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Dr. Shurrab has a passion for research

Dr. Shurrab has a passion for research

There are several reasons why physicians from other parts of the world choose to come and work in Northern Ontario. Dr. Mohammed Shurrab, 39, knew that working in Sudbury would… Read more »

Ibn Sina Simulation Lab in Thunder Bay Provides Unique “Human Side” Learning Opportunities

Ibn Sina Simulation Lab in Thunder Bay Provides Unique “Human Side” Learning Opportunities

From left to right, Dr. Hassan Hassan, Dr. Walid Shahrour, Dr. Syed Zaki Ahmed, Dr. Yasser Labib and Dr. Stewart Kennedy. The Ibn Sina Simulation Lab provides inter-professional training for… Read more »

New heart surgery procedure at Health Sciences North

New heart surgery procedure at Health Sciences North

By LEN GILLIS Northern Ontario Medical Journal Whether they know it or not, dozens of Northern Ontario heart patients have something special in common with Mick Jagger, the world famous… Read more »

Health products for women to be studied by committee

Health products for women to be studied by committee

Following an enthusiastic response of more than 80 nominees interested in lending their expertise in the field of women’s health, Canada’s Minister of Health, Ginette Petitpas Taylor is pleased to… Read more »

Vale releases miners mental health study results

Vale releases miners mental health study results

By LEN GILLIS A survey into the state of the mental health of Vale mine workers in Sudbury produced some startling answers for the researchers looking into the mental well-being… Read more »

Sudbury geriatrician is urging more seniors to get vaccines

Sudbury geriatrician is urging more seniors to get vaccines

A Sudbury specialist in health care for senior citizens has sounded  the alarm bell for the flu vaccine, among others. Dr. Janet McElhaney, a geriatrician at Health Sciences North,  a… Read more »

Medical trial could change how breast cancer treated

Medical trial could change how breast cancer treated

From Northern Ontario Business The trial for a new tool to help determine if chemotherapy is shrinking a tumour has begun in Europe, and all the test samples are being… Read more »

NOSM prof brings visions for medical education research

NOSM prof brings visions for medical education research

When most people think of research, they imagine scientists with white coats working in a lab with test tubes. What they don’t imagine is medical education research − but a… Read more »

Researcher presents at International Oncology Conference in Chicago

Researcher presents at International Oncology Conference in Chicago

“We know from emerging evidence that distress screening with patient reported outcome measures is associated with improved communication between clinicians and cancer patients, improved quality of life with emerging evidence… Read more »

LU researcher gets $2 million to study Aboriginal kids’ health issues

LU researcher gets $2 million to study Aboriginal kids’ health issues

University researcher Nancy Young has received a $2 million Health System Research Fund (HSRF) grant for Health Promotion from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. reprinted from sudbury.com University… Read more »

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