Marcia Kaye (BA 1973 Victoria) is a journalist in Aurora, Ontario.
How the medical system is trying to wean patients off opioids
Prof. Ron Buliung describes how his daughter Asha’s life with a wheelchair profoundly changed him – and his research
More than two million Canadians don’t take their full dose of medications because of the cost. How can they be helped?
A U of T doctor is leading efforts to review the medical evidence for more than 2,200 commonly prescribed drugs
Can a group of Toronto hospitals eliminate medical errors?
Denied re-entry into the U.S. to complete his studies in public health, Khaled Almilaji finds a warm welcome at U of T
WinterLight Labs analyzes speech for evidence of even mild dementia. All patients need to do is describe a picture
10 tips from some of Canada’s top entrepreneurs
The procedure allowed Melissa Benoit to have a life-saving transplant
Research at the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research could one day eliminate the need for infants with heart problems to have more than one surgery
Researchers at the Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health have teamed up with a First Nation in northwestern Ontario to solve a generation-old medical mystery
U of T scientists are using a powerful new technology to alter DNA and possibly cure disease
Proteins and RNA all play a part in this age-old defense against invading viruses
Drawing the line at “designer babies”
When it comes to legalizing marijuana, drug and public health experts caution that “the devil is in the details”
A “black box” for the operating room is leading to improved training for physicians and better knowledge of surgical errors
Arts grad Dani Reiss wanted to become a writer, then realized there was more than one way to tell a story
Drug-resistant infections are a man-made problem. Is it one we can solve?
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), these are considered the most urgent or serious threats
Dr. Allison McGeer gives advice on the use of antibiotics
By fortifying two everyday foods, Prof. Levente Diosady aims to reduce malnutrition worldwide
An Internet-based surveillance system gives physicians the ability to track dangerous new strains of tuberculosis in real time
A U of T project aims to bring better mental health to a country where most illnesses go untreated
Machine-made skin being developed at U of T may be safer, faster and cheaper than traditional grafts
Researchers are developing better ways to detect serious illnesses before they become life-threatening – and while they’re still treatable
From X-rays to MRI
Autistic children develop better communications skills when using iPads, researcher finds
What one of the world’s largest mortality studies is teaching us about public health
Why improving the well-being of people in other countries should concern Canadians
Master’s student Eric Wan helped develop software that allows anyone, including people with severe physical disabilities, to make music
A technology developed at U of T to analyze cells could lead to earlier disease diagnoses and more targeted treatments
Scientist Stephen Scherer aims to uncover the genetic causes of an incurable neural disorder
Contrary to stereotypes, most autistic children don’t bang their heads, and fewer than one per cent are brilliant savants
Autism isn't preventable or curable. So why pursue genetic testing?
Reproductive science has made huge strides over the past 30 years, bringing hope to millions of infertile couples. But some formidable barriers remain
Even with the best medical technology, most women over 40 have little chance of getting pregnant
Quebec covers three cycles, but most provinces don’t cover infertility treatment
Stem cell medicine may soon generate new treatments for any condition where cells have been damaged, such as heart disease, diabetes – even blindness
Research is pointing to new treatments for the millions of North Americans who suffer from sleep disorders.
Specially engineered tissue patches could help heart attack patients fully recover
After years of incremental progress, spinal cord repair is edging closer to reality