List/Grid Tag Archives: North America

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 »

SAH records decrease in blood transfusions

SAH records decrease in blood transfusions

ONTraC program saves Ontario an estimated a$47 million per year Blood transfusions can save lives, but saving the blood supply is just as important. Hoping to lower the risk factors… Read more »

AMRIC puts Sudbury on the research map

AMRIC puts Sudbury on the research map

Renovations to former St. Theresa Catholic School scheduled for September The Advanced Medical Research Institute of Canada (AMRIC), the research arm of Health Science North (HSN) in Sudbury, is on… Read more »

Technology pioneer rides point-of-care wave

Technology pioneer rides point-of-care wave

Sudbury-based biotech startup develops new process for separating plasma from whole blood Today, blood is drawn in hospitals or commercial labs. The samples are analyzed by highly trained technicians using… Read more »

Tesmiskaming Hospital celebrates two awards

Tesmiskaming Hospital celebrates two awards

Temiskaming Hospital registered nurse Lynn Baldovin is the recipient of a 2014 Human Touch Award from Cancer Care Ontario. The Human Touch Award recognizes health-care professionals, providers and volunteers in… Read more »

Success in “Greening” takes a human touch

Success in “Greening” takes a human touch

St. Joseph’s Care Group (SJCG) has been providing health-care services to the people of northwestern Ontario for over 128 years. Since 1884, SJCG has responded to the unmet needs of… Read more »

Hospitals grapple with drug shortage

Hospitals grapple with drug shortage

Miriam McDonald, administrative director, pharmacy, Health Science North. Hospitals across Northern Ontario are coping as best they can with the drug shortage problem caused by the retooling of the Sandoz… Read more »

Around the North

Around the North

Primary health care leads appointedThe North East and North West LHINs, along with all of the other Local Health Integration Networks across the province, have appointed primary care leads to… Read more »

NOSM to host major world conference next year

NOSM to host major world conference next year

The year 2012 is quickly approaching, and it promises to be an exciting one for the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM). Next October, NOSM will host Rendez-Vous 2012, a… Read more »

NOSM serves as model for med school reform

NOSM serves as model for med school reform

Left to right are NOSM dean Dr. Roger Strasser and Beyond Flexner investigators Dr. Hurshey Bell, Dr. Malika Fair and Dr. Donald Barr. The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM)… Read more »

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