Researchers and support staff recognized at The Ottawa Hospitalís Excellence Awards ceremony
May 25, 2018 - Several inspiring research staff were honoured at The Ottawa Hospitalís Excellence Awards ceremony on May 22. The Ottawa Stroke Program received the Research Excellence Team Award and Amy Geertsma received the Inspire Award for Outstanding ...

Research project aims to improve end-of-life care in the community
May 25, 2018 - Most people prefer to spend their last days of life at home surrounded by family and loved ones. For many, having the support they need starts with a discussion about what to expect. This often doesnít happen. Part of the challenge is talking ...

Sex, viruses and cancer: Erectile dysfunction drugs and flu vaccine may work together to help immune system fight cancer after surgery
May 17, 2018 - A new study suggests that a common treatment for erectile dysfunction combined with the flu vaccine may be able to help the immune system ...

Colonoscopies save lives, but study finds room for improvement
May 16, 2018 - Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common cancer in Canada. Colonoscopy can reduce the risks of CRC and CRC-related death through early ...

New research could explain why cells grow out of control in rare lung disease
May 9, 2018 - When cells grow out of control in the body, most people think of cancer, but this phenomenon also occurs in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a ...

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