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British Columbia steps up measures to address viral hepatitis

  A model for HIV treatment and prevention developed by the British Columbia Centre for Excellence (BC-CfE) in HIV/AIDS at St. Paul’s Hospital may also...

Making excellent care for acute heart failure patients a priority through...

Seven years ago, Andrea Marrie unexpectedly became a heart transplant candidate when she was found teetering at the precipice of end stage heart failure....

Immunodeficiency Clinic helps HIV-positive and AIDS patients live well and long

Advent of ARVs sees shift in clinic services from focus on dying to improving quality of life Thanks to the miracle workers at St. Paul’s...

Innovative surgical procedure taught to doctors around world

Dr. John Webb and his colleagues at Vancouver’s St. Paul’s Hospital are making open-heart surgery a thing of the past, saving the lives of...

Unique clinical trial will examine new treatments for heroin addiction

A clinical trial to test better treatment options for chronic heroin addiction is expected to begin in Vancouver within the next two months. Led...

Nocturnal dialysis pilot project holds promise as life-changer for patients

Three years ago, Jack Cheung’s failing kidneys were destroying his quality of life. “I couldn’t work for more than two hours at a time,” says...

Heart transplant recipient has faith in biomarker research

While health probably does not rank high among the concerns of most typical teenagers, Tyler Smith spent most of his young adult life wondering...

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