Depression, symptoms and treatment Emergency Live

What is depression? It is a mood disorder that generates a sense of deep sadness, psychophysical reactivity, emotional distress and reduced psychic energy. People suffering from this condition experience a state of desolation, bewilderment, loss of interest, negative and pessimistic thoughts about themselves, others and their future. This condition is long-lasting and differs from mood … Read more

Ford’s controversial housing bill could have ‘major unintended consequences,’ planners warn

The experts who manage planning in cities across Ontario say they want a seat at the table as the Ford government finalizes its controversial new bill to accelerate the construction of new homes. The Regional Planning Commissioners of Ontario say in a report released this week that they have identified 21 “big gaps” in Ontario’s … Read more

Successful tests in animal models pave the way for strategy for universal flu vaccine

An experimental mRNA-based vaccine against all 20 known subtypes of influenza virus provided broad protection from otherwise lethal flu strains in initial tests, according to a study. This could serve one day as a general preventive measure against future flu pandemics, the researchers from the University of Pennsylvania, US, said. According to the study, tests … Read more

These are the 6 most unreliable Xiaomi smartphones

Xiaomi is quite a phenomenon in the smartphone world. The company made its name thanks to compelling smartphones with an appealing price. The Redmi Note and Mi series bring some of the most successful Xiaomi smartphones to date, and since 2018, the company has also been stealing the spotlight with its POCO sub-brand. Although premium … Read more

Why there’s excitement and skepticism about the new Alzheimer’s drug lecanemab

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly analysis of health and medical science news emailed to subscribers. If you haven’t subscribed, you can do that by clicking here. Despite decades of research and billions of dollars, no treatment has ever been definitively proven to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. Two pharmaceutical companies … Read more

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took the stand at the Emergencies Act inquiry — here’s what we learned

The live testimony portion of the Public Order Emergency Commission came to a close on Friday when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took the stand. His keenly anticipated appearance before the commission inquiry offered many telling moments and pointed criticisms. The commission was launched to examine the government’s invocation of the Emergencies Act to handle the … Read more

Virtual clinic providing critical care to trans patients at risk due to Ontario funding changes

Transgender and gender-diverse people in Ontario worry the potential loss of a virtual clinic offering gender-affirming care will leave the community with even fewer options to access what they describe as life-saving support. “You have a lot of folks who have found their way forward and suddenly feel stonewalled,” said Lex, a 28-year-old patient at … Read more

Study Finds That Risk of Myocarditis After SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination is Increased But Very Low

November 25, 2022 — A large study found that myocarditis after SARS-CoV-2 vaccination was rare but higher in younger males, especially after the second mRNA-1273 (Moderna) vaccine, suggesting that vaccine type, age and sex should be considered when vaccinating. The study is published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) https://www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.220676. “In this study, we found … Read more

Young & Restless: Ashley and Diane Court Danger, Victor Guns for Sally

Credit: Howard Wise/JPI It was a short week for Young & Restless with sports pre-emptions on Thursday and Friday, and a slightly shorter soapbox. Still, lots to talk about… Priorities I don’t know why Elena is sticking with Nate at this point; he keeps making his priorities clear. He was so grateful to get back … Read more