Monthly Archives: May 2004

By Patricia Famely Clinical research is one of the many strengths of St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton. Success in this endeavor relies on the skills...

Obesity, smoking, poor diet, high blood pressure and diabetes. While we all know the major risk factors for heart disease, less well-known is the...

A new book for patients on heart bypass surgery was launched recently at Canada's top meeting of cardiovascular experts. So You're Having Heart Bypass Surgery...

The very first cardiopulmonary bypass surgery in Canada, using the Sorin Biomedica Synergy Miniature Bypass System, was performed at Trillium Health Centre in March...

If you were asked to name some risk factors for cardiovascular disease, chances are you would mention high cholesterol levels. Along with other...

Leah Crawford wanted a career that was challenging, had plenty of variety, and would put her problem-solving skills to the test. As a newly...

Rehabilitation nursing has made the big leagues. Recognizing the unique knowledge and skills required to work with patients who need rehabilitation, the Canadian Nurses...

"I feel as though I've traveled around the world and back again," were the words of one of the patients on the palliative care...

By Camille Ramlukan and Tracey Brown Recently, the trend for preventing and treating heart attacks has evolved toward the expanded use of percutaneous coronary intervention,...

By Liane Craig The University of Ottawa Heart Institute researchers recently announced the findings of a study at the American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions...