Dr. Chris Evans is no stranger to traumatic injuries. In fact, as the head of Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s (KHSC) trauma service, he sees the impact they can have on patients and families every day. But a new study is shining the light on the long-lasting effects of trauma that...Read more
For the past several years, Kingston has been classified as an endemic region for Lyme disease. It is now also home to a new multidisciplinary research network that will bring together scientists, physicians, and patients to further investigate the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of the tick-borne illness.
The ...Read more
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
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
Patients with aortic valve disease have a new option for treatment at Kingston Health Sciences Centre. The treatment approach, first used at Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s (KHSC) Kingston General Hospital (KGH) site in 2016, involves a keyhole surgery to replace a diseased valve with a new prosthetic one that needs...Read more
As tick season gets underway, a research team at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) 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...Read more
KINGSTON, ON -- Groundbreaking research by KGHRI clinician scientist Dr. Stephen Archer was celebrated today with the opening of the William J. Henderson Laboratory, home of the Archer Laboratory Program on Cardiovascular Sciences and Mitochondrial Biology.
The laboratory, located in Botterell Hall, Queen’s University, was established thanks to a $500,000...Read more
A synthetic stool treatment transplanted during a proof-of-concept trial at Kingston General Hospital has been shown to cure those who experience chronic C. difficile infections.
The results of the trial were published in Microbiome, a peer-reviewed scientific journal and were part of a co-authored study written by...Read more