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Blood thinner reduces strokes in patients with a type of atrial fibrillation

…study was funded by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, the Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, the Canadian Stroke Prevention Intervention Network (CSPIN), Hamilton Health…

Weekly Update on Hospital Capacity – November 9, 2023

…critical care capacity remains available for those requiring specialized care in our regional programs such cardiac, stroke, burns , neuro and trauma. We are currently at approximately 90% of pre-COVID…

Top 5 causes of emergency department wait times

…sickest patients across the region. For example, HHS is a regional centre for cardiac, stroke and trauma care. These heart attack, stroke and seriously injured trauma patients receive care first,…

Weekly Update on Hospital Capacity – November 2, 2023

…non-regional critical care to ensure that level-3 critical care capacity remains available for those requiring specialized care in our regional programs such cardac, stroke, burns , neuro and trauma. Additionally,…

Lower your blood pressure to avoid risk of stroke

June is stroke awareness month and October 29 is World Stroke Day. A stroke is when blood stops reaching any part of the brain, damaging brain cells. It is a…

Nearing the “Holy Grail” of anti-clotting drugs

…we know about how blood clotting works, the more we can treat damaging blood clots that cause stroke, heart attacks, and other serious medical conditions when they form abnormally inside…