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September 22 Bringing the geriatric medicine community online, one tweet at a time
September 22 Researchers examine whether religion influences rates of cervical cancer screening
September 19 India has avoided 1 million child deaths since 2005, new study concludes
September 18 Planning makes perfect in stairwell demolition project
September 14 Most people newly recommended to take statins are from disadvantaged backgrounds, less likely to have health insurance and take medications as prescribed: study
September 8 NICU preemies tackle their fall reading list
September 6 CFD winner of 2017 ASPIRE award
September 6 Older adults who are frail are more likely to have negative outcomes following trauma, new study finds
September 5 Open Mike with Joseph Hall
August 30 Researchers discover that MRI can measure kidney scarring and predict future kidney function
August 30 ED renovation will open doors to better patient flow
August 24 Brain recovery longer than clinical recovery among athletes following concussion, new research suggests
August 22 New report finds number of people being prescribed opioids to treat pain in Ontario stabilized, but many still exceed recommended daily dose; Growing number of people being treated for opioid addiction
August 22 Contact in sports may lead to persistent differences in the brains of young, healthy athletes, study finds
August 18 Health team exploring how to prescribe income security
August 11 Two St. Michael’s researchers succeed in CIHR’s most recent grant competition
August 9 Study in mice may reveal insights into causes of miscarriages for some women
August 8 Q&A with Saro Ganeshapillai
August 3 ‘Black box’ founders using artificial intelligence & research collaborations to further improve surgical safety
August 1 It’s official – welcome to our new health network!
July 28 Patients form Ontario support network for inflammatory muscle diseases
July 27 Large gaps remain in colorectal cancer screening rates between poorer, immigrant Canadians and wealthier, long-term residents, study finds
July 26 Review finds potential for unintended consequences of limiting surgical residents’ training hours
July 24 Lost in translation
July 21 Inpatient geriatric consultation team investigates the big picture behind a hospital visit
July 20 Urban Angel Golf tournament celebrates 30th anniversary
July 20 Dr. Flora Matheson receives grant for problem gambling research
July 20 ’Think you can shrink?’ provides an alternate reality
July 19 St. Michael’s Family Health Team celebrates two years in Regent Park
July 19 Small number of physicians account for majority of the drug prescriptions used to treat people battling opioid addictions, study finds
July 18 High-dose vitamin D doesn’t appear to reduce the winter sniffles for children
July 17 Clinic for women with bleeding disorders follows women through life cycles
July 13 St. Michael’s physicians riding for trauma survivors
July 11 Canadian babies and toddlers are heavier and longer than WHO Child Growth Standards
July 5 Standing on the shoulders of giants: five minutes with Dr. Maria Jogova, chief medical resident
July 5 Staff safety is patient safety: St. Michael’s commitment to prevent staff injury
June 30 Psychosis linked to higher misdiagnosis rates in dementia patients, study suggests
June 29 New opioid use in older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease associated with increased risk of cardiac death
June 28 St. Michael’s researcher named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40
June 27 Concussion assessment recommendations not followed during last World Cup, research finds
June 26 American Academy of Nursing inducts nurse and researcher Dr. LaRon Nelson
June 14 How planned shutdowns keep the hospital running
June 13 St. Michael’s awarded Green Hospital of the Year
June 7 Drinking non-cow’s milk associated with lower height in children
June 6 New stent expands treatment options for critically ill patients
May 31 St. Michael’s opens first phase of new Emergency Department
May 30 Dr. Elisa Greco first in Canada to perform vascular procedure using new device
May 24 Article of the Year for Canadian health policy research
May 26 Kangaroo Challenge highlights importance of skin-to-skin care for babies
May 25 Indigenous researchers receive $2.6 million grant from Merck Canada Inc. for Indigenous maternal and child health program in Ontario
