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The impact of COVID-19 on wound care

By Britney Ann Butt A nurse and a doctor stand silently assessing their patient Lilly, an 87-year-old female. A pungent sweet sickly smell permeates the room,...

Scientists discover key enzyme responsible for skin blistering in the elderly

Research identifies a novel treatment for the most common autoimmune blistering diseases. By Vivian Sum and Sarah Ripplinger The Granzyme B (GzmB) enzyme has been identified...

Dialysis patients have 4-fold greater risk of dying from COVID-19

People undergoing long-term dialysis are almost four times more likely to die from COVID-19 and should be prioritized for vaccination, found a new Ontario...

Scientists discover key enzyme responsible for skin blistering in the elderly

Research identifies a novel treatment for the most common autoimmune blistering diseases. By Vivian Sum and Sarah Ripplinger The Granzyme B (GzmB) enzyme has been identified...

Specialized wound care nurses provide life changing care

By Diana Rinne It’s not easy for Val Blain to talk about her ostomy. Like many who have a surgically-created opening (stoma) on the abdomen...

Alternate type of surgery may prevent total knee replacement

An underused type of knee surgery in younger patients, called high tibial osteotomy, shows considerable success in reducing the need for total knee replacement,...

The impact of COVID-19 on wound care

By Britney Ann Butt A nurse and a doctor stand silently assessing their patient Lilly, an 87-year-old female. A pungent sweet sickly smell permeates the room,...

Doctors expect huge demand for mental health services after pandemic

Ontario's doctors expect the demand for mental health and addictions care will exist and grow for years after the COVID-19 pandemic, if history is...

Re-imagining radiology for the future, through a patient-centered lens

COVID-19 has profoundly affected patient access to the healthcare system in Canada. In response to the immense backlog of patients waiting for diagnostic imaging...

Supporting human resources to promote health system resilience

By Ania Kielar COVID-19 has made it evident that our nation’s health system has incredibly little built-in redundancy. Both human resources and equipment are operating...

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