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Researchers Under the Scope

Aug 29, 2021

Taking a daily puffer with inhaled corticosteroids is a mainstay for millions of people who have eosinophilic asthma.

But doctors don't always know what dosage will be most effective for their patients, in preventing inflammation.

Up to now, studies of different corticosteroids have been hit and miss, with a patchwork...

Aug 15, 2021

Our podcast host, Jen Quesnel, has undergone two Caesarian sections -- lifesaving interventions that deliver babies safely.

She's not alone. In Saskatchewan, roughly one quarter of mothers giving birth are doing it via abdominal surgery. More than one in three births in British Columbia are C-sections. 

After avoiding...

Aug 1, 2021

One patient Shivani Tauh interviewed had to remove his ventilator tube to speak with her.

Another told her it felt 'disingenuous' when able-bodied health care providers looked at his spinal cord injury and assured him 'this will pass'.

Shivani Tauh kicks off our undergraduate summer research series in this episode,...