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