Image of brain scans

A team of scientists from across the globe have shown that the brains of patients with schizophrenia have the capacity to reorganize and fight the illness.  This is the first time that imaging data has been used to show that our brains may have the ability to reverse the effects of schizophrenia.  

LHSC: Victoria Hospital - 

A team of scientists from across the globe have shown that the brains of patients with schizophrenia have the capacity to reorganize and fight the illness.  This is the first time that imaging data has been used to show that our brains may have the ability to reverse the effects of schizophrenia.  

Schizophrenia is an illness generally associated with a widespread reduction in brain tissue volume.  However, a recent study found that a subtle increase in tissue also occurs in certain brain regions.

Photo of woman wearing TremorTek sensors

New technology developed in London provides a personalized therapy that gives new hope to tremor patients.

For patients who suffer from Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor, writing a grocery list or taking a drink from a cup can be a daily struggle due to disabling arm tremor. Now, technology developed in London provides a personalized therapy that is giving new hope for these patients.

Image of PET/MRI scan showing prostate cancer that was captured using PSMA probe

Marking the first time a PSMA probe has been used in Canada, Lawson scientists captured PET/MRI and PET/CT images from a 64-year-old prostate cancer patient on March 18, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Hospital. 

St. Joseph's Hospital - 

Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Canadian men. However, with improved testing and better treatment options, the number of deaths from the disease has been declining over the last several years.

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