Research Highlights

 

 
Certain Antidepressants Linked to Reduced Risk of Stroke
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, the most commonly prescribed antidepressants, were associated with a reduced risk of ischemic stroke in comparison with those medications that increase serotonin le...

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CCNA at the LADY DAVIS INSTITUTE
ANNOUNCING THE SECOND PHASE OF FUNDING FOR THE CANADIAN CONSORTIUM ON NEURODEGENERATION IN AGING (CCNA)

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More in-depth tumor analysis presents new therapeutic options for patients with advanced cancer
The Segal Cancer Centre is the only Canadian site to participate in an international effort to match patients with personalized medications by delving deeper into tumor biology, offering better options for...

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Jewish General Hospital pioneering new clinical trial to study treating breast cancer without surgery
The Jewish General Hospital is the first hospital in Canada to enroll a patient in an international clinical trial to determine whether some breast cancer patients can completely avoid surgery.

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Obesity, but not age at puberty, associated with increased risk of developing multiple sclerosis
An extensive genetic study conducted at the Lady Davis Institute finds that obesity, rather than early puberty, may be influencing increasing rates of multiple sclerosis.

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Scientific journals fail to enforce standards for reporting on clinical trials in non-regulated health care interventions
Surgery, rehabilitation, psychology, nursing, and nutrition journals fail to enforce registration standards for reporting on clinical trials of healthcare interventions: only 4% of primary trial outcomes c...

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Study shows potential misuse of off-label prescription of gabapentinoid drugs
Epidemiologists at the Lady Davis Institute discover that a drug frequently used as an alternative to opioids in treating pain carries some similar potential risks for patients.

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A new “atlas” of genetic influences on osteoporosis will unlock better treatment options
Identifying more than 500 genetic determinants of bone mineral density, researchers expect to provide new opportunities for the development of novel drugs to prevent or treat osteoporosis.

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Common treatment for type 2 diabetes associated with rare, aggressive cance
Incretin-based drugs used to treat type 2 diabetes are associated with bile-duct cancer, a very rare but also extremely aggressive and deadly cancer, finds a study conducted at the Lady Davis Institute.

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NFL gives significant funding to help youth ‘Shred’ the burden of concussion
Epidemiologist from the Lady Davis Institute serves as co-principal investigator of a ground-breaking pan-Canadian research program on injuries to high school athletes.

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