Researchers break down the COVID-19 diagnostic arsenal

By Patrick Lejtenyi Clinical research on COVID-19 has boomed in the 18 months since the disease first appeared. Countless papers have looked at the topic...

Study to examine health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic for mothers and their new...

Using a holistic perspective to look at stress, mood and pregnancy outcomes By Celine Zadorsky The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically altered many people’s lifestyles. Parents...

Researchers develop promising ‘super molecule’ that boosts viral neutralization against COVID-19

By Jessamine Luck A research team led by The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) has developed a ‘super molecule’ that combines potent antibodies to neutralize...

Using a human protein to treat patients with sepsis

By Celine Zadorsky It’s a discovery that has been more than ten years in the making, the use of a human protein to potentially treat...

Children less infectious than adults with SARS-CoV-2

Children may not be as infectious in spreading SARS-CoV-2 to others as previously thought, according to new University of Manitoba-led research in CMAJ (Canadian...

COVID myth spreaders not who you might think, new OMA research shows

Almost six per cent of Ontarians online are spreading misinformation about the COVID-19 pandemic, and the vast majority of them are older men and...

COVID-19 in pregnancy associated with adverse outcomes for mother and baby

Infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in pregnancy is associated with preeclampsia, stillbirth, preterm birth and other adverse outcomes, found new...

Risk of death for men 60 per cent higher than for women in study...

A large study of people in 28 countries found men aged 50 and over had a 60 per cent greater risk of death than...

Low-to-moderate alcohol consumption not associated with strokes in people with atrial fibrillation

In patients with atrial fibrillation, low-to-moderate alcohol consumption was not associated with an increased risk of stroke, found new research in CMAJ (Canadian Medical...

Markham Stouffville Hospital forges ahead with COVID-19 research

By Lisa Harper Many people do not associate their community hospital with conducting large-scale research work. But at Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH), providing ‘care beyond...

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