Detecting early cognitive impairment

By Dr. Angela Troyer Early and accessible detection of cognitive impairment is critical in order to provide clients and their families with information, resources, and...

Researchers develop a new way to find cancer at the nanometre scale

Lab-on-a-chip technology uses magnetic particles to identify biomarkers of concern before a tumor even forms. Diagnosing and treating cancer can be a race against time....

Harnessing the power of smart technology to enhance patient experience

By Vaso Charitsis After a long workday, John, 60, begins to feel unwell while exercising. He is dizzy, has trouble speaking and calls an ambulance....

Improving resident care with home-grown research

By Elizabeth Benner   When you walk through the resident halls of Unity Health Toronto’s Cardinal Ambrozic Houses of Providence, each door tells a story. The...

Study helps explain vaccination rates and vaccine hesitancy

The iCARE survey of public attitudes around COVID-19 has finished its 12th round of data-gathering since its launch in March 2020   By Patrick Lejtenyi A...

Reimagining long-term care with lessons from the pandemic

CSA Group outlines a new standard to enhance quality of life and protect residents, staff, and visitors     *Sponsored content By Diana Swift Nothing revealed the need for...

In LTC homes, the conditions of work are the conditions of care

By Linda Silas and Pat Armstrong As Canada faces the reality of entering a fourth wave, COVID-19 continues to take an immense toll on...

Analysis finds unexplained 13.5-per-cent pay gap between male, female physicians

An in-depth analysis by the Ontario Medical Association of the 13.5-per-cent daily pay gap between male and female physicians suggests that a multipronged approach...

Increasing cost-effectiveness for TAVI – the standard of care for aortic stenosis

By Carmela Reyes Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) is becoming an increasingly common and cost-effective alternative to open-heart surgery that benefits patients and decreases hospital...

Ketamine for agitated patients in ER more effective than traditional methods

By Sean Sinden Treatment of highly agitated or violent patients in the emergency department with ketamine is more effective than traditional approaches, and could be...

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