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Double-lung transplant after COVID-19

Case done at UHN is believed to be a first in Canada on a patient whose lungs were irreparably damaged by COVID-19. UHN has performed...

On the move: ICU patient transport an essential tool during COVID surge

By James McDonald If the sights and sounds of an Ornge air or land ambulance were familiar in the Greater Toronto Area before COVID-19, in...

Monitoring the effects of COVID-19 quarantine measures on young adults with mood and anxiety...

Concerned that patients from the First Episode Mood and Anxiety Program (FEMAP) at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) would lose connection to important mental health...

Innovation enhances infant care in Niagara

By Steven Gallagher Niagara Health’s tiniest patients are receiving enhanced care thanks to new technology in our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). When NICU team members...

World-first: Transplant after MAID at home performed at UHN

More than 14,000 people have received medical assistance in dying (MAID) in Canada, since it was legalized in 2016. Although organ donation is an option for only a fraction of this...

Why healthy aging must be the upshot of the COVID-19 pandemic

By John Muscedere Last month, while the world was distracted by political turmoil and the pandemic’s roaring second wave, a very significant proclamation came and...

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...

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...

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