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May 2, 2022

The journey to Everest: ‘Small steps can make a huge difference’

It’s 8 a.m. and Kate Storey is setting up her laptop inside an altitude chamber to do a little work while her body acclimatizes to 5,000 metres. The next two…

Featuring Kate E Storey, Read More
April 28, 2022

Making health care more equitable one ultrasound image at a time

Imagine if family doctors, nurses, technicians — even ski patrollers — could use handheld ultrasound devices to screen for everything from hip dysplasia to wrist fractures to heart…

Featuring Jacob L Jaremko, Read More
April 13, 2022

Adding molecule to brain could be key to treatment for myelin disorders such as MS, study shows

Increasing the number of well-trained researchers will help address rising rates and health-care costs of kidney disease in Canada.

Featuring Anastassia Voronova, Read More
March 31, 2022

Funding boost builds capacity for kidney research through expanded education and training

Increasing the number of well-trained researchers will help address rising rates and health-care costs of kidney disease in Canada.

Featuring R Todd Alexander, Read More
March 16, 2022

Excess sugar costs Canada $5 billion each year: study

Researchers urge use of taxation, education and subsidies to encourage better eating habits.

Featuring Paul Veugelers, Read More
March 8, 2022

Research aims to help women with Type 1 diabetes live longer, healthier lives

For one research participant, being part of a women’s health study was a chance to help fill a knowledge gap — and to learn more about how to take care of her own health.

Featuring Jane Yardley, Read More
March 3, 2022

Discovery may explain why more females than males get knee osteoarthritis

New genetic research could lead to a blood test, better preventive strategies and even potential drug treatments.

Featuring Adetola Adesida, Lindsey Westover, Read More
March 3, 2022

Five ways women can champion their own health

International Women’s Day theme encourages everyone to “Break the Bias” in health care and research.

Featuring Colleen M Norris, Read More
February 23, 2022

New treatment could benefit up to 45 per cent of patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Cocktail of drugs acts like a Band-Aid for gene mutations, allowing the body to produce the protein needed to rebuild degenerated muscle tissue.

Featuring Toshifumi Yokota, Read More
February 15, 2022

Learning sessions help teen heart patients prepare for the adult world

One-on-one sessions with a nurse give teens knowledge and skills to make a successful transition out of pediatric care.

Featuring Andrew S Mackie, Read More