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Jun 8, 2018 | Research

Please join us in congratulating Ms. Barbara Farrell, PharmD, on the receipt of the Exceptional Achievement in Research Award! This award, presented by the Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA),

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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)...

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Apr 27, 2018 | Research

Bruyère has been selected as the recipient of funding from the Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation (CABHI), through their Spark Program and Researcher-Clinician Partnership Program (RCP²).

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Apr 13, 2018 | Research

Bruyère Research Institute (BRI) launched an innovative technology to promote exercise for older adults in Bruyère’s outpatient rehabilitation and long-term care programs.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Mar 5, 2018 | Research

Through the HSRF Program Awards, Ontario is investing $27.94 million over three years to improve the health of Ontarians.

Patient Going Home
Feb 20, 2018 | Research

A new study from the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) shows end-of-life care like doctor house calls or in-home palliative care could reduce the chance of dying in hospital by about 50 per cent.

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Feb 15, 2018 | Research

A new guideline has been released to empower healthcare providers with the knowledge of how to deprescribe unnecessary medications in older adults with dementia, reducing potentially harmful or fatal consequences.