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October’s Research and Innovation Honour Roll at Unity Health

Every month, researchers across Unity Health Toronto celebrate important honours, achievements and awards. Congratulations to our researchers who have been recognized this month! Dr. Kamran Khan Congratulations to Dr….

Advancing care for older adults with complex cancer at St. Michael’s

A team of surgical oncologists at St. Michael’s Hospital performed a total gastrectomy, distal pancreatectomy and splenectomy on a patient, marking the first time these complex cancer operations were…

Monitoring opioid prescriptions across Ontario

By Mary Dickie Dr. Tara Gomes Scientists at the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network have unveiled an interactive tool that shows opioid prescription rates across the province, enabling users to…

Ross procedure may provide longer survival and better quality of life, study suggests

By Ana Gajic Dr. Jan Friedrich The Ross procedure, a valve replacement surgery that is largely unused in practice, may provide long-term benefits including longer survival, less clotting and bleeding…

Two people a day die of opioid-related causes in Ontario: study

Tara Gomes The rate of opioid-related deaths in Ontario has increased almost four-fold (285 per cent) over the past 25 years, according to a new report by researchers at…