May 24 Plan early, talk often: normalizing end-of-life planning in the cystic fibrosis clinic
May 19 Four St. Michael’s scientists awarded Canada Research Chairs
May 17 HealthBound brings together startups and hospitals to solve pressing health-care problems
May 15 New research shows relationship between outdoor air temperature and likelihood of developing gestational diabetes
May 14 Baby-proof vest: Info Desk staff member helps with two births in one year
May 13 A mom-and-daughter nursing team
May 13 New cozy cloths aid preemies' development
May 12 Q&A with Stephanie Lucchese
May 11 Building resiliency, in the workforce and on Facebook
May 10 Dr. Teodor Grantcharov appointed Keenan Chair in Surgery
May 9 Problem Gambling: A Guide for Helping People Experiencing Poverty
May 9 Study finds low rate of cancer screening among transplant patients at heightened risk of cancer
May 5 Stop, clean your hands! Hand-hygiene rates jump in the ICUs
May 5 Study examines 'watch-and-wait' approach for people with rectal cancer
May 4 Providing personalized bereavement care
May 1 Dr. Stella Ng appointed newest chair at St. Michael’s
April 26 Radiologists using natural language processing for better search results
April 24 Research finds new information about elevated number of male babies born to Indian-born women in Canada
April 24 A new approach to visiting and family presence
April 20 Two people a day die of opioid-related causes in Ontario: study
April 17 'You leave your hemophilia at the door': New gene therapy offers hope
April 13 It’s construction season in downtown Toronto
April 13 Helping people get the treatment they need for problem gambling
April 12 St. Michael’s 2017-18 Quality and Safety Priorities
April 11 Higher tobacco taxes needed to reduce smoking rates in South Asia, new analysis says
April 10 From paper-based to ironclad
April 4 Walking on air
April 3 St. Michael’s working on test to diagnose Parkinson’s disease
April 1 Retinal unit eyes even better safety with new technology
March 29 Traumatic brain injuries in emergency departments a substantial economic burden, study finds
March 28 Early-detection tool improves foot surveillance for patients with diabetes
March 27 Global health researchers receive $500K grant to build capacity and exchange global talent
March 24 Dr. Ryan Brydges appointed new professorship and Sim Centre director
March 24 St. Michael’s scientists 'mind' their own business
March 21 Cart full of fun helps seniors ACE their hospital stay
March 16 What makes a great TEAM? HUGS!
March 15 Food facts vs. fiction: Our dietitians’ most-trusted online resources
March 13 Lay health educators could improve cancer screening rates among South Asians in Peel Region, new study suggests
March 13 Study finds differences in lifespan between Canadians and Americans with cystic fibrosis
March 10 New group provides resources and peer support for trauma survivors
March 7 St. Michael’s Dr. Janet Smylie receives grant from Slaight Family Foundation
March 6 Speedy CT scanner can cut radiation doses in half
March 1 Q&A with Dr. Linda Maxwell
March 1 History of incarceration linked to subsequent homelessness, study finds
February 28 St. Michael’s takes steps to address gender gap found at its research institution
February 27 Universal public coverage of essential medicines would improve access, save billions
February 27 Researchers develop list of “essential medicines” they urge Ottawa to provide free to all Canadians who need them
February 24 Then and now: Tower site was once home to Toronto’s first black church
February 24 Hearts in the right place
February 22 Incarceration linked to excess burden of cancer, new study finds
February 21 Code Pink training tests knowledge and ability to work as a team
February 16 Our experts share heart health tips
February 15 New tool helps radiologists study ordering patterns to reduce unnecessary tests
February 8 Dr. Ori Rotstein appointed first Keenan Chair in Research Leadership
January 25 A discussion about suicide and depression in support of #BellLetsTalk
January 17 Q&A with Kyle Weir
January 12 Well Living House seeks to understand healthcare gaps among Toronto’s Indigenous communities through research project
January 10 SimMom brings simulation closer to reality
January 4 Previously unpublished research calls into question efficacy of most commonly prescribed medication for nausea in pregnancy
January 3 Business as usual for St. Michael’s Emergency Department during expansion