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Study finds way to kill chemo-resistant ovarian cancer cells

A protein seems to protect tumours from common drug, Ottawa researchers discover

A new study on ovarian cancer by scientists from Ottawa and Taiwan may spark a whole new avenue of research on why some patients’ tumours are resistant to chemotherapy and ways to overcome it. 600 more words

Medicine

Former PM Kim Campbell's bold proposal for gender parity in Parliament

Former prime minister Kim Campbell has a bold idea to improve gender equality in Canadian politics.

During a speech at the University of Acadia earlier this week, Canada’s first and only female prime minister raised the idea of dual-member ridings that would be represented by one man and one woman. 466 more words

Canadian. Eh

Stories of Summer 2014

I am currently experiencing a strong pull from hell, emotions running high but making me feel pretty fucking lousy and low.  I can sense what’s coming on, but I want to uplift my spirit a little tonight and get back to writing more by reminiscing on some of the things I got to do this Summer. 1,339 more words

Writing

Halloween Should Not Cause a Headache For Women

Ah, Halloween. It’s my favorite holiday. In fact, I’d venture to say that it is the only holiday which I willingly celebrate, and enjoy the thought of year-round. 2,227 more words

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