Choosing Wisely recommendations address overuse of medically unnecessary tests and treatments received by patients at the hospital.
Neighbourhood Pharmacies is pleased to see many of our recommendations reflected in What we heard: Improving access to drugs and other health products in Canada, the latest report from Health Canada's Drug Shortages task force.
Research could lead to improvements in gene therapy and antiviral resistance medications while also possibly leading to a new class of clinical laboratory tests.
A groundbreaking study by researchers at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) suggests a class of medications used to treat type 2 diabetes may also reduce the risk of colorectal cancer (CRC).
The QEII Health Sciences Centre recently reached the one-year anniversary of the Stewart E. Allen Hybrid Operating Room (OR) which combines advanced imaging technology within an operating room.
Detecting a deadly tumor as early as possible is vital to stopping its spread. However, creating the solution doesn’t necessarily solve the problem. It also needs to be widely adopted by medical professionals.
From exercise and over-the-counter medications to alcohol use and prescription drugs, North Americans report using a number of different strategies to manage and prevent day-to-day pain.
Results reinforce the need to include underrepresented populations people in cancer trials and highlight the importance of equitable patient care.
The first spectral flow cytometer with sort-capable image analysis allowing the Canadian research community to derive greater insights, with the possibility of addressing previously impossible-to-answer questions.
Finding a quick and easy way to identify disease-causing bacteria is important. A new study published in the open-access journal BioRisk explored this by applying spectroscopic techniques for quick analysis directly from an object, which, in this case, was turtle skin.