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HIFU trial announced for uterine fibroids

HIFU trial announced for uterine fibroids

In and out in a day, faster recovery, less risk of complications Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute has been awarded clinical trial funding of $300,000 from the Physician Services Inc…. Read more »

Surgeons moving away from bowel prep

Surgeons moving away from bowel prep

Research adds to mounting evidence Research from the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) has added to the mounting evidence that using a mechanical bowel preparation for elective bowel… Read more »

New technology zeros in on blue-green algae

New technology zeros in on blue-green algae

Exposure to cyanobacteria can cause vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, difficulty breathing, dizziness, and numbness in the limbs A Northern Ontario School of Medicine researcher is developing a new method of… Read more »

Research probes First Nation diabetes management

Research probes First Nation diabetes management

Study focused on Manitoulin Island Research by Dr. Marion Maar, an associate professor of medical anthropology at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM), has produced good and bad news… Read more »

HSN acquires new DNA sequencing technology

HSN acquires new DNA sequencing technology

An interview with Dr. Rebecca McClure Dr. Rebeccca McClure, a molecular pathologist specializing in DNA testing for diseases, joined the staff of Health Sciences North in Sudbury earlier this summer…. Read more »

Thunder Bay scientist searches for genetic markers for cancer

Thunder Bay scientist searches for genetic markers for cancer

Is there a way to detect cancer using genetic biomarkers – and treat it – before it even becomes cancer? That was the question Gabriel D. Dakubo tackled as an… Read more »

Ministry funds research on vulnerable populations

Ministry funds research on vulnerable populations

Laurentian University’s Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research (CraNHR) has received funding of over $3 million from the of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s Health System Research… Read more »

Canadian scientists leading the way in ALS research

Canadian scientists leading the way in ALS research

Work focused on improving patient quality of life Canada is leading the way in research into amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a fatal neurodegenerative disease for which there is no cure…. Read more »

Technology solution helps seniors remain at home

Technology solution helps seniors remain at home

Care Link Advantage solution includes sensors, door contacts, cameras and emergency communication device. An independent living solution developed by Sudbury-based Care Link Advantage has been embraced by New Brunswick’s Department… Read more »

TBRRI focuses on patient-centred research

TBRRI focuses on patient-centred research

TBRHSC ranks in Top 40 Research Hospitals in Canada Live in a remote community and need long distance therapy after a stroke? Yes, there’s an app for that – or… Read more »

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