TGWHF is taking our goal to raise $1 billion public. This “campaign of campaigns” is dedicated to highlighting what knowledge does to advance healthcare.
Here’s what knowledge can do…
Postpartum depression is a disabling but treatable mental disorder that is one of the most common complications of childbearing. Dr. Donna Stewart is recommending a tool for physicians to use to screen all new mothers for postnatal depression.
Treatment options are improving and are helping to give patients their lives back. This was the message given at the latest Movement Disorders Speaker Series at Toronto Western Hospital.
Little is known about Post Concussion Syndrome. Krembil Neurosurgeon and Concussion researcher, Dr. Charles Tator, has uncovered some key data that will help shed light on why it takes some patients so long to recover from concussions.
After being told that she would need a lung transplant or she could die within two years, Carol Doyle got a referral to Dr. John Granton, Head of the Pulmonary Hypertension Program at Toronto General Hospital. Her prognosis is promising.
Although breathing is not easy for Eileen Harvey, she lives her life the best she can, thanks to the respirology team at UHN.
Ever since his first day at TWH’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Clinic, Chris Leaman feels comfortable and cared for thanks to the efforts of his care team.
Canadian Pacific and the Canadian Football League have teamed up to support the PMCC’s Mechanical Heart Program during the CFL playoffs.
Can lungs survive outside of a body for 20 hours? Lung transplant surgeon Dr. Marcelo Cypel and team have proved that donor lungs can be preserved for longer time periods, resulting in better transplant outcomes.
Gillian Burley has spent the last four years battling life-threatening conditions that affected her ability to breathe. Today, she’s never felt better thanks to a dedicated UHN team.
Lorna Joseph suffered from shortness of breath for years without a proper diagnosis – until she met a UHN respirologist who helped her breathe easy again.
Lung cancer patient Garry Fay plays hockey, golfs, hikes and cycles – and is a long way from the days when he wasn’t sure he’d live much longer.