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Studies examine psychosocial issues unique to women

In step with the burgeoning area of women's health, clinicians and researchers at Princess Margaret Hospital's Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care program have launched...

New centre a hothouse for leading edge research

Personalized medicine - unlocking the power of the body's own immune system - is one of the most promising fields of global medical research...

New dedicated women’s hospital improves access to services for women in northern Alberta

Capital Health is improving access to programs and services for women in northern Alberta and Canada's north with the development of the new Lois...

Groundbreaking studies on maternal health

The Women's Health Concerns Clinic (WHCC) at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton is unique. It provides comprehensive assessment, consultation and treatment for women who are...

Study results show laser imaging is an effective tool for improving cardiac surgery

Cardiac researchers at Sunnybrook & Women's Schulich Heart Centre have validated a novel Canadian-made diagnostic imaging technology that will for the first time provide...

Decades of discovery

In 1985, investigators at the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute at Mount Sinai Hospital painstakingly examined each gene one by one, searching for anomalies. Today, robots...

London scientist recognized for his contributions to kidney research

Recent reports have shown that kidney disease is on the rise. According to The Kidney Foundation of Canada, an estimated 1.9 million Canadians have...

Innovative program helps inner-city women get mammograms

A new breast cancer screening program developed by St. Michael's Hospital and an inner-city drop-in centre has increased mammography rates by more than six...

Teamwork enhances research at ÉBRI

Sometimes dreams do come true. Imagine a team of professionals banded together to develop working effectively and efficiently as an interdisciplinary team to improve...

New program helps new moms regain core muscle strength after having a baby

Physiotherapists at the Grey Nuns and Misericordia Community Hospitals in Edmonton are offering mothers a new education and exercise program aimed at reducing or...

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