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B.C. medical researchers offer treatment by prevention for hepatitis C (Dr. Julio Montaner)

While stressing there is still work to be done when it comes to fighting HIV/AIDS — other provinces have not seen the same progress as B.C., and rates remain high in some First Nations communities — Dr. Montaner said one area he is watching is treatment of hepatitis C.

B.C.’s Julio Montaner, Wally Buono named to Order of Canada

World-renowned HIV/AIDS researcher Julio Montaner and BC Lions general manager Wally Buono are two of six British Columbians named to the Order of Canada, the country’s highest civilian honour.

Julio Montaner, Jack Austin, Joanne Sullivan Douglas, Olav Slaymaker, Barry Downs enter Order of Canada

Five Vancouver residents have joined the illustrious club known as the Order of Canada.

Local AIDS researcher calls for more federal support (Dr. Julio Montaner)

He has just been named to the Order of Canada for his decades of work researching HIV/AIDs and now, Dr. Julio Montaner, the director of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, is using his moment in the sun to highlight what more can be done to help provide support to doctors looking for better treatments and perhaps a cure for HIV/AIDS.

Vancouver doctor named to Order of Canada for contributions to HIV/AIDS research (Dr. Julio Montaner)

He’s considered a global leader in HIV/AIDS research, and today he was acknowledged for his efforts.

B.C. AIDS therapy pioneer Julio Montaner appointed to the Order of Canada

Physician and researcher Julio Montaner has been named an Officer of the Order of Canada for his leadership in developing HIV/AIDS treatments and for establishing a new global standard of care, pioneered here in B.C.

Dr. Julio Montaner appointed Officer of the Order of Canada

Just a month after B.C. recognized him for a lifetime of work in HIV/AIDS, the Governor General has appointed Dr. Julio Montaner as an Officer of the Order of Canada.

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.

Six tips to eat healthy for the holidays (Providence Health Care)

“Eat, drink and be merry” is synonymous with holiday festivities, but that doesn’t have to mean paying for it in the new year.

Service providers warn despite provincial efforts, mental health care stuck in crisis mode (St. Paul's Hospital)

At the end of an eventful year for mental health care in Vancouver, stakeholders say more should be done to address problems before they reach a crisis point.


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