Trial of drug targets both diabetes and heart disease

A diabetes trial starting at St. Joseph’s Hospital is testing a potential magic bullet to combat both diabetes and the often-deadly complications of heart...

Bringing ground-breaking innovations to the bedside

When Health Canada officially approved the revolutionary, catheter-based, MitraClip therapy last April, interventional cardiologists and surgeons at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute knew...

Cardiac DART provides care closer to the door

A visit to the ER is a rarity for 73-year old John Myers*. But when symptoms of a heart attack prompted him to check...

Off the transplant list

After months of exercise and dedication, Niagara Health System (NHS) cardiac patient Garwin Cockhead has accomplished a remarkable feat — improving his heart health...

1,000th transcatheter heart valve procedure

A heart valve procedure is enough to make any patient nervous, but Gisela Wegner didn’t show any nerves as doctors at St. Paul’s Hospital...

Volunteering in the moment

The morning of May 26, 2012, seemed like a typical one for Victoria, B.C. commuter Nicole Smart. She was on her way to her...

Regional cardiac care enables student to live life fully:Special cardiac procedure provides cure for...

A specialized procedure provided by Rouge Valley’s regional cardiac care team has allowed a teenage student in Whitby to have the active life she...

The search for an early biomarker to fight atherosclerosis

The Journal of the American Heart Association recently published the conclusive results from a study directed by Dr. Éric Thorin of the Montreal Heart...

Heart failure support device introduced at London Health Sciences Centre

London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) is home to the country’s longest running heart transplant program, with over 600 transplants performed since it was established...

Life-saving Toronto Heart Attack Collaborative celebrating 5-year anniversary

Kevin Mundier still remembers the day five years ago when he could have lost his life In the summer of 2008, at the age of...

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