Research

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by Wendy Glauser

Breaking down barriers: Learning health system connects researchers, health professionals and communities

Too often, health-care innovations don’t actually improve health systems – the innovators haven't collaborated with patients, and doctors, and other stakeholders. But a different approach, the learning health system, is trying to change that.

by Max Binks-Collier

Could AI make health care more human?

An AI program in a Toronto hospital seems to be saving lives. Does it also offer a glimpse of a future in which AI makes health care more human, not less?

by Laurie Proulx Hilary Brown Yona Lunsky Lesley A. Tarasoff Kate Welsh

A call for inclusive health research

We need an inclusive approach to health research, one that engages the affected communities in all aspects of the research and that meets them where they are.

by John Fralick Michael Fralick

Episode 24 – Rapid Fire ID!

by Ken Jaques

Broad-brush criticisms ignore benefits of integrative medicine

Dear critics of integrative medicine, some of your critiques do have merit. But we do not support demonizing an evolving field of health care that could significantly improve patient outcomes.

by Yona Lunsky Sue Robins

‘Do you care about disabled people or not?’

Why aren't we gathering data about the effect of COVID-19 on adults with developmental disabilities? Is it because of underlying attitudes in health care that their lives matter less?

by Michael Fralick John Fralick

Episode 23 – Rapid Fire!

Cost, access are barriers to mental health services in Canada, international survey shows

The Canadian Institute for Health Information released a report that uses survey data to compare how Canadians experience the health-care system and their health behaviours to those of people abroad.

by Jim Woodgett

When research goes viral: Funding on COVID-19 variants is misdirected

As designed, the CIHR's funding opportunities to study the emergence of COVID-19 Variants of Concern (VoCs) are unlikely to achieve actionable results in a timeframe that could save lives.

by Steven Parker Erin Tighe

Fighting fire with fire: Managed Alcohol Programs need to be widely implemented

I park my car but before I get out of the parking lot I need to check on the man and woman under their cardboard box to ensure they are still breathing.

by Helen Senderovich

Intermittent Fasting: Changing the tides of dementia

IF has been shown to be an effective intervention against obesity, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and chronic diseases such as diabetes and cancer. But what about dementia?

by Françoise Baylis Landon J. Getz

Rush to risky challenge trials is unethical

by Laurie Proulx Manoj Lalu Kelly Cobey Donna Rubenstein

Fake journals in the age of fake news: the dangers of predatory publishing

by Paul Taylor

Will COVID-19 become like the annual flu?

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