HOSPITAL-BASED SMOKING INTERVENTION expanding rapidly
- STOP In the Name of Health. DIIULIO, RENEE // RT: The Journal for Respiratory Care Practitioners;Jan2010, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p24
The article offers information on the smoking cessation program initiated by the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) in Ottawa, Ontario, to combat smoking by providing clinical intervention. The program is being expanded in association with the Horizon Health Network to 33 facilities...
- Ottawa Heart reports filing for medical isotope patent. // Medical Device Daily;8/26/2011, Vol. 15 Issue 163, p5
The article reports on the patent filed by the University of Ottawa Heart Institute for a technology that can replace the Chalk River nuclear reactor in creating medical isotopes for heart tests.
- Researchers find process that clears cholesterol and could reverse major cause. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;9/12/2011, Vol. 21, p88
The article reports on the discovery of researchers at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute regarding the use of the ancient pathway called autophagy in mobilizing and exporting cholesterol from cells which could reverse the major cause of heart attack.
- French at heart. Sullivan, Patrick // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/19/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 6, p750
Focuses on the University of Ottawa Heart Institute's development of software, French@Heart, which will attempt to teach doctors medical terms in French. Need for the program in light of possible bilingual hospitals in Ontario; Discussion of aspects of the software, such as a lexicon of medical...
- The Epidemiology of Smoking: Health Consequences and Benefits of Cessation. Fagerström, K. // Drugs;2002 Supplement 2, Vol. 62 Issue 11, p1
Tobacco use is the single most important preventable health risk in the developed world, and an important cause of premature death worldwide. Smoking causes a wide range of diseases, including many types of cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, coronary heart disease, stroke, peripheral...
- Arteries Improve After Smokers Quit, Study Finds. Marchione, Marilyn // Tennessee Tribune;6/23/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 25, p3B
The article presents results of the study conducted by Dr. James Stein and colleagues on the health benefit of quitting smoking.
- Stand by your man. Wharry, Steven // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/22/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 4, p548
Reports that the Board of Directors at the University of Ottawa Heart institute voted to reject the resignation of its head, cardiac surgeon Wilbert Keon. Reasons for the resignation, including Keon's being caught visiting prostitutes; Reasons that the board and others rejected the resignation;...
- Ottawa CAD study using Affymetrix SNP Array 6.0. // Cardiovascular Devices & Drugs;Jan2008, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p16
The article reports that the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) in Ontario is using the Affymetrix Genome-Wide Human single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) Array 6.0 for its whole-genome association study on coronary artery disease (CAD). Affymetrix noted that UOHI researchers will use...
- Affymetrix SNP Array used in Ottawa institute's study. // Medical Device Daily;12/17/2007, Vol. 11 Issue 228, p1
The article reports that the University of Ottawa Heart Institute is using the Affymetrix Genome-Wide Human SNP Array 6.0 of Affymetrix. The single nucleotide polymorphism is used for whole-genome association study on coroary artery disease (CAD). The researchers will use the array to screen the...