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Doctor’s efforts make community hospitals hubs of healthcare research

Doctor’s efforts make community hospitals hubs of healthcare research

Posted Jan 12th, 2023

A Niagara Health intensivist’s efforts to grow a national community hospital research network continue to gain momentum while raising the profile of research at Niagara Health.

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Niagara Health contributes to study comparing masks in preventing COVID-19 transmission among healthcare workers

Niagara Health contributes to study comparing masks in preventing COVID-19 transmission among healthcare workers

Posted Dec 7th, 2022

Findings show that both medical masks and N95 respirators work equally well in protecting against the respiratory virus.

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Niagara Health cancer doctor’s research finds specialized radiation treatment poses few risks of side effects

Niagara Health cancer doctor’s research finds specialized radiation treatment poses few risks of side effects

Posted Nov 30th, 2022

Dr. Eric Nguyen compiled the largest body of data yet to help radiation oncologists make more informed decisions about using stereotactic body radiation therapy to treat lung and bone cancers that have metastasized.

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Study co-authored by Niagara Health doctor increases treatment options for prostate cancer patients

Study co-authored by Niagara Health doctor increases treatment options for prostate cancer patients

Posted Oct 28th, 2022

Findings will help cancer doctors better treat recurring prostate cancer in those choosing a non-standard approach as first-line treatment.

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How a hematologist is leading the efforts to use blood wisely

How a hematologist is leading the efforts to use blood wisely

Posted Aug 15th, 2022

Dr. Mohammad Refaei’s efforts to help his colleagues make the most informed decisions about administering blood transfusions have earned Niagara Health national recognition.

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Research Day celebrates growth of health-related research in Niagara

Research Day celebrates growth of health-related research in Niagara

Posted Apr 28th, 2022

More than 110 researchers across Niagara and Hamilton participated in Niagara Health’s second Annual Research Day.

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Niagara Health’s second Annual Research Day to take place April 28

Niagara Health’s second Annual Research Day to take place April 28

Posted Apr 25th, 2022

Researchers across Niagara and Hamilton will be gathering virtually for Niagara Health’s second Annual Research Day to share their findings and ideas to improve overall health and well-being, patient outcomes and the way care is delivered in our communities and beyond.

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Niagara Health's second Annual Research Day to take place April 28, 2022

Niagara Health's second Annual Research Day to take place April 28, 2022

Posted Apr 5th, 2022

Niagara Health’s second Annual Research Day will take place virtually on Thursday, April 28, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

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Two new ICU research studies underway at Niagara Health have potential to impact patient care locally and across the country

Two new ICU research studies underway at Niagara Health have potential to impact patient care locally and across the country

Posted Nov 16th, 2021

Niagara Health has two new Intensive Care Unit (ICU) research studies underway, one to better understand health outcomes for COVID-19 patients and the other to inform the development of a national strategy to expand clinical research in community hospitals in Canada. 

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Intensive Care Unit Research Program is Niagara Health’s 20th Leading Practice

Intensive Care Unit Research Program is Niagara Health’s 20th Leading Practice

Posted Mar 24th, 2021

A Niagara Health program that fosters research in the Intensive Care Unit has been internationally recognized as a Leading Practice by Health Standards Organization and Accreditation Canada.

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