A surgical procedure pioneered by UHN Neurosurgeon Dr. Michael Fehlings saved Trevor Griffith from paralysis. Now, Trevor is back to enjoying his life.
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A gift from The Joyce Family Foundation will boost UHN’s ability to expand minimally invasive surgery for older patients with spinal degeneration.
Shamsee Sanguinetti is one of approximately 400,000 Canadians living with Sjögren’s syndrome, an autoimmune disease that attacks the glands that make moisture, including tears, saliva and mucous.
Scientists from the McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine have developed the first functional pacemaker cells from human stem cells, paving the way for alternate, biological pacemaker therapy.
A North American collaboration and life-saving surgery at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre got Jennifer Picado to her university graduation.
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.