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Your physical health impacts your ability to live life to the fullest. We want to help you live better every day with these helpful articles and tips.

Everyone has one thing on their mind, coronavirus disease (SARS CoV2) and rightly so. In Canada the number of positive cases is increasing ever so slightly with each passing day. The country has ensured measures to help reduce transmission and so far, it is working, really it is. The recommendations of diligent hand wa…

Spring is just around the corner, but before those flower buds peak through you might still be worried about catching a cold or a viral infection. The start of 2020 brought on multiple respiratory viral infections, including a novel coronavirus throughout North America and internationally. So, it’s not surprising that…

Cardiovascular disease consists of disorders involving the heart, blood vessels and the circulating blood. Heart disease is the second leading cause of death in Canada, the first is cancer . Worldwide, heart disease is the primary cause of death. Also known as coronary artery disease, heart disease occurs when the bloo…

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What is a Yeast Infection? A vaginal yeast infection is a common condition experienced by females at least once in their lifetime and it occurs due to the overgrowth of Candida albicans – a yeast that normally thrives in small numbers in the vagina. Your vagina also naturally contains bacteria such as Lactobacillus aci…

Adult stem cells are widely misunderstood; they are different from embryonic stem cells, found naturally in your body, and have fascinating regenerative properties. Read our infographic introduction to the wild world of adult stem cells

Loss of stem cells as we get older plays a vital role in the aging process. Consequently, it makes sense that the scientific community and beyond would turn to stem cells in the pursuit of the ‘fountain of youth’. In this article we will discuss what stem cells are, emerging research on stem cells, and how we may be ab…

Your immune system is a complex network of different cells with a range of signals that help guide the proper upkeep of your entire body. Most are familiar with the inflammation of a swollen twisted ankle or sore throat – the kind of reaction that involves swelling, redness and heat, this is an acute or short-lived inf…

It is common for millions of women to have at least one episode of acute bladder infection or kidney infection. To quell these infections, antibiotics are often prescribed, which can kill friendly micro-organisms needed by the body to fight off harmful intruders. In some cases, antibiotics would even promote yeast infe…

Allergic reactions are often unexpected and can occur during any season. It kicks in when the immune system triggers chemicals, particularly histamines, to attack foreign substances perceived by the body as harmful.