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

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

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

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

Patients with aortic valve disease have a new option for treatment at Kingston Health Sciences Centre.

The new approach, first used at KHSC’s Kingston General Hospital site in December 2016, uses a sutureless valve and keyhole surgery to replace a diseased valve with a prosthetic valve that needs no stitching...Read more

A brand-new cardiac mapping tool for helping cardiologists more effectively address the most common form of heart arrhythmia is being used for the first time in Canada today at Kingston Health Sciences Centre.

The tiny, sensor-enabled device, called the Advisor™ HD Grid Mapping Catheter, is inserted into the heart, where...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

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