Nurse work environment influences stroke outcomes

Stroke remains a leading cause of death worldwide and one of the most common reasons for disability. While a wide variety of factors influence stroke outcomes, data show that avoiding readmissions and long lengths of stay among ischemic stroke patients has benefits for patients and health care systems alike. Although reduced readmission rates among various […]

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Could allergic reactions be prevented? Team identifies key protein that triggers symptoms

Spring is in the air, and that means allergic reaction-causing pollen is, too. It’s reported that 20 percent of the Canadian population lives with hay fever and nearly 10 percent have food allergies. And the problem is only getting worse. “Allergies are absolutely an epidemic,” says Brock University Associate Professor of Health Sciences Adam MacNeil. […]

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