Counter to widely adopted blood transfusion strategies in acute care settings, patients with acute myocardial infarction (MI), commonly known as a heart attack, may need a different transfusion strategy, according to new research.
A new targeted drug may offer a new treatment option for patients with blood cancers when the disease has stopped responding to standard treatments. In the first clinical trial of this drug in humans, it was effective in three-fourths of cancer patients tested, without severe side effects.
Reaching the next level of cancer treatment could be Canada’s gift to the world.
The increasing global frequency of tick-borne infections is related to expanding tick populations, environmental and climatic changes, and rising human exposure. These infections are major contributors to vector-borne diseases and cause significant public health challenges, stressing healthcare systems.
Almost 9 in 10 newborn syphilis cases in 2022 might have been prevented with timely testing and treatment during pregnancy.
“Soil is an untapped resource - There are so many antibiotic-producing microorganisms that we haven’t discovered yet.”
Can a glass powder that was developed to stop bleeding after gunshot wounds and other body trauma also serve as an antibacterial and help stave off infections?
Genetic engineers at the lab used the new tool to generate a catalog of 71 million possible missense variants, classifying 89% as either benign or pathogenic
A special kind of genetic test that helps determine the best antidepressant for patients with moderate-to-severe depression could generate substantive health system savings and greatly improve patient outcomes, according to new research from the University of British Columbia (UBC).
A study in Human Brain Mapping reveals that regular cannabis use alters the neural dynamics of motor control, showing that while cannabis users perform tasks with similar accuracy and reaction time as non-users, their brains exhibit stronger β-ERD responses during task execution, potentially indicating compensatory neural mechanisms.