A balanced diet should include a variety of vegetables.
Research at the Lady Davis InstituteSpring 2015

Long-term benefit of popular diets
still up in the air

In the short term, popular commercial diets can probably help in losing weight—but keeping it off is another matter.

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Dr. Mark Wainberg received the 2014 John G. Fitzgerald - CACMID Award in Victoria, B.C., this past spring from Heather J. Adam, President of the Canadian Association for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.
Fall 2014Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Microbiology award for Dr. Mark Wainberg

Dr. Mark Wainberg, head of HIV/AIDS research in the Lady Davis Institute at the JGH, has been awarded the 2014 Cubist-ICAAC (Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy) Award, the most prestigious honour of the American Society for Microbiology.

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Fifth Annual Scientific Retreat of Lady Davis Institute
Fall 2014Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Overview of LDI research at annual scientific retreat

Scientists, clinicians and trainees of the Lady Davis Institute at the JGH gathered in late May for the fifth Annual Scientific Retreat, where presentations were delivered about significant research in the LDI’s six primary issue areas.

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Dr. Samy Suissa
Fall 2014Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Weekend deaths more likely for certain hospitalized patients

People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or pneumonia are more likely to die during a weekend stay in hospital, concludes a study conducted by Dr. Samy Suissa, Director of the Centre for Clinical Epidemiology in the Lady Davis Institute at the JGH.

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Dr. Mark Eisenberg and research assistant Carolyn Franck have collaborated on a systematic review of existing research into the safety and effectiveness of electronic cigarettes.
Fall 2014Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Can e-cigarettes help smokers butt out?

Dr. Mark Eisenberg, a researcher at the Centre for Clinical Epidemiology in the Lady Davis Institute at the JGH, has received more than $800,000 to lead a randomized clinical trial to determine whether electronic cigarettes can help smokers kick the habit.

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