Hospitalized for pneumonia? Your risk of cardiovascular disease is higher: study
January 20, 2015 - Ottawa – Your chance of having a heart attack or stroke increases significantly if you have been hospitalized for pneumonia, according to a paper ...

Flu shots decrease overall risk of acquiring Guillain-Barré Syndrome
January 19, 2015 - Drs. Kumanan Wilson and Steven Hawken ...

Does a blood donor’s age or sex affect outcomes for transfusion recipients?
January 18, 2015 - Every year in Canada, more than 1.5 million blood products (red blood cells, platelets, plasma and others) are transfused into patients, often in ...

Tender Loving Research improving care for critically ill patients
January 14, 2015 - The latest edition of our Tender Loving Research video blog features Irene Watpool explaining who she does her research for and what inspires her. As a ...

Finding a fast, reliable test to see if a bleeding stroke is still bleeding
January 13, 2015 - Intracerebral hemorrhages, or bleeding strokes, are common and deadly. In 2010-2011, nearly 1,350 Ontario patients suffered a ...

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