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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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Global Chikungunya Fever Activity by ViaMedica Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Travel Health Notice The Public Health Agency of Canada recommends that travellers protect themselves from mosquito bites if going to regions where there is a risk ... Read on »
Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease in China - Travel Health Notice by ViaMedica Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Travel Health Notice China’s Ministry of Health has reported 987,779 cases of hand, foot and mouth disease, including 15,501 severe cases and 537 deaths this yea ... Read on »
Ultrasound Used to Diagnose Possible Muscular Trauma in Sports by ViaMedica Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Physicians are now using ultrasonography to evaluate and diagnose muscular trauma in professional athletes on-site, which helps them to determine whether or not a pla ... Read on »
Polio Outbreak in Tajikistan by ViaMedica Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A little boy gets polio vaccination drops in Kandahar, Afghanistan, in June. (Allauddin Khan/Associated Press) The growing polio outbreak in Tajikistan is a cau ... Read on »
New cervical cancer surgery means less pain by ViaMedica Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Canadian doctors are helping to pave the way for a new approach to treating cervical cancer that promises to be much less invasive, leading to much less pain for pati ... Read on »
Canadians warming to health care user fees: poll by ViaMedica Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Canadians are worried that health care costs are growing out of control, and many would be open to such controversial measures as fees for doctors' visits to help cur ... Read on »
Ultrasound Helps Spot Stroke Risk in Symptomless Patients by ViaMedica Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine How is a "mini-stroke" different from a regular stroke? A stroke occurs when blood flow to a part of the brain is interrupted or severely reduced. This deprives ... Read on »
Many People Still Don't Know How to Protect Against Skin Cancer by ViaMedica Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Myths about UV light exposure persist, survey finds New national survey by the American Academy of Dermatology finds that many people don't know enough about ... Read on »
Pesticides on Produce Tied to ADHD in Children by ViaMedica Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 - update 100 Weekly update 14 May 2010 -- As of 9 May, worldwide more than 214 countries and overseas territories or communities have reported labo ... Read on »