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Peter Gzowski Fund will improve quality of life of COPD sufferers

A former patient of West Park Healthcare Centre's Respiratory Rehabilitation Service, Canadian media icon Peter Gzowski wanted to do anything he could to help...

In search of a cure for diabetes

When Donna Marcelissen opens her eyes in the morning, her world is no longer a soft-focus blur, like a Monet painting. She can make...

Taking Control and Loving Life

Three years ago, Barbara decided to join a running club that meets three times a week. As Barbara's endurance and distance improved, she discovered...

Blood Sample Can Predict Type 1 Diabetes

By Alexis Mantell Supported with funding from the Canadian Diabetes Association, a Vancouver researcher and his team have developed a simple blood test that, for...

Sick Kids researchers identify new protein which may be linked to Crohn’s disease

Researchers at The Hospital for Sick Children (HSC) and the University of Toronto (U of T) have identified a new human protein, OCTN3, which...

World class obesity researcher recruited to Hamilton Health Sciences

Each year the health-care system spends millions of dollars treating the consequences of obesity including cardiovascular conditions, orthopedic problems, asthma, allergies, diabetes, cancer and...

St. Michael’s Hospital’s smart hockey project takes a shot at injury prevention

Boys playing Atom and Bantam hockey in the Greater Toronto Area this hockey season will be learning more than just how to shoot and...

Wellspring launches program to help people living with colorectal cancer

Talking about her colon cancer was the last thing Mary wanted to do when she received the initial news. "At first, I could hardly...

Bridgepoint Health launches the first Specialized Complex Care Research Institute in Canada

The recent Romanow and Kirby reports have focused attention once again on Canada's health care system. Unfortunately, these reports have overlooked the changing profile...

ICES Report Measures Chronic Complications of Diabetes

Diabetes is a serious and growing health problem affecting over six per cent of Ontarians. While diabetes is often thought of as a blood...

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