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