Beginning a conversation with patients diagnosed with a progressive life-limiting illness is challenging, distressing and unsettling for the patient, their family, caregivers and health care providers. However, having these conversations has been shown to have tremendous benefits for patients and results in improved quality of life.
“We know that when...Read more
As tick season gets underway, a research team at Kingston Health Sciences Centre is developing a simple tool to help doctors more quickly identify and treat Lyme carditis, a heart problem that has recently been linked to Lyme disease, a bacterial infection caused by tick bites.
Lyme carditis is an...Read more
A unique, team-based research program for helping patients with the most common form of heart arrhythmia has been awarded $500,000 from the W.J. Henderson Foundation.
The brainchild of KGHRI clinician scientist Dr. Ben Glover, the program will look at the effects of lifestyle changes on atrial fibrillation (AF). The most...Read more
Health research is entering an exciting new phase at Kingston’s academic and medical research institutions, and three clinician-scientists from the KGH Research Institute have taken to the airwaves to talk about it.
Drs. Stephen Archer, Paula James and Mark Ormiston were recently profiled on Blind Date with Knowledge, a new...Read more