August 21, 2017
Heart damage (cardiotoxicity) is a known risk for women treated with chemotherapy for early stage breast cancer. As breast cancer treatment has become more successful, more women are surviving a breast cancer diagnosis. However, there can be short-...
August 8, 2017
Researchers have discovered that a protein called cardiotrophin 1 (CT1) can trick the heart into growing in a healthy way and pumping more blood, just as it does in response to exercise and pregnancy. They show that this good kind of heart growth is...
July 27, 2017
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute is proud to welcome two new researchers and three new physicians.
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July 13, 2017
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) in partnership with the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine is proud to announce that Dr. Mireille Ouimet (PhD), Scientist at UOHI, and Assistant Professor in the Department of Biochemistry,...
June 28, 2017
Legalized Marijuana and Your Heart
Cardiovascular experts weigh in on what we do and, in many cases, don’t know...
June 15, 2017
For the 2017 Ottawa Race Weekend, the Heart Institute’s Heart Wise Exercise program set up a group of patients, alumni, staff and families and friends to participate in the 10k walk...
May 29, 2017
Many People at Risk of Heart Attack See No Need to Improve Their Health
Nearly one in five Canadians at highest risk of having a heart attack don’t...
May 5, 2017
Ontario will invest an additional $7.9 million in the University of Ottawa Heart Institute that would provide faster access to health care, expand crucial services and procedures, and improve the experience of patients....
May 4, 2017
Myocardial Blood Flow with SPECT Imaging
Nuclear cardiology at the Ottawa Heart Institute has recently developed a method to measure...
May 1, 2017
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Thais Coutinho as the new Chief of its Division of Prevention and Rehabilitation, and Chair of its Canadian Women’s Heart Health Centre....