Ten years after an outbreak of Clostridium difficile killed as many as 2000 people in Quebec, the diarrhea-causing bacterium is infecting fewer people in Canadian hospitals, though it remains a major public health concern. Read more in CMAJ.
Canadian Medical Association Journal
Researchers investigating the genetic basis of post traumatic stress disorder have found a drug that could stop the condition from developing if given shortly after a traumatic experience. Read more in CMAJ.