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...

Large US study confirms COVID-19 complications: lung, kidney and cardiovascular issues

A large study of patients in the United States who contracted coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) confirms many complications of the disease, according to new...

The blood type factor in COVID-19 severity

Patients with A or AB blood groups were more likely to need mechanical ventilation and dialysis, and be hospitalized longer By Vivian Sum An analysis of...

Risk of death high among those with alcohol-related visits to ED

The risk of death is high for people who visit the emergency department (ED) for alcohol use, and the risk increases with frequency, according...

Minimally invasive heart procedure for aortic stenosis delivers cost savings over time

By Melicent Lavers-Sailly A common perception that minimally invasive surgery to repair aortic stenosis is more expensive for hospitals than open heart surgery may be...

Using research to find ways to support healthcare workers through the pandemic

By Kristi Lalonde At no other time in recent history have healthcare workers across this country been so challenged. COVID-19 has unsettled daily life for...

National Research Platform accelerates Parkinson’s Disease discoveries

Parkinson Canada invites people living with Parkinson’s disease to join the Canadian Open Parkinson Network (C-OPN) to be part of the solution to improve...

Researchers unravel two mysteries of COVID-19

By Robert DeLaet A team from Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University has made significant steps forward in understanding COVID-19 through two back-to-back studies...

World-first clinical trial aims to protect cancer patients from COVID-19

By Amelia Buchanan Surgeon-scientist Dr. Rebecca Auer is leading a world-first clinical trial that she hopes will protect cancer patients from COVID-19 and other respiratory...

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