As a result of significant investments in sophisticated, innovative research on new medications and treatments, scientists are beginning to unlock solutions to...

Financial experts will tell you it’s never too early to start saving for retirement. Many Canadians take that advice to heart, dutifully contributing to RRSPs,...

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic condition that causes the body’s immune system to attack the joints, resulting in inflammation, swelling and pain. Finding an...

It’s easy to take one’s mobility and independence for granted. Climbing onto a chair to reach the highest cupboard – no problem. Descending a flight of stairs to...

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is not a simple diagnosis. It is a chronic condition, which means that there is no cure. However, it is possible to manage and...

While the prospect of managing multiple myeloma can be truly daunting, there are things that patients can do to look after themselves as they live with the...

This article, describing and debunking some of the common myths about osteoporosis, appeared in The Huffington Post in November 2016. It has been republished...

Multiple myeloma has no cure. But it is treatable. The disease occurs in the bone marrow, where blood cells—oxygen-carrying red blood cells, blood-clotting...

Going to the hospital is rarely a pleasant experience. Whether you’re the patient or visiting a loved one, being in a hospital can often be stressful and...

Each day, eight Canadians are diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cells found in bone marrow. Although there is currently no cure for the...

Staying active while managing the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis can be a challenge. Rheumatoid arthritis is a disease that causes the body’s immune system to...

What’s the first thing you think of when hearing the word “fracture”? Maybe a small break, like the kind your children or grandchildren might get from falling off...

A biologic medicine is a drug that is created from living cells and is used in the treatment of conditions including anemia, diabetes, inflammatory bowel...

As you get older, your risk of breaking a bone can increase – especially if you have osteoporosis.  Even something as simple as lifting a heavy grocery bag,...

Suffering from a fracture can dramatically change your day-to-day life. Osteoporotic fractures can cause an independent, active individual to become...

The Fragile Truth about Fragility Fractures You may not have heard of fragility fractures, but there’s a chance you’ve heard of osteoporosis – a condition that...