Tag Archives: Canadian

Hepatitis C incidence is low among Canadian men on PrEP

New cases of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection among Canadian gay and bisexual men taking pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) were uncommon compared with rates previously reported in Europe, according to research presented this week at the AASLD Liver Meeting in Boston. “This low incidence is reassuring since studies have shown that risk behaviour associated with sexually… Read More »

‘So much is at stake’: Academics call for release of data behind controversial Canadian fluoride study

When the editor-in-chief of a highly reputable American medical journal decided to publish a potential bombshell study from Canada hinting that pregnant women who drink fluoridated water risk subtly damaging their child’s brain, he braced for the blowback. He imagined anti-fluoridationists would sink their teeth into it and wave it as more proof of the… Read More »

Trudeau vows to protect Canadian drug supply as U.S. to allow imports of cheaper prescription medications

OTTAWA — Canadians will continue to have access to the medications they need, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised Thursday in the face of escalating worry about a Trump administration decision to allow prescription drug imports from Canada. During a visit to Iqaluit, Trudeau said Health Canada already ensures there is a “steady and solid supply”… Read More »