Tech to support aging in place: Help on the horizon?

By Barbara Greenwood Dufour More than 90 per cent of Canadians aged 65 and older are currently living in private residences. And most, if not...

When Journals are driven by profit, not evidence:

Dr. Kelly Cobey talks about predatory journals You might not have heard of “predatory journals,” but you might be basing medical decisions on the flawed...

Innovations in healthcare: 3-D printing and bioprinting

By Dr. Brit Cooper-Jones There may be many people who have heard of 3-D printing and/or bioprinting – but for others, these may be new...

Managing crystal meth withdrawal: It’s not crystal clear

By Sarah Garland Speed. Meth. Crank. Ice. Crystal meth. They’re all names for methamphetamine — a harmful class of illicit drug that can be made...

Genome-wide sequencing for developmental delay: What’s next for families after a genetic diagnosis?

By Barbara Greenwood Dufour For many children who aren’t meeting expected developmental milestones, the cause isn’t easily found. Without other observable signs or symptoms or...

Balancing bleeding risk and clotting risk: How long should patients be on antiplatelet drugs...

By Dr. Brit Cooper-Jones A common challenge in the area of cardiovascular care is balancing bleeding risk versus clotting risk. Many people have heard of...

Cervical cancer screening: Is it time for a new test?

By Michael Raj The incidence of cervical cancer has been decreasing over the past three decades, largely due to routine screening. When screening leads to...

Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery: Better Than Current Treatments?

By Dr. Brit Cooper-Jones Glaucoma – a progressive optic neuropathy (a disease that damages the nerve that enables sight) – is a leading cause of...

Monitoring tuberculosis treatment by video: Might convenience increase compliance?

By Barbara Greenwood Dufour In much of Canada, the risk of contracting tuberculosis (TB) in Canada is very low. However, the disease is still a...

Sensory Rooms: A treat for the senses and a treatment for dementia?

By Dr. Brit Cooper-Jones Many of us have been affected by dementia, either directly or indirectly. When a loved one is diagnosed with dementia —...

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