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Innovative Surgical Procedure Saves the Lives of Cardiac Patients

Dr. John Webb and his colleagues at Vancouver’s St. Paul’s Hospital are making open-heart surgery a thing of the past, saving the lives of patients not viable for conventional heart surgery. ... Read more

Posted: 21 October, 2011

New research program investigates leading cause of death for women in BC

Providence Health Care and the University of British Columbia announce the establishment of the first research program in B.C. to focus on the impact of gender-based differences on cardiovascular disease (heart disease and stroke). ... Read more

Posted: 19 October, 2011

Request for Proposals: Jean-Francois Bowden Fund

The St. Paul’s Hospital Healthy Heart Program is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals for two awards created in the memory of Jean-Francois Bowden to reflect his dedication to cardiovascular disease prevention and rehabilitation, and the use of information technology.... Read more

Posted: 13 October, 2011

Smoking cessation: slowing the decline of lung function in COPD

As part of an international research study called ECLIPSE, researchers found that quitting smoking is still the best antidote to slow progression of the disease.... Read more

Posted: 03 October, 2011