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This Canadian-first trial at St. Joseph’s is exploring how phage therapy can stop life-threatening UTIs

The first Canadian study using phages to treat superbug infections is underway with scientists reporting a preliminary but encouraging early success case.


How do medical staff prepare for rare emergency events? An insider’s look into St. Michael’s simulation centre

Inside St. Michael’s Hospital a tense scene is unfolding. “The patient is a 32-year-old pregnant female,” Dr. Emily Austin, an emergency physician and trauma team leader, announces to the room. “Five minutes out.”


Caregivers need care too. At Providence’s Adult Day Program, there’s a celebration just for them

The Adult Day Program at Providence Healthcare, one of only two of its kind in Ontario to be open around the clock, is a place where adults living at home with cognitive impairment or dementia can come to the hospital site during the day for social and recreational programming, as well as personal care and assistance.


How is AI transforming health care? Unity Health’s VP of Data Science and Advanced Analytics answers

What is generative artificial intelligence (AI) and how will it – and other AI technologies – transform health care? Over the past year, chatbots like ChatGPT and image generators like DALL-E have become household names. At the same time, people are seeking to understand the impact that these AI-powered tools will have on daily life.

Last updated February 29, 2024