Treating obesity with culinary medicine

Treating obesity with culinary medicine

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Washington – According to the World Health Organisation (WHO). over 1.9 billion persons worldwide were overweight in 2016, and 650 million of them were obese. Between 1975 and 2016, obesity tripled in the world. In the United States, almost 40% of adults suffer from obesity, over a quarter in the United Kingdom. The increased interest in the connection between food, …

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Wireless smart bandage to heal wounds faster

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US – Researchers at Stanford University have developed a smart bandage that could be another medical breakthrough in the field of  amalgamation of health and technology. It monitors wounds, delivering treatment and can heal a serious wound 25% faster than a normal bandage. It`s especially useful in diabetic patients. The dressing also repairs tissues as it combines electrical stimulation and biosensors. …

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Ontario Expanding Safe Use of Biosimilars

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Transitioning to biosimilars will allow province to invest in and improve access to medicines TORONTO — Ontario is joining several other provinces and territories by expanding the use of biosimilar drug treatments for Ontarians. Starting March 31, 2023, Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) recipients who are on an originator biologic will begin to transition to a Health Canada approved biosimilar version …

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North America faces antibiotic shortage

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PARIS – Europe and North America are experiencing shortages of several antibiotics and other medications as illnesses have increased. Doctors and the hospitals, alike in North America are under pressure due to surge in illnesses – a combination of COVID-19, influenza and the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) that is the cause of bronchiolitis.

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Canada’s top doctor says gets vaccinated this holiday season

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Ottawa – Chief Public Health Officer of Canada Dr Theresa Tam has urged Canadians to keep up-to-date with their Covid-19 and flu vaccinations and to stay home if sick. She also suggests wearing masks, ensuring proper ventilation indoors, hand washing and using Covid-19 rapid tests. She said pregnant are at greater risk of developing severe outcomes conditions.  

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Vax The Holidays to bring flu, Covid vax close to home 

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Toronto  -Earlier this month, the City of Toronto kicked off its Vax The Holidays campaign, encouraging all residents to get their influenza (flu) and next dose of COVID-19 vaccines before gathering for the holiday season. The holiday vaccination campaign has now administered more than 3,779 COVID-19 and flu vaccine doses through mobile clinics and 14,587 doses at City-run immunization clinics. …

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Toronto urges feds to provide promised 2022 Covid-19 budget support

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Toronto – Toronto City Council supported a motion by Mayor John Tory urging the Government of Canada to honour its election campaign commitment and join the Province of Ontario in supporting the City of Toronto’s 2022 COVID-19 budget shortfall. In the event that the Government of Canada fails to honour its election commitment, Council directed City staff to include the …

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Ontarians Aged 5+ Eligible for Bivalent Booster

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Get your bivalent booster dose and flu shot to stay protected this winter season TORONTO — With the Health Canada approval of a bivalent COVID-19 vaccine for five to 11 year-olds, all Ontarians aged five and over are eligible to book a bivalent booster dose starting December 21. All Ontarians are strongly encouraged to keep up to date with their …

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Improving Access to Medication for PEI

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Ottawa – No Canadian should have to choose between paying for prescription drugs and putting food on the table. Jean-Yves Duclos, Canada’s Minister of Health and Ernie Hudson, Minister of Health and Wellness for Prince Edward Island (PEI) announced that as of December 28, 2022, 38 new medications are being added to the PEI formulary, including two important medications, Zejula® …