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High blood pressure: Could diet replace medication?

When it comes to lowering blood pressure, a low-salt, heart-healthy diet may be just as effective as medication. This is the conclusion of a new study recently published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Researchers suggest that people with high

Drug for UBC student’s rare blood disorder covered in other provinces

There are growing calls for the B.C. government to fund a drug that could save a young university student’s life, and which is already covered in other parts of Canada. Shantee Anaquod suffers from atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome, a rare autoimmune

New blood test could see personalised prostate cancer treatment

The Institute of Cancer Research says blood tests for cancer promise to be truly revolutionary, as they are cheap and simple to use. Photograph: Elaine Thompson/AP A new three-in-one blood test could pave the way to precision-personalised treatment for advanced prostate