Heart/Lung

Christmas ‘miracle’ gives Comox man new lease on life (St. Paul's Hospital)

The Davies family — Tim, his wife Andi, and children Charlotte, 10, and Oliver, 7 — experienced a true Christmas miracle last year.

St. Paul’s telecardiology program gives heart patients health care at home

St. Paul’s Hospital, the leading heart disease centre in B.C., is offering patients outside the Lower Mainland a way to visit a cardiologist without having to travel to Vancouver.

Your Health First - Mediterranean Diet (Dr. Andrew Ignaszewski, St. Paul's Hospital)

Today we're focusing on preventative health care such as fitness and diet because we all know it takes a combination of exercise and diet to really keep your health in good shape.

Two giants of medicine to receive honorary degrees (Dr. James Hogg)

McGill will present honorary degrees to two giants of medicine next month at a scientific symposium being held jointly with the McGill University Health Centre in celebration of the opening of the Glen site.

St. Paul’s Hospital to launch Mediterranean diet course for the public

St. Paul’s Hospital is making plans to train hundreds, if not thousands, of people to eat according to the principles of the life-saving Mediterranean diet.

Even mild stenosis linked to death in diabetes (St. Paul's Hospital)

An observational study showed that even modest coronary plaque causing no symptoms has a long-term impact on mortality and heart disease in diabetes.

Mild coronary artery disease puts diabetics at cardiovascular risk (St. Paul's Hospital)

New study results dispute the belief that diabetic patients with mild or non-obstructive coronary artery disease have a lower risk of major adverse cardiovascular events and death than their counterparts with obstructive disease.

Even mild coronary artery disease puts diabetic patients at risk (St. Paul's Hospital)

According to a new long-term study, diabetic patients with even mild coronary artery disease face the same relative risk for a heart attack or other major adverse heart events as diabetics with serious single-vessel obstructive disease.

Study could change how heart attack patients are treated (Dr. Dion Stub)

A new study led by a Vancouver-based doctor could change the way heart attack patients are treated around the world.

Oxygen damaging to heart attack victims: study (Dr. Dion Stub)

The century-old practice of giving oxygen to heart attack patients may do more harm than good, suggests new international research led by a Vancouver-based cardiologist.

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