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Quebec company launches new Health Canada-compliant surgical mask for hearing loss community

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A Quebec-based company is launching a first of its kind in Canada. Entreprise Prémont in Louiseville officially kicked off production on Wednesday of its Humask Pro-Vision, a surgical mask with a transparent window designed to allow those with hearing loss to read lips. A shortage of surgical masks was what prompted a group of entrepreneurs to launch the company just six months ago. Luc Girard, is one of those entrepreneurs. For Girard, developing a mask to help those with hearing loss was a priority. “One of my daughters has a hearing problem,” he said during a press conference on […]

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MDMA will be approved to aid therapy for PTSD suffers by 2021: research group

Dr. Ingrid Pacey says MDMA can help overcome one of the major hurdles for conventional PTSD treatments

For the first time in decades, Canadian researchers are probing the potential of a psychedelic drug – ecstasy – for use in psychotherapy in a clinical trial approved by Health Canada. The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), is investigating the use of MDMA, the pure form of the party drug ecstasy, to assist therapy sessions for people with treatment-resistant post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The early research coming from this team has shown promise in treating those who suffer from some of the most challenging forms of PTSD. Filling a gap Currently available PTSD treatments have little effect on […]

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