It used to be that women were given pap tests every year to screen for cervical cancer, but those tests also provided an annual opportunity for doctors to screen for infections such as chlamydia by taking separate samples from the vagina.

Doctors should push for STI testing: U of T expert

With more Canadian families becoming caregivers for people living with dementia, it's important to establish positive relationships with loved ones who will be receiving the care, says Dr.

When caring for relatives with dementia, develop a good relationship: U of T expert

Depression is prevalent in older people and is often a greater challenge to treat, says Dr. Alastair Flint, a professor in the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine.

There’s no one solution for treating depression in seniors: U of T expert

 It is crucial to know the signs of a stroke and get help right away when symptoms suddenly strike, says University of Toronto’s Dr. Gurpreet Jaswal.

That means calling 911 immediately.

U of T expert on knowing the signs of a stroke – and acting quickly

It’s common to see palliative care as a last resort, says Dr.

Doctors' Notes: Palliative care benefits both patients and families

With its heat and humidity, summer is the season for breathing problems, like asthma flare-ups and aggravation of bronchitis. But Dr. Samir Gupta, an assistant professor in U of T’s Faculty of Medicine and a respirologist at St.

Asthma: U of T expert says breathing problems are often under-tested and over-treated

Ontario and some other provinces pay for people between the age of 65 and 70 to get the shingles vaccine, but everyone over the age of 50 should consider getting the vaccine even if means paying for it yourself, a University of Toronto medical ex

U of T expert on the importance of getting shingles vaccine if you're 50 and older

It’s that time of year again, when the days become shorter – especially after the clocks get turned back early Sunday morning – and people begin to feel the effects of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).

Feeling SAD? Head toward the light, advises U of T expert

The news that 72 new genes associated with breast cancer were identified by scientists around the world, including five teams from the U

New research findings on breast cancer could dismantle the one-size-fits-all approach for prevention and screening: U of T expert

We’re living through an important moment where people who have been through traumatic experiences feel more comfortable coming forward with their stories, says Dr. Dana Ross.

How trauma affects the brain: U of T expert

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It used to be that women were given pap tests every year to screen for cervical cancer, but those tests also provided an annual opportunity for doctors to screen for infections such as chlamydia by taking separate samples from the vagina.

With more Canadian families becoming caregivers for people living with dementia, it's important to establish positive relationships with loved ones who will be receiving the care, says Dr.

Depression is prevalent in older people and is often a greater challenge to treat, says Dr. Alastair Flint, a professor in the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine.

 It is crucial to know the signs of a stroke and get help right away when symptoms suddenly strike, says University of Toronto’s Dr. Gurpreet Jaswal.

That means calling 911 immediately.

It’s common to see palliative care as a last resort, says Dr.

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