November 14, 2010
One of the largest, most extensive worldwide investigations into heart failure, led by the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI), conclusively proves that a new therapeutic implant synchronizes and strengthens a fading heart beat while reducing risk of death by 24% compared to the current...
September 9, 2010
OTTAWA September 9, 2010 — New analysis of a landmark health survey by the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) shows that 70% of Ontario adults are either overweight or obese, and have a strong prevalence of high blood pressure that could lead to heart attack or stroke.
June 15, 2010
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) is testing Canada’s first in-hospital program to screen and treat patients for diabetes, a growing epidemic in much of the Western world. The program is expected to lead to new ways to identify and cope with one of the most important risk...
April 22, 2010
Olympic figure skating heroine Joannie Rochette teams with the University of Ottawa Heart Institute for the iheartmom campaign to both raise funds to improve research, education and treatment for women and heart disease, while raising awareness of the No. 1 killer of Canadian women
March 31, 2010
One of the largest research studies into cardiac computed tomography (CT), conducted at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI), shows that the high-speed advanced imaging technology can identify and predict patients at risk for heart attack and death.