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brainXchange, Alzheimer Society of Canada and the CCNA proudly presents Dr. Serge Gauthier as he discusses the new and evolving elements of research on dementia. This webinar will take place on Sept. 13th from 12:00 - 13:00 EDT. Registration is free, but spaces are limited.

Michelle Kho of McMaster University presented about their clinical trial.  In‐bed cycling uses special equipment that attaches to a patient’s hospital bed, allowing them gentle leg exercise while in the ICU. The main goal of this research program is to see if patients who need a breathing machine recover faster if they receive early in-bed cycling than those who do not.  

Friday, September 16, 2016

The common end point for all liver diseases is cirrhosis, a condition in which the scarred liver is no longer responsive to treatment and continues to deteriorate potentially causing death if there is no intervention. Liver transplantation is a life-saving option. However, many people cannot receive a liver transplant due to critical organ donor shortages across the country. Under the supervision of Dr. Puneeta Tandon, Emma Hjartarson will survey patients with cirrhosis and note their readiness for advanced care planning (ACP), their understanding, and expectations.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Aboriginal peoples in Canada (First Nations, Inuit, Métis) get arthritis more often and more severely than non-Aboriginal peoples. In Aboriginal communities, access to medical care is often poor. We know that Aboriginal communities function best when the community is involved, but little is known about strategies that involve family members in the management of arthritis.

The Centre for Studies in Aging and Health hosted our June Research and Innovation in Aging Forum featuring Dr. Kevin Woo's presentation "Wound Bed Preparation From Evidence to Policy Development" on Tuesday June 21st from 4-5pm at the Learning and Leadership Centre, Providence Care, Mental Health Site, 752 King St. W. Kingston, ON. To view the archived webinar click here.