RSV Hits Winnipeg Childrens Hospital
Severe respiratory illness caused by deadly viruses has led Children's Hospital in Winnipeg
to transfer patients to other //hospitals.
Children affected by Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) occupy all eight beds at the hospital’s pediatric intensive care unit, said Dr. Cheryl Greenberg of the...
Humans Weren't Always 'So Special,' Expert Says
"Most explanations on the evolution of primate brains are based on data from living primates," Mary Silcox, an anthropologist at the University of winnipeg
in Canada and a research associate at the Florida Museum of Natural History at the University of Florida, said in a school news release.
New Hope for Walking Normally, Living Better With Cerebral Palsy
... pattern--an effect that often continues even when it isn't being worn.
Yoram Baram, a computer science professor and incumbent of the Roy Matas / winnipeg
Chair in Biomedical Engineering at the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, developed the GaitAid Virtual Walker in collaboration with several ne...
CIHR announces $4.4 million to improve mental health of Canadians
... This release is available in French .
(July 18, 2008) Funding of $4.4 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) was announced today by Steven Fletcher, MP for Charles...
WellPoint Appoints Raj G. Bal as President of Individual Business
...r in Milwaukee. Bal
has a B.A. in Economics from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, and
a M.B.A in Marketing from the University of Manitoba in winnipeg
WellPoint is the largest Individual under 65 insurer with 2.5 million
members. Our affiliated companies offer a variety of individual heal...
Humor plays an important role in healthcare even when patients are terminally ill
...15 healthcare staff, including nurses, doctors, a social worker and physiotherapist.
Her colleague Joanne Major from the Health Sciences Centre in winnipeg
spent 72 hours in an intensive care unit, observing and carrying out semi-structured interviews with 15 nurses.
Despite major differences between t...
NCFAD Nominated As Reference Laboratory for Bird Flu and BSE
...eference laboratory by the world organization //for animal health for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad-cow disease and bird flu.
lab can now provide scientific and technical training for scientific personnel around the world, develop new techniques for diagnosis and perform chec...
Chronic Facial Pain Tackled By Cortex Stimulation
...anadian patients with facial pain caused by nerve damage or stroke. But now we can treat upto 50 per cent by the new therapy – said Dr. Jerry Krcek of winnipeg
Health Sciences Centre.
Dafoe is now able to ride a bicycle and be off all her medicines. So, doctors are planning to start a follow up research o...
The Heart Transplant at Edmonton Hospital
... doctors are happy that the transplant was a success.
An eight-week-old winnipeg
// boy underwent a heart transplant surgery at the Edmonton hospital just... the problem in his heart.
Jennifer Martens his mother was brought from winnipeg
and admitted in the Edmonton's Stollery Children's Hospital.