Monthly Archives: July 2011

In the wake of discussions around person centred care and what that means, this seems a good time to talk about acceptance of the...

We purchase hybrid cars, buy environmentally friendly products, and recycle, all in the name of preserving the world for future generations. So why not...

The Asthma Society of Canada is a registered national charity focusing on asthma and associated allergies through education and patient empowerment. We offer a...

Dedicated to leading the fight against diabetes, the Canadian Diabetes Association—supported by a community-based network of volunteers, members, employees, healthcare professionals, researchers and partners—provides...

Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic illness that requires a lifelong commitment to complex lifestyle modifications involving nutrition management, physical activity, regular self-blood glucose monitoring,...

Applications for stem cells were once considered ‘futuristic.’ But today’s research is ushering in a new era in which these cells are a source...

On March 30, 2011, the electrophysiology team at the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) used cryoablation (ablation using cold) to treat a patient suffering from...

London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) is proud to announce a world first. LHSC’s cardiac surgery team successfully performed an emergency surgery to repair a...

Joyce Ellis, 73, has been living with diabetes for 12 years. The disease was detected following a routine urine test for a bladder infection....

Vivianne Toupin knows firsthand just how deadly chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can be. In her lifetime, three of her family members have succumbed...