The forgotten patients: What happens to intensive care unit survivors five years after discharge?

A unique and richly detailed long-term study of survivors of severe #critical illness requiring intensive care found that even those who were previously healthy,...

Peel first to launch North American CPR study: Chest compressions key to survival

Peel Regional Paramedics have enrolled the first case in a North American study intended to determine the impact of an alternate method of cardiopulmonary...

Ontarians have chance to inform the future of health-care

We purchase hybrid cars, buy environmentally friendly products, and recycle, all in the name of preserving the world for future generations. So why not...

Biomarkers to diagnose and prevent ‘lung attacks’ that can kill

Vivianne Toupin knows firsthand just how deadly chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can be. In her lifetime, three of her family members have succumbed...

Stem cell biologist brings new hope for diabetes treatments

Applications for stem cells were once considered ‘futuristic.’ But today’s research is ushering in a new era in which these cells are a source...

Canadian Diabetes Association translates research into practical tools

Dedicated to leading the fight against diabetes, the Canadian Diabetes Association—supported by a community-based network of volunteers, members, employees, healthcare professionals, researchers and partners—provides...

Asthma resources available for health professionals

The Asthma Society of Canada is a registered national charity focusing on asthma and associated allergies through education and patient empowerment. We offer a...

Study finds most people who have a stroke wait too long for...

The first major national Canadian study on the quality of #stroke care in Canada finds there is significant work to be done to improve...

Innovative treatment options for women with locally advanced breast cancer and more...

Wendy Wilson, 56, had begun to make healthier lifestyle choices but in May 2010 she was told the lump in her right breast wasn’t...

Turning the tide on intellectual disability: A new approach to diagnosis

BC Children’s Hospital is launching a new clinical research program that promises to change the medical paradigm for diagnosing and treating intellectual disability in...

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