Extensive Study in Canada to Assess COVID-19 Vaccine Immune Responses and Effectiveness among People Living With HIV
People living with HIV are less likely to mount an adequate immune response, which may put them at higher risk for both serious COVID-19 illness and reduced response to COVID-19 vaccination.
Physician burnout was already on the rise before the pandemic, says Dr. Khan, noting the COVID-19 pandemic tripled the odds that physicians said they felt burnout.
Shoppers Drug Mart is helping to improve addiction treatment and care for all Canadians by supporting pharmacist training and education led by the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU).
At the St. Paul’s Sinus Centre, a team of researchers is investigating whether an inexpensive and widely available over-the-counter medication could be used to stop COVID-19 in its tracks.
“The biopsy was very challenging and uncomfortable…it sounds like a gun going off,” said Simon. “I have talked to other guys who have said you definitely don’t want to have a biopsy if you can avoid it.”
“We did not observe an increase in suicides during this period. If anything, we saw a slight decrease,” said Dr. Barbic, an emergency physician at St. Paul’s Hospital and a clinical assistant professor at the UBC Department of Emergency Medicine.
For Dr. Mary De Vera, a diagnosis with colorectal cancer at 36 was the start of a whole new program of research.
With National Nursing Week here, Agnes Black has one request: let’s scale back the ‘nurses are heroes’ talk.
Celebrated annually on April 22, Earth Day raises awareness about environmental conservation and encourages people to be more environmentally conscious. To mark the day, we’re shining a spotlight on a St. Paul’s Hospital recycling champion.
The Vancouver Airport Authority and WestJet have released study findings today showing that rapid antigen testing is an effective, acceptable and cost-efficient method for screening travellers and contributes to safer and healthier air travel.
The findings were proven through the YVR-WestJet COVID-19 Testing Study, a research project led by the University of British Columbia (UBC) and Providence Health Care (Providence) alongside project sponsors, WestJet and the Vancouver Airport Authority.
Of 600 YVR passengers tested, all were COVID-negative