Future consumer use of glyphosate-based products unpredictable as lawsuits claim chemical causes cancer.
Students at the University of Saskatchewan are coming together to change the face of men’s health. Throughout November, male students will be growing moustaches for the annual Movember campaign.
It’s the most wonderful time of year. And no, it’s not Christmas. It’s Movember! On the 1st of November, messages all over the internet, including from peers, encouraged men to shave one last time before growing out their moustaches with the intent of raising funds and awareness for prostate cancer.
Imagine if all the hours you spent moving coloured blocks on Tetris or cultivating wheat on FarmVille actually led to something productive — terminal disease research, perhaps? Two McGill University academics are tapping into our appreciation for simple video games in order to further research into illnesses like cancer, Alzheimer’s and diabetes.
Everywhere I look in Saskatoon I see the same photo of the same woman: a blonde with a nose ring and a fake smile on a pink background. “Breast Cancer: not just a disease of older women,” the tagline reads. It then tells us the woman was 24 years old and died of breast cancer.
A new Danish study, published in the British Journal of Medicine, shows conclusively that there is no link between cellphone usage and brain cancer. And it won’t change anything. The problem is that once you take on a belief like cellphones causing cancer, scientific evidence won’t easily sway you. The same goes for people who think
In a recent press release, Apple's Board of Directors confirmed that the company's co-founder and former CEO, Steve Jobs, has died. Jobs spent the last seven years of his life battling pancreatic cancer. After what had been labeled a successful liver transplant, in August of this year Jobs officially resigned as CEO of Apple Inc.,
Only five to 10 per cent of all cancer cases are caused by genetic defects. The remaining cases are linked to lifestyle factors including smoking, diet, alcohol, physical inactivity, obesity, sun exposure, infections and environmental pollutants.
If you see an army of moustaches on campus this month, just remind yourself it's for the greater good.