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A hospital stretcher
Jul 22, 2019 | Research

More Ontarians are ending up in emergency departments (ED) due to alcohol use, with the largest increases happening in women, and young adults between the ages of 25 and 29, according to a new study.

senior man and a child
Jun 25, 2019 | Research

We were pleased to participate in a campaign, alongside our partners like AGE-WELL, on empowering aging Canadians.

A senior woman is sitting on a bed in front of a computer screen
Mar 14, 2019 | Research

Article: Developing and testing technology to support dignity, independence, and the greatest quality of life for aging Canadians.

Dr. Frank noefel
Jan 22, 2019 | Research

Dr. Knoefel talks about The Bruyère Memory Program and the potential of “smart” sensors to identify changes in how people move and think as they get older, to learn patterns and intervene, if needed.

Radio station studio
Jan 14, 2019 | Research

Dr. Thomas talks about how technology can be used to detect changes in memory and functioning for individuals with cognitive impairment and dementia and research being conducted at Bruyère

A lady in a blue dress is standing in front of lab equipment
Jul 23, 2018 | Research

Dr. Francois Tremblay, Yekta Ansari, and Anthony Remaud are investigating the potential of thermal sensory stimulation to improve the motor function of stroke survivors.

Pills jar open sideway with pills in front
May 30, 2018 | Research

A group of Canadian health care professionals has developed the first evidence-based Deprescribing Guideline to reduce or stop the use of Benzodiazepines (BZRAs)...

woman name Simone Dahrouge is in front a of bookshelf smiling
Apr 5, 2018 | Research

A team at the Bruyère Research Institute is researching an approach that can help primary care patients access various health and social resources in the community.

Three woman smiling
Mar 28, 2018 | Research

BRI investigator Barbara Farrell and her team welcomes Dr. Ana Londoño from Spain as she completes a two-week observership at Bruyère.

Peter Tanuseputro and Dr. Claire Kendall
Mar 20, 2018 | Research

BRI investigators Dr. Peter Tanuseputro and Dr. Claire Kendall have been successful in their respective requests for funding from the Canadian Institute for Health Research.