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Cardiac surgery world first: Complicated surgery simplified by new device

Doctors at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) are the first in the world to use a new implantable surgical device that promises to revolutionize...

Accelerating spinal cord research into care

Parkwood Hospital, part of St. Joseph’s Health Care London, has been selected as one of four initial Canadian centres to promote excellence in spinal...

Toronto Rehab scientists use electrostimulation to train injured brains to do new tasks

When Dr. Milos R. Popovic dreams of brilliant control systems, it’s not supercomputers or NASA mission control he’s thinking of, it’s the human brain. “The...

Restoring and reactivating – The ‘Stepping Stone’ to independence at home

Tony DeCaria was admitted to the Restorative and Reactivation program (R&R) at Markham Stouffville Hospital in November of last year after recovering from an...

Elder Abuse: A hidden health and social issue

Abuse of the elderly is not a new phenomenon, however it has, more recently, been receiving increased attention by the media and the community....

Humber River’s Supportive Care Clinicis focused on life

When Brian Sweet speaks about his battle with cancer, you quickly understand how much the love and support of his wife Annette has meant...

New tool provides customized reports to support end of life care preferences

A Kingston physician and researcher has created a new online tool to help facilitate and improve communications between patients, caregivers and health-care professionals at...

Supporting the frail and elderly patients at Lakeridge Health

The overhead pager urgently repeated the words that signaled the need for assistance with a violent patient. Security staff rushed to the room; a...

House calls: A new vision of elder care

A bout of pneumonia combined with a bad fall could have been disastrous for a 100-year old man living alone in a Toronto apartment....

Bypassing emergency for faster cardiac care

No one has to explain the value of faster emergency cardiac care to Durham resident Kaleem Salam. Getting treated quickly for his heart attack...

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