COVID-19 claims the life of 24-year-old James Kondilios, former world-class power lifter and award-winning scientist

Family and friends are in shock following the death of 24-year-old James Kondilios after he tested positive for COVID-19.  Key points: James Kondilios was a healthy 24-year-old and was double-vaccinated…

Clinical practice guideline panels lack diversity, study shows

January 06, 2022 3 min read Source/Disclosures Disclosures: Persaud reports funding from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, Ontario SPOR Support Unit, St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation and…

Year in review: Disparities in health care

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At what age should you stop?

Shoveling snow isn’t for everyone.  Thousands of people get injured and dozens die every year while taking care of the maligned winter chore. And for those of a certain age…

Queensland records one ‘probable’ COVID-19-related death, 4,249 new cases

A Queensland man in his late 30s has died of a “probable” COVID-related illness, authorities say, with the state recording 4,249 new infections in the latest reporting period. Key points: Testing is…

New heart cell may provide clues about congenital heart conditions

Share on PinterestScientists have identified a new type of heart cell. Elva Etienne/Getty Images Disturbances in a newly discovered type of heart cell may underlie certain congenital heart abnormalities and…