If your pet has this tapeworm, it could kill you

U of S researcher offers advice on how to reduce risks for humans and pets to get a potentially deadly tapeworm.

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Can bats help humans survive the next pandemic?

Researchers at U of S and McMaster University are working to identify novel treatments for humans that could increase the chance of surviving SARS and MERS infections.

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Explainer: How we all benefit from the public health system

The rise and persistence of chronic diseases, and the re-emergence of global infectious diseases, threaten Canadians and the world alike. Researcher claims that public health agenc...

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Why Canada must not be shut out of the neutron technology it invented

Researchers propose that Canada invest strategically in the neutron facilities of international partners and in exploiting the neutron-scattering capabilities of the McMaster Nucle...

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Egg donors and surrogates need high-quality care

Researchers discuss the need for protecting health and safety of gamete providers and surrogates.

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3D printers: A revolutionary frontier for medicine

3D printing could narrow inequality in health-care delivery worldwide by producing inexpensive health-care products for low income regions.

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When women are surrogate mothers: Is that work?

Researchers discuss how surrogacy is gendered, intimate and reproductive labour.

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Explainer: How the human body first fights off pathogens

Researchers explain how coronaviruses have evolved to shut the immune system down to replicate in the body.

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Pope Francis, the superstars of radical nonviolence, and a bold move to change the politics of peace

Researchers explain how active nonviolence could heal the fractures within Catholicism and other divided communities.

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We all live downstream – it's time to restore our freshwater ecosystems

Water is life! Researchers explain how restoring rivers is the cheapest and most effective way to protect biodiversity.

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Know your bugs – a closer look at viruses, bacteria and parasites

Researchers explain the different ways these "bugs" make us sick.

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Explainer: what exactly is coronavirus?

Coronaviruses such as MERS and SARS may be deadly. Researchers explain where these viruses come from and why they are more lethal than others.

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To tackle inequalities, build health into all public policies

Researchers describes the benefits of a Health in all Policies (HiaP) approach in policy-making to improve people's health.

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Viral incubation: why do bugs hide before they strike?

Researchers rethink quarantine for those potentially infected by the Ebola virus.

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Data mining uncovers 19th century Britain's fat habit

Researchers "dig" history for information.

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