Cardiology

One in five male adolescents suffers from high blood pressure

Unhealthy levels of hypertension are increasing globally, especially during puberty, with boys affected three to four times more frequently than girls: Around 20% of male adolescents have elevated blood pressure. The main ...

Medical research

Creating universal blood-type organs for transplant

A study published in Science Translational Medicine performed at the Latner Thoracic Surgery Research Laboratories and UHN's Ajmera Transplant Center has proved that it is possible to convert blood type safely in donor organs ...

Medical research

New detailed immune-profiling method uses only DNA from blood

Flow cytometry is a powerful and complex technology used to count, sort or measure characteristics of cells and to detect biomarkers. It's also widely used in research, as well as in clinical studies and diagnosis of disorders ...

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