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A small chip under the skin may predict second stroke

For patients who have experienced certain common types of stroke, a small chip inserted under the skin may help physicians predict their likelihood of experiencing a second stroke, and therefore their likelihood of benefiting from preventive therapy. The findings come from a recent clinical trial published in the Journal of the American Medical Association and… Read More »

As we enter The Great Unknown, the second wave of COVID-19, is Canada better prepared than we were before?

Article content continued In addition to the sheer magnitude of the backlog, “obviously, the impact on our patients has been a profound one,” Irish says. As Canada prepares for the great unknown, a predicted resurgence of COVID-19 in the coming weeks and months, that is one lesson that can be taken from the first ripple.… Read More »

How a Jewish ghetto beat a typhus epidemic during the second world war

By Alice Klein Jewish civilians were forcibly removed from the Warsaw ghetto by German SS soldiers during an uprising in May 1943US National Archives / Alamy Jewish people confined inside a Nazi ghetto during the second world war were able to curb a massive typhus outbreak by introducing similar infection control measures to those being… Read More »