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Study: Surgery, counselling may reduce deaths

Study: Surgery, counselling may reduce deaths

A new study shows that both surgery and in-hospital addictions counselling can significantly reduce mortality in injection drug users with serious heart valve infections.

Fighting to win the war against epilepsy

Fighting to win the war against epilepsy

You can’t describe Sophie Cowin without more than a mention of the epilepsy that relentlessly threatens her life. But you also can’t define the 17-year-old solely by her seizures.

Western to host Arrhythmia Network

Western to host Arrhythmia Network

Thanks to funding from the federal government, Western will be the home of the newly established Canadian Arrhythmia Network (CANet), part of the Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE).

Bootcamp targets gap in radiation oncologist training

For the patient with laryngeal cancer – a cancer of the voice box – radiation therapy can be a lifeline. Alternately, it could be the thing that takes the patient’s voice, before the disease takes their life.

Technology teamup targets liver cancer

Technology teamup targets liver cancer

Western has teamed up with the Centre for Imaging Technology Commercialization (CIMTEC) and Claron Technology Inc. in developing hardware and original software modules in the treatment of liver cancer in developing countries.