Monthly Archives: December 2002

People with addictions to alcohol & drugs may be considered some of the most under-nourished and nutrient deficient populations in healthcare. Treatments for...

In the fall of 1999, Etobicoke General, Georgetown District Memorial and Peel Memorial Hospital amalgamated to become the sixth largest hospital in Ontario, William...

Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) is the newest and most effective technology in diagnosing and staging cancers of the lung, esophageal, gastric, rectal and pancreatic cancers....

A new prescription birth control method for Canadian women - the first contraceptive patch - has been approved by Health Canada. Known as EVRA*,...

The Eating Disorders Program (EDP) at B.C.'s Children's Hospital, in conjunction with Awareness & Networking Around Disordered Eating (ANAD), recently hosted The House of...

Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) patients who received early treatment with Copaxone (glatiramer acetate for injection) showed fewer enhancing lesions (which reflect recent lesions) on...

Twenty-one-year old Jane* needed help. She was a heroin addict. She was HIV positive. She was living in Vancouver's downtown Eastside, an area with...

It is estimated that prostate cancer will affect one in every eight Canadian men at some point in their lives. With an estimated...

The hacking, choking sound coming from the tiny pack of cigarettes attached to a souvenir key chain that sits on the desk of Dr....

The team at the Montreal Children's Hospital did more than save the life of two-and-a-half year-old ƒmile Jutras with their groundbreaking use of the...