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...

The same in (almost) every way: Study shows identical twins are not genetically identical

While identical twins are the same in many ways, a new study shows that their genes are a surprising exception to the rule. Using...

Clinical research at SickKids: Moving beyond what is possible right now

At first glance, Liam MacGregor seems like any other 12-year-old, enjoying computer games, visiting amusement parks and playing the occasional hockey game. But for...

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...

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...

Heart transplant recipient has faith in biomarker research

While health probably does not rank high among the concerns of most typical teenagers, Tyler Smith spent most of his young adult life wondering...

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