Monthly Archives: November 2010

For nearly 15 years, highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has been the gold standard in HIV treatment, transforming the disease from a death sentence...

For the first time, the scope and devastating impact of the human papilloma virus (HPV) infection of the airway in children has been measured,...

Researchers at York University’s Faculty of Health have come up with a pioneering way to convey their evidence-based research on what can happen when...

Dr. Samira Mubareka, Sunnybrook’s newest microbiologist is on a continuous quest to ‘rein in’ pathogenic microorganisms for the sake of better patient and community...

Antibiotics save lives, but at a cost? The medications once considered ‘wonder’ drugs for being able to effectively fight infections, may now be...

Most Canadians do not realize that there is a very high chance that when they go in for a surgery, there will be health-care...

It’s been a little over two years since Campbellford Memorial Hospital (CMH) initially introduced its Antibiotics Stewardship Program and Dr. Richard Schabas is delighted...

Marjorie Scott quietly reads a book as she sits in the waiting room just inside Royal Victoria Hospital’s operating suites. On this day...

For 22 years, coronary critical care nurse Sylvia Gordon helped save people’s lives. But when SARS suddenly hit Canada in 2003, she had her...

A 78-year-old woman is admitted to Rouge Valley Centenary (RVC) with pneumonia. Two days later, as she lies in her hospital bed, her nurse...