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2015-05-22 16:28:24

TORONTO, May 22 2015 /CNW/ - The Taskforce representing Canada's living victims of Thalidomide are very appreciative of all the hard work that the Minister and Health Canada have put into this

2015-05-22 16:28:20

OTTAWA, May 22, 2015 /CNW/ - More than fifty years ago, Thalidomide was approved by Health Canada and prescribed to treat morning sickness in expectant mothers.

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2015-05-14 08:55:11

According to a new study, researchers in the United Kingdom have found evidence indicating that leprosy spread to England from Scandinavia in the 5th or 6th century.

2015-04-28 08:34:57

Despite unanimous vote of Parliament in December, Health Canada officials refuse to provide any details of their proposed support for the living victims of Canada's worst-ever drug tragedy.

2015-03-27 08:25:18

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Rising Star Outreach, Bindu Art School and Artcast announce the launch of Incredible India, a digital art gallery that celebrates

2015-03-06 16:25:24

OTTAWA, March 6, 2015 /CNW/ - More than fifty years ago, Thalidomide was approved by Health Canada and prescribed to treat morning sickness in expectant mothers.

2015-01-27 04:21:15

TOKYO, Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nippon Foundation and the International Council of Nurses jointly released Global Appeal 2015 in Tokyo on Jan.

2014-11-24 08:27:22

Right the Wrong Campaign seeks to educate Canadians on how a government approved drug left them with severe birth defects that challenge their lives to this day MONTREAL, Nov.


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2011-04-25 15:36:41

Mycobacterium leprae, mostly found in warm tropical countries, is a bacterium that causes leprosy (Hansen's disease). It is an intracellular, pleomorphic, acid-fast bacterium. M. leprae is an aerobic rod-shaped surrounded by the characteristic waxy coating unique to mycobacteria tuberculosis. Due to its thick waxy coating, M. leprae stains with a carbol fuscin rather than with the traditional Gram stain. Gerhard Armauer Hansen first discovered it in 1873. It was the first bacterium to be...

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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.