from IvyRose Holistic Shop & Holistic Resources : Teenage lifestyles causing back pain, warn physios

15 Oct '06

First Major Irish Study Of Sexual Health And Relationships Launched

The study surveyed 7,441 adults, aged 18 – 64. The Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RSCI) carried out the fieldwork in 2004. Topics covere...

17 Oct '06 | Ireland

Health checks to combat heart disease in Scotland

A preventative care programme has been launched in North Lanarkshire, Scotland. The first Keep Well pilot will assess 45-64 year olds in Airdrie, Coatbridge and Wishaw for the risk factors associat...

24 Oct '06 | Heart Disease | Scotland

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