World-first COVID vaccine booster randomized clinical trial in transplant patients proves third shot is...

Scientists with the Ajmera Transplant Centre at UHN have conducted a first-in-the-world randomized placebo-controlled trial of third dose COVID-19 booster vaccine for transplant patients...

Regular exercise, even in polluted areas, can lower risk of death

Regular exercise, even performed in areas with air pollution, can reduce the risk of death from natural causes, according to new research in CMAJ...

Inequities intensify effect of COVID-19 on ethnocultural communities

A new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) sheds light on the impact of COVID-19 on ethnocultural community members living in...

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...

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