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2/20/2020
A new study published in The Lancet shows the strong promise for efficacy of a drug called nerinetide (NA-1) for stroke patients. The research began at UHN.
Dr. Michael Tymianski
Promising results in a Global Phase III Stroke Trial, fueled by UHN Research
  
2/20/2020
Peter Munk Cardiac Centre patient Bill George says Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) implant has given him “a completely new outlook on life.”
Bill and Grandchildren
‘Nothing to lose and everything to gain’
  
2/19/2020
New cellular therapy program at the Princess Margaret marks a new era in realizing the full potential of immunotherapy treatments for cancer patients.
Women with red glasses
New program brings life-saving treatment to cancer patients
  
2/18/2020
New UHN study helps to alleviate worries that tiredness is a warning sign of disease progression.
Chalk image of battery with “X”
Intrigued by fatigue
  
2/13/2020
UHN’s Cardiac Rehab program helps participants optimize their physical and emotional well-being.
Albert Lum
A holistic approach to healing broken hearts
  
2/12/2020
UHN study looks at minimizing harm by identifying and targeting negative beliefs about people who use opioids.
Yellow rubber ducks surrounding a blue one
Reducing stigma to improve health
  
2/11/2020
Study led by Dr. Donald Weaver of UHN’s Krembil Research Institute reveals new mathematical model that predicts the probability of a drug reaching the brain.
shot of pill capsule with brain in it
Keeping score
  
2/10/2020
Thanks to artificial intelligence and a greater focus on personalized and precision medicine, patients will soon receive custom treatments tailored to them.
Katie and Emily on Stretcher
A More Personal Touch
  
2/6/2020
Partnership between hospital and Progress Place, which supports recovery from mental illness through community involvement, aligns with UHN Social Medicine Program.
Progress Place
New kiosk at Toronto Western helping patients, visitors foster community connections
  
2/5/2020
Most people feel back pain at some point, with many in chronic pain. Krembil Research Institute scientists hope new tools and tests can alleviate the suffering.
Dr. Rampersaud
Back Pain Breakthrough
  
2/4/2020
To mark World Cancer Day, UHN News looks at a new program that will take on the widening disparity in access to treatment around the world.
Danielle Rodin
The Princess Margaret takes on challenge of achieving equity in global cancer care
  
2/4/2020
UHN’s Dr. Andrew Boozary co-authored piece arguing that while Canadians have universal access to publicly-funded hospital care, access still depends on income.
Andrew Boozary
‘Canada’s failure to act on social policy has come with a human cost’ – CMAJ editorial
  
2/3/2020
To kick off Heart Month, UHN News tells the story of Darko Zlatanoski, who was given a new lease on life after a heart transplant at UHN.
Darko Zlatonoski
‘I have been given a second chance to live’
  
1/30/2020
Key milestones for electronic system giving patients access to their personal health information so they can make better and more informed decisions in their care.
myUHN logo
myUHN Patient Portal celebrates third anniversary, 100,000 patient enrolments
  
1/29/2020
To mark Bell Let’s Talk Day on Wednesday, advanced practice nurses at UHN highlight the importance of having conversations about mental health with patients.
Linda Liu (L) and Shannon Wright
‘The conversation needs to begin somewhere’
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