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Doug Manuel, MD, MSc, FRCPC
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Can a calculator predict your risk of heart attack and stroke?
July 23, 2018 - Canadian researchers have built and validated an online calculator that empowers individuals to predict their risk of cardiovascular disease. Their process was published today in the journal CMAJ, and the calculator is available at ...
Report suggests tobacco smoking rates will drop to below 10% in about 20 years
July 17, 2018 - Ontario will achieve "single digit" tobacco smoking rates (under 10 per cent) by 2023 for women, and 2040 for men, according to a new big data report conducted jointly by the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and The ...
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 disc
Fewer than 1 in 5 Ontarians receive doctor house calls or palliative home care in their last year of life
February 15, 2018 - Most Ontarians want to die at home, but despite this nearly 70 per cent die in hospitals or long-term care facilities. A new study from the Institute for Cli
Recent immigrants receive different end-of-life care than long-term residents
December 13, 2017 - New research co-authored by Drs. Peter Tanuseputro and
The Ottawa Hospital awarded 18 research grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, worth $10.7 million
May 19, 2017 - Eighteen research groups at The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, have been awarded nearly $11 million in the most recent project grant competition from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). This represents a su
Want to know how long you’ll live? There’s a calculator for that
September 29, 2016 - A creative tool by senior scientist Dr. Doug Manuel and his team helps show why public health research matters. Calculators are great
Unhealthy habits cost Canadians 6 years of life
August 16, 2016 - Study looks at impact of smoking, poor diet, physical inactivity and alcohol Unhealthy habits are costing Canadians an estimated six y
Unhealthy behaviours, socioeconomic barriers contribute to 37 per cent of Ontario’s health care costs: Report
April 6, 2016 - Unhealthy behaviours and socioeconomic barriers together contribute to 37 per cent of Ontario’s health care costs, at a burden of $134 billion over 10 y
$530,000 grant to find Canadians’ most important risk factors for dementia
March 30, 2016 - Drs. Doug Manuel and Peter Tanuseputro have been awarded a $530
The Ottawa Hospital awarded $28M from Canadian Institutes of Health Research for 22 research projects
July 28, 2015 - Twenty-two teams at The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, have been awarded more than $28 million in research grants from the C