Personalized approach reduces nausea in breast cancer patients
April 15, 2021 - Cancer chemotherapy often causes nausea and vomiting, but a new clinical trial shows that a personalized approach can help. The trial, led by Dr. Mark Clemons, used a calculator his team developed to identify breast cancer patients with a high ...
Grateful COVID-19 patient gives back by participating in research
April 13, 2021 - Sharon Charlebois doesnít remember much about the 25 days she spent at The Ottawa Hospital fighting a severe case of COVID-19 in January 2021. Now that sheís recovering at home with her husband, some memories come back to her in flashes.
Parkinsonís discovery points to possible future treatment approaches
April 6, 2021 - More than 20 years after the discovery of the parkin gene linked to young-onset Parkinsonís disease, researchers at The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa may have finally figured out how this mysterious gene protects the brain.
Researchers update PRISMA guideline to improve health research
March 29, 2021 - Dr. David Moher and colleagues have published an updated PRISMA 2020 statement and explanation and elaboration to ensure these important guidelines continue to help researchers produce high-quality systematic reviews.
Giving every COVID-19 patient the chance to participate in research
March 17, 2021 - Most patients admitted to The Ottawa Hospital with COVID-19 have probably met Irene Watpool or Rebecca Porteous, even if they donít remember it. Since the beginning of the pandemic, Irene and Rebecca have been on the front lines explaining all ...
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