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 —...

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for chronic pain: A breath of new life for an old...

By Barbara Greenwood Dufour Many people with chronic pain struggle to find treatment options that give sufficient relief. Over-the-counter pain relievers are often not effective...

Gene therapy is here: Now what?

By Sarah Garland Genes are the building blocks of life on earth, and genetic material provide the set of instructions that makes us who we...

Can artificial intelligence lead to better health?

By Barbara Greenwood Dafour Many of us already use artificial intelligence — or AI — in our daily lives. Voice-activated personal assistants answer our random...

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