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Gene therapy efficacy trial begins at St. Michael’s Hospital

St. Michael's Hospital/University of Toronto researchers recently announced the NORTHERN trial - North America's first multi-centre efficacy trial using catheter injection of genes...

SELECT Study

Bob Rozman knows firsthand about the reality of prostate cancer. "When I turned 50 years old, my wife Kathy insisted I start to go...

Study Examines Benefits of Neurosurgical Procedure

A major study on selective dorsal rhizotomy - a complex, neurosurgery used to improve walking in some children with cerebral palsy - suggests that...

Infection Control in a Long-Term Care Facility

Infection control in a long-term care facility is the art of balancing the measures that need to be taken to reduce the risk of...

Ensuring the Quality and Safety of Clinical Research in Children

Over the past decade, there has been an explosion in clinical research, largely because society is demanding it. While most patient-based research occurs in...

Hospital Successfully Implements New Health Canada Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Infections

Trillium Health Centre is one of the first hospitals in the GTA to successfully implement the new Health Canada guidelines on preventing transmission of...

Multiple Sclerosis Research Progress Leads to Clearer Focus

What kind of progress in multiple sclerosis (MS) research can be expected in the next 10 years? That's a question often on the minds of...

Researcher is at the Top of Her Game in a World-Class Facility

From her desk in the Ivor Wynne Centre, Kathleen Martin has a clear view of her research. The assistant professor of kinesiology has an...

The Sterilizer of the 21st Century Originates in Canada

An entirely new generation of sterilizer - utilizing ozone as the sterilizing agent - is on the verge of being installed in hospitals across...

Canadian Diabetes Association Supports $5 Million in Diabetes Research

The Canadian Diabetes Association recently awarded $5 million in funding to 88 diabetes research teams across Canada. The money will be used over the...

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