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After all, patients with weakened immune systems can become extremely sick even die if they pick up a hospital bug, especially one that is resistant to antibiotic treatment. And the easiest way for infections to spread is for staff employees to go
Report an Error Save to mystar Humber River Regional Hospital should be clearly outlining to the public what it is doing to prevent another incident where a patient is wrongly pronounced dead, suggests Tom Closson, former head of the Ontario
The Globe and Mail Published Tuesday, Jun. 19 2012, 10:09 AM EDT Last updated Tuesday, Jun. 19 2012, 10:11 AM EDT A few weeks ago at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children, ear, nose and throat specialist Sharon Cushing was treating 11-month-old
Newswise (Toronto, Tuesday, February 7, 2012) -- Exemestane, a drug used in the prevention of breast cancer in postmenopausal women, has a negative effect on bone density and structure in these women, despite calcium and vitamin D supplements.
Both the companies combined UHN's human pluripotent stem cell biology expertise with VistaGen's Human Clinical Trials in a Test TubeTM stem cell technology platform. The platform is believed to provide clinically relevant indications of human
Of course, you can't be expected to know all of this at any given moment...Increasingly, the medical profession is turning to smartphone technology to help patients monitor chronic illnessessaving lives with devices that most of us only use to send
Newswise 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, young and working did not regain the physical or psychological health they had
Newswise Kevin Empey, President and CEO of Lakeridge Health and Dr. Robert Bell, CEO of the University Health Network (UHN) are proud to announce the shared management of LH's Laboratory Services with those of UHN.
A young black woman working in the medical imaging department at Toronto Western Hospital was sexually harassed and the object of racial taunts in what a hospital investigation concluded was a poisoned work environment. Stacey Walker maintains her
EDT Last updated on Friday, Apr. 09, 2010 9:49PM EDT R obert Bell is at the centre of an uneasy political spotlight – and he landed there by doing nothing more than his job. The CEO of Toronto’s sprawling University Health Network earned $830,000