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HIV kept at bay with single injection every 8 weeks
August 17, 2017 - Over the last two decades, HIV has been transformed from a death sentence into a chronic, treatable disease, requiring just a single pill a day to keep the ...

Top journal recognizes Ottawa expertise in patient decision aids
August 17, 2017 - Dr. Dawn Stacey and her colleagues were invited by the prestigious Journal of the American Medical ...

Monitoring catches fainting patient’s irregular heartbeat
August 10, 2017 - “This monitor – this research – saved my life. I’m convinced of it,” said patient Jacinthe Bisson, who took part in a research study to ...

How to trick your heart into thinking you exercise: cardiotrophin improves heart health and repairs damage in lab models
August 4, 2017 - Researchers have discovered that a protein called cardiotrophin 1 (CT1) can trick the heart into growing in a healthy way and pumping ...

World-first trial compares cow- and pig-derived surfactants to help premature babies breathe
August 2, 2017 - When babies are born prematurely in Canada, they have traditionally been given surfactant derived from cows to help them breathe properly, if required. This ...

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