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Transplant frees scleroderma patient from excruciating pain and gives him back his hope for the future
November 30, 2016 - In the summer of 2014, Dan Muscat’s fingertips started to tingle. It felt like tiny shards of glass were piercing under his fingernails. Over the next weeks and months the pain crept into his hands. His family doctor thought it might be ...

Three Ottawa-led stem cell trials get $2.2 million boost
November 23, 2016 -
Ottawa researchers bring in half of clinical trial awards from Stem Cell Network
Could stem cells help the body ...

Algonquin College and The Ottawa Hospital form new partnership
November 21, 2016 - OTTAWA — Algonquin College and The Ottawa Hospital are embarking on a unique partnership in health research, innovation and training. The College has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Hospital’s research institute to “encourage and ...

Stem cell procedure sends patients with severe myasthenia gravis into remission
November 17, 2016 - A stem cell procedure that reboots the immune system sent seven patients with a severe form of the autoimmune disease myasthenia gravis into ...

Researchers to identify most promising stroke therapies for clinical trials
November 16, 2016 - Stroke is the third leading cause of death in Canada, and is usually caused by a blood clot in the brain. Currently the only approved drug therapy ...

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