An international clinical trial has found that a new drug for Huntington’s disease is safe, and that treatment with the drug successfully lowers levels of the abnormal protein that causes the debilitating...

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is reporting that across the province, the number of infectious syphilis and gonorrhea cases continue to rise at alarming rates. Gonorrhea cases have more than doubled from...

By Jory Lange Celebrate frozen profiteroles and eclairs are being recalled in the wake of Salmonella outbreak in Canada.  73 confirmed cases of Salmonella infection have been linked to frozen profiteroles...

A lab-confirmed measles case linked to travel was reported in York Region, Ontario and health officials have reported on possible exposure sites: Individuals who attended or worked at any of the following...

In a follow-up on the measles situation in Ottawa, health officials have reported an additional case in a person that traveled internationally. The two cases are NOT connected. Ottawa Public Health (OPH)...

Canadian health officials report investigating an outbreak of Salmonella infections involving six provinces: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec. As of April 5, 2019,...

Prescribing prolonged courses of antibiotics for patients experiencing symptoms attributed to Lyme disease can lead to harmful health outcomes, says a new position paper by Canada’s infectious disease...

Ottawa health officials report investigating one confirmed case of measles in an individual who may not have received all of their required measles vaccines. Ottawa Public Health (OPH) is working closely...

Quebec health officials reported an outbreak of the parasitic infection, toxoplasmosis, in a at least six hunters who consumed the deer meat they killed during a hunting trip to the United States last...

Calgary Alberta Health Services (AHS) has confirmed that an individual with lab-confirmed measles has been in public settings in Calgary while infectious. Individuals who were in the below-noted locations...