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ViaMedica

Montreal, Canada
ViaMedica is a private diagnostic center in Montreal offering MRI, CT Scan, Ultrasound, Blood Tests, Vaccines and Nursing Services. Blogging to provide people with health information, health news, advisories and much more.
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Cholera outbreaks in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Republic of Congo by ViaMedica Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Travel Health Advisory: The Public Health Agency of Canada increased the alert to a level 2: practise special precautions on August 19th, 2010. The World Health ... Read on »
Virtual Colonoscopy Now Available at ViaMedica by ViaMedica Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Virtual Colonoscopy Virtual colonoscopy is a quicker and less invasive technique than a conventional colonoscopy. A CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis, along with 3-D rec ... Read on »
Quebec hit with 254 cases of measles since January 2011 by ViaMedica Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Quebec's director of public health is urging people to get vaccinated following an outbreak of more than 250 cases of measles in the province since the beginning of the yea ... Read on »
Breat Ultrasound Now Available at ViaMedica by ViaMedica Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine What is Ultrasound Imaging of the Breast? Ultrasound imaging, also called ultrasound scanning or sonography, involves exposing part of the body to high-frequency sound wa ... Read on »
New heart pump could cut stroke risk by ViaMedica Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A Quebec woman is the first Canadian to test a new heart pump that is expected to significantly reduce the risk of stroke, making her Valentine's Day especially sweet. ... Read on »
EU trade deal could cost Canadian drug plans billions by ViaMedica Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Provisions in a new trade deal being negotiated between Canada and the European Union could add about $2.8-billion a year in costs to Canadian drug plans if implemented ... Read on »
Pertussis (whooping cough) in California and New York State by ViaMedica Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Travel Health Notice An increased number of pertussis cases (also called whooping cough) has been reported in California and in the state of New York, in particular Jeff ... Read on »