Personal Health News

Protect Your Brain with Good Information

Education and Advocacy“People should know that brain tumours don't discriminate. They can occur in people of all ages, cultural, social, and economic backgrounds”

Protect Your Brain with Good Information

March of Dimes Canada Steps up to Support Stroke Survivors

Patient PerspectiveStroke recovery services are focused on providing support “We’re focused on improving the stroke survivor’s quality of life, and preventing a secondary stroke”

March of Dimes Canada Steps up to Support Stroke Survivors

People with Epilepsy Enjoying Freedom from Seizures

Prevention and Treatment“Our aim with this patient version of the guidelines is to inform people about the standards of care in epilepsy, because if you don’t know what they are, you don’t know how to ask for them”

People with Epilepsy Enjoying Freedom from Seizures

An Instant Change, a Lifelong Solution

Education and AdvocacyMany people do not receive post-concussion care because they are unaware of the rehabilitation options available to them and may be fearful of speaking up.

An Instant Change, a Lifelong Solution

Is Canada on the Verge of a Brain Health Crisis?

Research and Innovations“An Alzheimer’s crisis is bearing down on us like a tsunami and this is something we need to take seriously. Within 10 years, Alzheimer’s is going to be the costliest disease in Canada”

Is Canada on the Verge of a Brain Health Crisis?

Looking for Reliable Information and Support on ADHD? Go to Caddac.ca

Education and AdvocacyCADDAC assists families with advocacy needs, advocates for families and individuals, and discusses the costs to individuals and society when ADHD is not diagnosed and treated.

Looking for Reliable Information and Support on ADHD? Go to Caddac.ca

Thriving with ADHD: The Sky’s the Limit

Patient Perspective“I'm certain I wouldn't be where I am today if I hadn’t received this diagnosis and would encourage everyone to reject the fallacy that there is a negative consequence to seeking help.”

Thriving with ADHD: The Sky’s the Limit

Turn on the Power of Your Brain

Research and InnovationsNootropics are often referred to as natural “smart drugs” that can enhance cognition, memory, and learning.

Turn on the Power of Your Brain

Kevin Pearce’s Inspiring Journey After a Traumatic Brain Injury

Patient PerspectiveThere are positive ways and negative ways to deal with it. You need to prepare to deal with the fact that a traumatic brain injury brings lifelong change.

Kevin Pearce’s Inspiring Journey After a Traumatic Brain Injury

Restoring Function to People with Neurological Disorders

Research and InnovationsThe CRANIA Project brings together engineers, neurosurgeons, neurologists, neuroscientists, mathematicians, material scientists, and computer scientists under one umbrella.

Restoring Function to People with Neurological Disorders

Addressing Pervasive Health Care Challenges Through Technology & Innovation

Education and AdvocacyWith continuous advancements in medical research and technology, it is an exciting time to be in healthcare. Frontline workers benefit from meaningful work and are able to make a real impact in the lives of their communities.

Addressing Pervasive Health Care Challenges Through Technology & Innovation