Monthly Archives: November 2003

According to study results just presented at the 39th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), high response rates and durable...

Canada's aging population is presenting a formidable challenge for the pharmaceutical industry and physicians. While the elderly are the largest consumers of drugs, there...

There's new hope for Canadian patients suffering from pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a highly fatal condition with a 50% risk of death within three...

Respiratory tract infections are a huge health issue throughout the world. In fact, as a group these diseases are among the leading causes of...

In the wake of SARS, a renewed appreciation seems to have surfaced for the role hand washing and real time epidemiology play in protecting...

Having watched the spread of SARS, the incidence of E.coli. in a number of communities, and the threat of terrorists releasing a biological agent...

Scientists at Sunnybrook & Women's have proven that a meningitis diagnostic test they developed produces extremely accurate results in just two to three hours. Normally,...

Encouraging results from a study conducted by the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) and recently published in the peer-reviewed journal Circulation, showed that enalapril, a...

Canada's cheaper drug-testing procedures put people's health at risk, says York University professor Mary Wiktorowicz in a new study of testing systems in North...

West Nile, an emerging infectious disease sounds exotic and far away. At least, that's what Canadians would like to think. The deadly disease first...