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Revealing the molecular mystery of human liver cells

A map of the cells in the human liver has been created by University Health Network Transplant Program and University of Toronto researchers, revealing for the first time differences between individual cells at the molecular level which can have a...
22-Oct-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

World Record Setting Event Back For Another Spin Into Downtown Toronto

Declared “Officially Amazing” by Guinness World Record adjudicator Michael Empric last year, Rocket Ride for Rehab is returning to Nathan Phillips Square this Saturday, October 13th in support of Toronto Rehab Foundation.
11-Oct-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


New approach could jumpstart breathing after spinal cord injury

A research team at the Krembil Research Institute in Toronto has developed an innovative strategy that could help to restore breathing following traumatic spinal cord injury.
9-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Potential Treatment Could Stop Knee and Spine Osteoarthritis, Krembil Scientists Say

Scientists at the Krembil Research Institute have developed a novel therapeutic treatment that has the potential to stop knee and spine osteoarthritis in its tracks.
4-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Toronto Professional Fire Fighters’ Association supports BREASTOBER through ‘Be More Than Pink’ campaign

Media are invited to attend The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation’s (PMCF) annual launch of their BREASTOBER program.
2-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hockey Legends and Passionate Players unite at 8th Annual Scotiabank Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer, September 29th at Woodbine Racetrack

On September 29th, hockey legends, media personalities and passionate players will unite at the 8th annual Scotiabank Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer to defeat their toughest opponent yet.
24-Sep-2018 9:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Pioneering Genome Sequencing Study Links Rare Genetic Changes to Congenital Cardiac Condition

In a remarkable new genetic discovery, researchers at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, University Health Network (UHN), Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) have found strong evidence that rare DNA...
20-Sep-2018 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Ontario Women to Get PET Scans to Help Plan Treatment in Locally Advanced Cervix Cancer

An Ontario clinical study that shows adding PET imaging to conventional CT imaging to stage locally advanced cervix cancer can change treatment means newly diagnosed women in this province may also receive PET imaging.
14-Sep-2018 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Why Some Gain When Under Pain

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...
29-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT

How Did a Dying Mom Survive Without Lungs for Days, Until a Lung Transplant Saved Her Life?

24-Jan-2017 9:00 AM EST

New Web-Based Fitness Program Provides Exercise Instruction for Heart Patients

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,...
10-Jun-2015 8:25 AM EDT

Media Advisory – Update on Eugene Melnyk’s Transplant

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.
20-May-2015 1:15 PM EDT

Twin Recovering Following Life-Saving Liver Transplant From Anonymous Living Donor

20-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Long-Term Care May Not Be Best for Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury; Other Housing Needed

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

New App Helps Patients with Chronic Pain Safely Monitor Opioid Use

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.
24-Feb-2015 11:20 AM EST

Twin Daughter Receives Life-Saving Transplant From Dad: Both Recovering

11-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

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