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We must learn from the pandemic to fix Canada’s crumbling healthcare systems

By Sara Allin It is increasingly apparent to researchers and the public alike that Canada’s healthcare systems need urgent action to deal with some critical...

Innovations in medicine 2022

How award-winning Canadian technology can help overloaded hospitals By Ananth Ravi The ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to overwhelm Canada’s healthcare system. The...

Antimicrobial resistance: A year in review

By Jessica Blavignac Despite extensive scientific research and policy developments, urgent coordinated action is needed to tackle the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), often...

Innovations that will revolutionize medicine

On November 16th, St. Michael’s Foundation aired its 8th annual medical research competition, Angels Den, and awarded St. Michael’s Hospital teams $500,000 to fund...

Clinical decision support can improve DI

Medical imaging is a cornerstone of patient care in Canada. Throughout healthcare, medical imaging procedures are relied upon to identify, diagnose, and treat disease....

Conversations are critical when it comes to breast cancer screening

By Brenda Wilson, Wendy Levinson and Jennifer Young October is breast cancer awareness month and information about screening can be confusing. Who should have a...

Plagues of the past have a lot to tell us about current crises, according to a new study

Concordia’s Joel Bothello uses historical and fictional accounts of the Black Death to analyze humanity’s responses to disruptions like COVID-19  As the COVID-19 pandemic settled...

London researchers discover novel method to diagnose long COVID

By Celine Zadorsky   Published in Molecular Medicine, researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute have found that patients with post-COVID-19 condition (long COVID) have unique...

Study finds that risk of myocarditis after SARS-CoV-2 vaccination is increased but very low

A large study found that myocarditis after SARS-CoV-2 vaccination was rare but higher in younger males, especially after the second mRNA-1273 (Moderna) vaccine, suggesting...

Dementia Isolation Toolkit played pivotal role during pandemic

Toolkit’s timely release helped long term care homes safely and effectively isolate people living with dementia It’s hard being in lockdown. Having endured multiple of...

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