Overused and low-value: What to leave behind after COVID-19

 By Sarah Garland The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped our health care system. Health care workers have, for the last year and a half, put time...

The latest evidence on stem cell transplantation for multiple sclerosis

By Barbara Greenwood Dufour In Canada, an estimated 90,000 people, or about one in 400, live with multiple sclerosis (MS). It’s the most common neurological...

What we know about new technologies for managing diabetes (and don’t)

By Sarah Garland 2021 marks the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin. As Canada reflects on this discovery and commemorates this milestone, it’s important...

Human vs artificial intelligence: How well does AI detect lung cancer?

By Eftyhia Helis What if a computer was better than a trained clinician for making an accurate disease diagnosis? And, what if it could detect...

Considering the place of codeine in the treatment of osteoarthritis pain

By Barbara Greenwood Dufour Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disease in older adults. It’s estimated that by 2035, one in four Canadians will have...

Considerations for integrating pharmacogenomics into health care

By Barbara Greenwood Dufour A medication isn’t necessarily going to work for everyone. In fact, it may be effective in only 30 per cent to...

Technologies with high potential to transform health care in 2021

By Barbara Greenwood Dufour The fast pace of medical technology development is already transforming the Canadian health care system. But what game-changers are waiting around...

Injectable opioid agonists: An effective option for hard-to-treat opioid use disorder?

By Barbara Greenwood Dufour Opioid use disorder continues to affect lives and take lives. From 2016 to 2018, there was an estimated 48 per cent...

Next steps in pandemic response: How can long-term care homes support their staff?

By Deba Hafizi Many countries, including Canada, have implemented strict no-visitor policies in long-term care (LTC) homes. This is in an attempt to reduce the...

Next steps in pandemic response: How can long-term care homes support their staff?

By Deba Hafizi Many countries, including Canada, have implemented strict no-visitor policies in long-term care (LTC) homes. This is in an attempt to reduce the...

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