Monthly Archives: July 2006

By Karen Smith Returning even one cardiac arrest patient to the life they knew before is reason enough for induced hypothermia to become the standard...

Debby Gartly smiles as she talks about her new grandchild, "I have two children and three grandchildren, one was just born on Friday." Debby...

Joining a cardiac rehab program can pay huge dividends in terms of vitality, psychological and emotional health, and longer life-yet women are still under-represented...

Every new mother breathes a sigh of relief when her baby is born healthy. Ten fingers, ten toes. One perfect little heart. But approximately one...

A multidisciplinary team at the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) performed a percutaneous aortic valve implantation, using a new type of valve (ReValvingª System, CoreValve,...

They are common poorly understood chronic multisystem illnesses that are newly recognized by the medical community and mainly affect women. Men and children can...

Just last year Bob Traill, a cardiovascular disease patient participating in the Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation Program (CVPRP) at Lakeridge Health could only dream...

Imagine it's 2 o'clock in the afternoon and you're with your daughter at the park when you suddenly begin to feel light-headed. Your heart...

As part of a strategic initiative by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), a $2.5-million research grant has been awarded to a unique...