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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 ...
$1.7 million to advance research on colon cancer, brain development, kidney disease and severe fluid loss
July 20, 2018 - Four research groups at The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, have been awarded $1.7 million in the most recent project grant competition from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Their projects will advance ...
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 ...
$5.5 million to help save lives when the heart stops and standardize care for rapid heartbeat
March 9, 2018 - Two national projects led by Ottawa emergency medicine researchers received a total of $5.5 million from the Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada (CANet) and ma
Screening for sepsis: new study warns clinicians against quick bedside tool
February 6, 2018 - When identifying patients at risk of death from sepsis, clinicians are better off using the systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) criteria t
Finding better ways to bring health research to life: World-leading Centre for Implementation Research opens at The Ottawa Hospital
January 18, 2018 - Researchers regularly make discoveries that have the potential to improve patient care and quality of life. However, getting those findings adopted by h
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
Maternal and child health research gets $9.8-million boost
August 19, 2016 - The Ottawa Hospital ranks well above national average in most recent competition from Canadian Institutes of Health Research<
$150,000 grant to help researchers test whether exercise before surgery can help elderly patients recover
August 17, 2016 - Dr. Daniel McIsaac and his team were awarded $US 150,000 by the International Anesthesia Research Society
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
The Ottawa Hospital General Campus to be a test ground to compare two rehydration fluids
August 11, 2016 - Starting August 2016, a pilot study at the General Campus of The Ottawa Hospital will help find out which of two liquids is the best to replace lost fluids in
$4.2M grant to advance development of next-generation regenerative therapies for vascular disease
July 13, 2016 - Dr. Duncan Stewart has been awarded $4.2M from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research
When is fainting a sign of a bigger problem?
July 4, 2016 - Researchers develop new screening tool to help emergency physicians A simple nine
Fighting back against chronic nerve pain: researchers get $295K to test combination therapy
March 9, 2016 - During their war with cancer, it’s common for survivors to find themselves in a new battle with chronic nerve pain. Either damaged by the disease or
Dr. Greg Knoll awarded $3.9 million to create and translate knowledge in kidney transplantation
September 16, 2015 - Dr. Greg Knoll is one of a seven scientists at The Otta
Research study informs new program to prevent sexual assault at large gatherings
September 9, 2015 - For Dr. Kari Sampsel, treating sexual assault victims in The Ottawa Hospital’s emergency department was not enough. She also wanted to help p
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
$1.5M grant could improve care for trauma patients and save $10M per year
June 30, 2015 - Drs. Christian Vaillancourt and Ian Stiell ha