Another Day at the office…

September 25th, 2015

One of the world’s leading authorities on schizophrenia, “Dr. Bill” (as he is known to patients) is a fixture on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, where about 300 of his patients live.

St. Paul’s nursing class of ’65 gathers for reunion

September 24th, 2015

It would be impossible to calculate the hours of patient care and family comfort provided by the women who gathered at St. Paul’s on Thursday, Sept. 17, to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of St. Paul’s School of Nursing’s Class of 1965. But not so impossible to recall the era these young women were about to […]

Experts call for study of possible therapeutic uses of psychedelic drugs

September 10th, 2015

BY MIKE HAGER, THE GLOBE AND MAIL, SEPTEMBER 8, 2015 A group of medical researchers is calling for further study into how those with mental illnesses and addictions could benefit from psychedelic drugs such as acid and MDMA, which they say could one day be combined with psychotherapy and counselling to replace daily doses of widely […]

Local researchers receive funding for arrhythmia studies

September 4th, 2015

Drs. Jason Andrade and Andrew Krahn from The Institute for Heart + Lung Health at St. Paul’s Hospital, were among six researchers who have received two and three-year strategic research grants totaling over $2.4 million from the Canadian Arrhythmia Network (CANet). Dr. Jason Andrade received $450,062 (with $1,667,000 matching funds) for his study “Early Invasive vs. […]

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