The Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research, at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre (University Health Network) are collaborating with Apple, Inc., to give heart failure patients even more control over their health, and usher in a new era of remote...
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International cardiology trial shows potential benefit of using personalized medicine in blood thinner therapy selection
An international, first-of-its-kind cardiology trial used personalized genetic testing to reduce by 34 per cent the number of serious adverse events following balloon angioplasty, a treatment for the most common form of heart disease.
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Taking advantage of a cancer cell’s altered metabolism that drives its runaway growth, Princess Margaret researchers are zeroing in on these molecular changes to help them develop more precise drug targets for one of the most deadly breast cancers.
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A test which detects changing levels of tumour fragments in the blood may be an easy, non-invasive and quick way to predict who will benefit from immunotherapy, a treatment option for advanced cancers.
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Medical cannabis is finally being put under the microscope, in a first-of-its-kind real world evidence study led by Dr. Hance Clarke, Toronto General Hospital. In the Medical Cannabis Real-World Evidence trial patients using the online portal...
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Scientists at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have identified the drivers of a crucial gene involved in prostate cancer, revealing new targets for drug design.
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The Slaight Family Foundation enables UHN to change the way we deliver care to seniors – and it will happen outside the hospital
The Silver Tsunami will see an unprecedented number of seniors in Canada. Thanks to a $3-million investment from The Slaight Family Foundation, University Health Network (UHN) is one step closer to being able to design programs and supports to...
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More than 1,900 participants, making up 167 teams, faced off today at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto and raised a record-breaking $3.1 million as part of the 9th annual Scotiabank Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer. This brings the annual event’s...
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Dr. Eugene Chang was 25, recently engaged and halfway through a physical medicine and rehabilitation residency in Vancouver when he started feeling sick. Fatigue, dizziness and nausea took over his normally active lifestyle. Suddenly his bike to...
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Dr. Davis has shown that individuals can be classified as one of two types depending on how pain affects their performance in doing a task. In P-type individuals, pain impedes their ability to perform a task; whereas, in A-type individuals, like...
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Using a proactive approach to encourage optimal heart health through a blend of leading medical knowledge and best practices in fitness and exercise, the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre today unveiled a new website featuring medical information,...
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Members of University Health Network’s Multi-Organ Transplant (MOT) Team will be available to the media and will provide an update on Eugene Melnyk’s transplant, living liver transplantation and the process used for anonymous donation.
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A new, large-scale Canadian study shows that many adults with traumatic brain injury (TBI) live in a long-term health setting – such as a nursing home- which may not be appropriate for their condition and younger age.
2-Mar-2015 9:05 AM EST
A new, first-of-its-kind app has launched to help patients suffering from chronic pain track their opioid use and measure pain levels to assist with the safe use of opioids.
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