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Tue, 2018-08-14 15:36
By Mary Anne Beaudette

A group of local families is helping a Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) and Queen’s University research team study the effectiveness of a novel “exergaming” program – a technology that combines fitness and video gaming – to help improve physical activity and health in children with autism spectrum disorder...Read more

On the heels of another successful year, the members of the Kingston General Hospital (KGH) Auxiliary have announced a $2.5 million pledge for the next phase of redevelopment at Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s (KHSC’s) KGH site.

At the 113th Annual General Meeting this past June, KGH site auxiliary...Read more

A small group of local families is helping a Kingston Health Sciences Centre developmental pediatrician study the effectiveness of a novel exergaming program to increase physical activity and fitness in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

The pilot study is led by Dr. Dawa Samdup, a clinician-scientist with the KGH...Read more

For the third straight year a team of caped crusaders proved that even superheroes have to do their chores. On August 2, Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Spiderman, Thor and Captain America literally swung by to clean windows and bring smiles to pediatric patients at Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s KGH site....Read more

Kidney disease doesn’t just affect a patient’s body, it’s hard on their brain too -- but no one really knows to what extent.

Now, new research at Kingston Health Sciences Centre is offering intriguing insights into the kidney-brain connection that could change the way that kidney disease is assessed and...Read more

Kidney disease doesn’t just affect a patient’s body, it’s hard on their brain too -- but no one really knows to what extent. Now, new research at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is offering intriguing insights into the kidney-brain connection that could change the way that kidney disease is assessed...Read more

You might start hearing some extra noise around the Diagnostic Imaging department of the Kingston Health Sciences – Kingston General Hospital site in the upcoming week’s as construction will begin soon for a second MRI scanner.

“We are thrilled about moving forward with this initiative which will dramatically shorten wait...Read more

Each year Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 serves as a showcase for emerging leaders across the country, and this year a Kingston surgeon has been named to the prestigious list. KHSC Neurosurgeon, and Associate Professor at Queen’s University, Dr. DJ Cook was selected for the award...Read more

Saving lives is the specialty of trauma experts at Kingston Health Sciences Centre and now they’re taking the basics of one of their most critical skills—stopping uncontrollable bleeding—directly to the public. The goal is to train people to act quickly in emergencies such as a mass shooting or explosive event.

“Uncontrolled bleeding...Read more

The worlds of physiotherapy and psychology might seem unrelated. However, one physiotherapist at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) wants to find out if blending the two fields can lead to better patient care.  

Kyle Vader has worked in the Chronic Pain Clinic at the Hotel Dieu Hospital site of KHSC...Read more

An innovative clinic for patients of the ICU at Kingston Health Sciences Centre was recently recognized with an international award for its work in helping patients transition from the ICU back to their homes and community.

Known as the THRIVE Post ICU Clinic Collaborative award, this award recognizes up to...Read more

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