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Innovations in aging and brain health: What’s next?

By Rebecca Ihilchik Interested in aging and brain health innovation? Want to learn more about Canada’s standing in the global industry? Look no further. The Baycrest-led...

Study finds heart-to-heart talk appears to boost use of cardiac rehab

Face-to-face encouragement by a member of the healthcare team, preferably when patients are still in hospital, may boost subsequent enrolment in cardiac rehab by as much...

Quitting smoking can improve your cancer treatment, period

By Craig Earle Craig Earle is a GTA-based oncologist and Vice-President, Cancer Control, at the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer. The start of the new year means...

Canadian first: Robotics enter the world of orthopedic surgery

By Maria Hayes It was agile, confident strides that led Peter Sporta into the fracture clinic exam room at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton. The 66...

New life-saving technique first in Western Canada

By Carrie Stefanson Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) is the first hospital in Western Canada to use a new device to help save the lives of...

Opioid injecting linked to substantial rise in bacterial heart infections

A study of people who inject drugs found a significant increase in the risk of infective endocarditis, a serious infection of the lining of...

New tool strives to create healthier workplaces by predicting and preventing employee depression

By MJ Deschamps It was in a paediatrician’s office following the birth of his daughter that Dr. JianLi Wang was first inspired to develop a...

Sexuality in end-of-life care: Who should start the discussion?

By Andria Bianchi In December 2017, Canada’s federal government called on the Minister of Health to create a framework for palliative care. This call to...

Clinical Decision Support Systems: Breaking ground for imaging referral guidelines in Canada

By Dr. Martin Reed The Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR) is advocating for the implementation of Diagnostic Imaging (DI) Clinical Decision Support (CDS) Systems in...

Understanding the role and importance of radiologists in Canada

By Dr. Emil Lee Radiologists are physicians who work with medical imaging to diagnose illnesses. These imaging procedures include MRI, CT, ultrasound and X-ray. Radiologists...

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