Monthly Archives: July 2010

Canadians living in the least-affluent neighbourhoods are more likely to have a heart attack than those in more-affluent areas, according to a new report...

In the first and largest study of its kind, doctors compared two routine surgical procedures used to treat infants with a severe form of...

Manfred Nothlich has had ample time to reflect on his life of late. It’s been two and a half years since his right leg...

Great-grandmother Lynn Turchin was just 12 years old when she smoked her first cigarette. Although she would like to take that day back, she...

In 2008, when Jane Miller began experiencing flu-like symptoms, she couldn’t have predicted what was to follow. Within days the mother of two slipped...

Christa Hammons, 66, looks more like a candidate for an active living promo than a participant in a heart disease management study. This slim,...

In cardiology, the vast majority of patients require an effective cardiac visualization tool, yet the preferred method of cardiac imaging – an echocardiogram –...

Marilyn Engel is back on her feet again and the 71-year-old Barrie woman is mighty glad. As a diabetic she knows amputation is often a slippery...

For patients with hypertension – or high blood pressure – medication may not be the only way to treat their condition. According to scientists...

Approximately 200,000 Canadians, or 15 per cent of people with diabetes, will develop leg or foot ulcers in their lifetime as a consequence of...