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Physician researcher Dr. Liam Brunham and members of St. Paul’s Healthy Heart Clinic are organizing a public awareness-raising event for patients and family members with Familial Hypercholesterolemia.
Drs. Annalijn Conklin and Karin Humphries recently partnered with local urban Elders to listen to their experiences and discuss novel arts-based approaches to promote heart health among Indigenous women.
A new research project aims to improve the way youth in the emergency department are referred to community health services and to promote integration between these parts of the health system.
Centre for Heart Lung Innovation researchers theorize on why vaping has been connected to serious and fatal respiratory illnesses.
In 2017, Providence Health Care senior administrator Scott Harrison ended up in the hospital with septic shock. Read his personal story and learn what researchers at the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation are doing to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sepsis and septic shock.
September is Sepsis Awareness Month and Dr. Jim Russell, a Principal Investigator at the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation (HLI) at St. Paul’s Hospital, is being recognized as the world’s top expert in septic shock.
Researchers at St. Paul’s are involved in an international study to determine whether the Polycap (a single pill containing multiple medications) reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease events.
People living with osteoarthritis are at an increased risk of cardiovascular disease compared to the general population. the reason is not known but some preliminary research suggests that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) could play a role.
Dr. Knight is the new Vice-President, Research & Academic Affairs, Providence Health Care, and President of the Providence Health Care Research Institute.
B.C. saw a significant 40 per-cent jump in infectious syphilis cases from 2015 to 2016 and 30- to 35-per cent from 2017 to 2018.