Women experience half of all strokes in Canada, but they are more likely to die from their stroke than men. The clinical and research teams at Hamilton Health Sciences are trying to change that outcome.
An interventional cardiology team led by Dr. Tej Sheth at Hamilton General Hospital conducted the world’s first clinical trial of a new hybrid imaging catheter on a patient. Read more
From the moment Madison “Madi” Leal from Guelph was born, her parents Sarah and Luis knew she would have a unique journey in life.
Someone suffers a stroke every 10 minutes in Canada, which is one reason why the specialized stroke services at Hamilton General Hospital are so vital to the 2.3 million people who live in south-central Ontario. Read more
“I suddenly felt like a ragdoll and started to collapse,” recalls Patricia McAlister, who was at home in Stoney Creek when a spell of weakness hit her in August 2017. Read more
“The headaches kept getting worse,” recalls Lisa Allain of Welland. “Then I started to feel nauseous and I was having trouble finding words. I realized that something was seriously wrong after I had a seizure.” Read more
“We believe you and we’re here to support you.” Read more
On average, the specialized trauma team at Hamilton General Hospital is called into action to save a life more than twice a day. Read more
Jeff and Jennifer Wolfenden of Hamilton were surprised to learn how much they had in common. Read more
Though losing a loved one is devastating, donating their organs and tissues can provide hope in a time of grief, and can mean the difference between life and death for a transplant recipient. Read more