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Last-minute entry into global trial stops metastatic throat cancer in its tracks

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 3:12pm

Darrell Karnes was lucky to get in under the wire on the last day a clinical trial for the targeted therapy, panitumumab, was accepting...

Trial drug gives Wedgeport man his legs and his life

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 1:18pm

In 2013, Raymond Boudreau of Wedgeport, N.S., was a very sick man. Two years had passed since he’d been diagnosed with metastatic kidney...

NSHA-Dal infectious-diseases specialist launches hepatitis C immunity study in PEI correctional centre

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 4:03pm

It is the beginning of the end for hepatitis C, according to Dr. Lisa Barrett, a clinician scientist in the Division of Infectious Diseases...

Improving organ quality: Research chair seeks solution to fatty liver challenge

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 1:48pm

An organ has to be in good condition to tolerate the rigours of transplant – being removed from the donor’s body, drained of...

Connecting the Dots Between Hepatitis C and the Aging Immune System

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 3:00pm

Dr. Lisa Barrett is shedding light on how the immune system could be boosted to regain vitality into old age.

Community Cardiovascular Hearts in Motion: reducing risk and saving lives

Friday, May 30, 2014 - 8:05am

Since 2006, Hearts in Motion has helped more than 2,000 at-risk patents.

Care By Design provides seniors with continuity and quality of care

Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 10:42am

Care By Design allows family physicians with an interest in geriatrics to provide primary care to a nursing home’s residents.

Canadian Perioperative Anesthesiology Clinical Trials network meeting held in Halifax

Friday, January 10, 2014 - 1:36pm

Canada’s top perioperative clinical trials researchers met in Halifax for the Canadian Perioperative Anesthesiology Clinical Trials...

New approaches to psychosis give hope for better outcomes

Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 11:30am

Psychotic disorders come in many forms, from many causes. People experiencing psychosis may see or hear things that other people don’...

Clinical trials pave the way to control and prevent diabetes

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 11:18am

More than 70,000 Nova Scotians have type 2 diabetes and the rates continue to climb with the rising levels of obesity.