Spark Centre kindles two e-health startups

Toronto residents are often accused of being too self-centred by those who live outside the city, and it’s no exception when it comes to startup activity.It’s easy to get sucked into the large

Published on: January 8th, 2013 Brian Jackson

XConnect: Innovating healthcare IT at MaRS

With the HealthConnect study currently underway we are very excited to present this conversation with the Life Sciences and Healthcare Analyst at MaRS Discovery District. Hadi Salah helps life sciences and health care

Published on: November 22nd, 2012 Karim Kanji

XConnectTO: Hadi Salah on innovation in health care

With our HealthConnect study currently underway we are very excited to present this conversation with the Life Sciences and Healthcare Analyst at MaRS Discovery District. Hadi Salah helps life sciences and health care

Published on: November 13th, 2012 Karim Kanji

Best practices to maintain workstation comfort

 by Clare Kumar Working hard on our startup or small businesses, it is very easy to forget the basics. By this I mean working healthy and staying healthy. Just like large corporate offices,

Published on: June 5th, 2012 Clare Kumar

Organizing your home office: Staying screen savvy

by Clare Kumar  Whether you work with a laptop or desktop, interaction with the screen is an important part of workstation safety. Avoid neck strain by keeping your neck in a neutral position

Published on: February 7th, 2012 Clare Kumar

Major accolades awarded to Orpyx at Startup Calgary’s Launch Party

An evening of local startups pitching to Calgary’s tech elite resulted in Orypx Medical Technologies Inc recognized as Calgary’s rising star, receiving accolades at Startup Calgary’s Launch Party on Thursday. Out of a

Published on: December 5th, 2011 Martin Studzinski

Steve Jobs dead at 56, Apple board announces

Steve Jobs, the Apple co-founder who resigned from the company in the mid-1980s and returned a decade later to make Apple one of the most successful technology companies in the world, has died.Jobs

Published on: October 5th, 2011 Agam Shah

Canadians will change cell phone habits to avoid cancer risk

Canadians aren’t all that concerned about the risk of cancer posed by cell phone use, but the vast majority of them are willing to change their behaviours to reduce the risk of ill

Published on: June 13th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Cell phone cancer risk should trigger caution, not panic

Do cell phones cause cancer? Nobody really knows for sure, but scientists are determined to keep an eye on the ever-evolving evidence that continues to accumulate on the subject. That's the gist of

Published on: June 6th, 2011 Marco Tabini

Magnetic fields have undeniable effect on the brain

Imagine this scenario in a doctor’s office of the future. You walk in to visit your family doctor and complain that you’re suffering from depression. Your doctor agrees, but instead of prescribing you

Published on: July 12th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Technology to get you in shape at home or on the road

With personal trainers producing YouTube fitness videos, iPod Nanos sporting pedometers, and yogis practicing tree pose using the Wii Fit--technology has become one of the best ways to set and maintain fitness goals.

Published on: June 14th, 2010 Narasu Rebbapragada

‘Outrageous’ safe sex game scores with youth

Get eight teenagers and young adults together and ask them to come up with a Flash-based game based on safe sex – what do you expect will happen?If you guess an over-the-top game

Published on: February 23rd, 2010 Brian Jackson

Smartphones used to fight spread of malaria

When a malaria research project in Uganda was expanded into a full-fledged malaria case-tracking effort across the country in 2006, health officials saw the move as a great opportunity to save lives. After

Published on: January 11th, 2010 Todd R. Weiss

1.5 million insurance customers’ personal data lost in breach

A hard drive with seven years' worth of personal financial and medical information on about 1.5 million customers of Health Net of the Northeast Inc. was reported missing to state officials yesterday --

Published on: November 23rd, 2009 Lucas Mearian