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...

Salt-coated masks and air filters to potentially slow the spread of COVID-19

By Deba Hafizi The latest potential safeguard to prevent the spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus that causes COVID-19, can...

Managing severe symptoms of alcohol withdrawal: Benzodiazepine alternatives

By Barbara Greenwood Dufour It’s well known that long-term, excessive alcohol use is dangerous. But quitting drinking can be dangerous too. Alcohol withdrawal syndrome, which...

Managing severe symptoms of alcohol withdrawal: The evidence on benzodiazepine alternatives

  By Barbara Greenwood Dufour   It’s well known that long-term, excessive alcohol use is dangerous. But quitting drinking can be dangerous too. Alcohol withdrawal syndrome, which...

Can antibodies in the blood of recovered individuals help COVID-19 patients?

A review of the evidence on convalescent plasma therapy By Dr. Brit Cooper-Jones On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 to be a...

Evidence on COVID-19: Finding credible information in an evolving situation

By Barbara Greenwood Dufour The internet is a popular resource for Canadians looking for health information. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this is no less so....

Evidence on COVID-19: Finding credible information in an evolving situation

By Barbara Greenwood Dufour The internet is a popular resource for Canadians looking for health information. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this is no less so....

Weeding through new evidence on medical cannabis

By Colleen Donder While the legalization of cannabis in Canada has made the drug more accessible, there are still important pieces of information that people...

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