Biomedical technology

Researcher develops bilingual health care app

With hospital emergency departments overwhelmed and Canadians feeling frustrated by a lack of primary care access, a free webapp developed at the University of Ottawa is providing trusted information about preventative health ...

Oncology & Cancer

Stemming colorectal cancer in Latin America

Little is known about colorectal cancer screening strategies throughout the Western Hemisphere, with the exception of the U.S. and Canada. In a recent study by Regenstrief Institute, Indiana University School of Medicine, ...

Health

The slowly evolving truth about heart disease and women

A century ago, so little was known about heart disease that people who had it resigned themselves to years of bed rest or, worse, an early death. Even less was known about how heart disease affected women—because nobody ...

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Physician

A physician, medical practitioner, doctor of medicine, doctor of osteopathic medicine, or medical doctor practices medicine, and is concerned with maintaining or restoring human health through the study, diagnosis, and treatment of disease and injury. This is accomplished through a detailed knowledge of anatomy, physiology, diseases and treatment — the science of medicine — and its applied practice — the art or craft of medicine.

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