Articles sur la recherche en santé
Lisez des articles sur la recherce et l'innovation en santé dans les 17 facultés de médecine du Canada.
- UCalgary collaboration builds on innovative, award-winning ventilator deviceThink of it as an electrical power bar for oxygen with the potential to save lives. The Valence InVent Xtend allows a single ventilator to safely provide air for up to four patients, with the capability of personalized and real-time modifications.
- Why addressing stigma around substance use mattersExperts say we need to normalize the conversation, as we’ve done with other health conditions Attitudes around mental health have undergone a seismic shift in recent years, with celebrities, politicians and advocates openly and compassionately talking about their personal experiences and the importance of support and awareness.
- Déclin cognitif: les outils numériques peuvent aiderLes outils numériques qui promettent d'améliorer la qualité de vie des personnes âgées souffrant de déclin cognitif ainsi que celle des proches aidants atteignent-ils leur objectif? Il semble que oui, si on en juge par les conclusions d'une méta-analyse qui vient de paraître dans la revue scientifique The Gerontologist.
- U of T, Sunnybrook Researchers Deliver Ultrasound-Guided Cancer Therapy to the Brain
Researchers at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the University of Toronto have demonstrated the safe delivery of an antibody therapy across the blood-brain barrier using MRI-guided focused ultrasound.
- Sex matters when it comes to immune responses against infection and disease, study showsA University of Alberta-led study shows that when it comes to susceptibility to infections and other health conditions, sex matters.
- Students to play major role in interprofessional community health project
A group of students from three different Rady Faculty of Health Sciences colleges took part this summer in an ongoing interprofessional initiative to create a student-infused community health centre in Manitoba.
- Killer T cells could be recruited to ignite immune response against cancer, new study suggestsA University of Alberta researcher has discovered how two signalling molecules recruit immune cells known as “killer” T cells to a specific type of colon cancer with more favourable patient outcomes. The finding may represent a therapeutic strategy to target other types of cancers.
- U of T Discovery May Help Explain Immune Response to COVID-19 in ChildrenResearchers at the University of Toronto have found that immune cells from the upper respiratory tract of children, taken years before the pandemic began, react with the virus that causes COVID-19.
- Feature: Meeting the challenge of the climate crisisDr. Anna Gunz says that climate change is the biggest health crisis of our lifetime. “This train has left the station,” she said, citing the recent Summary for Policymakers report by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
- USask researchers, Ovarian Cancer Canada and Province of Saskatchewan team up to improve testing and treatment optionsA University of Saskatchewan (USask) project will create the province’s only tumour bank and—for the first time in Canada—offer ovarian cancer patients testing to learn if biologic drugs can control their illness.