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Women That Bleed

The TIME podcast is getting a bit of an update!  We would like to introduce: ‘TIME to Talk Science & Medicine’ with hosts Dr. Stephen Archer and Dr. Charlie Hindmarch. This new podcast is designed to highlight translational researchers at Queen’s University. Our goal is to focus on a translational researcher, to learn about where they’ve […]

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When lung cancer calls for extra help!

In medicine, we often use reviews and guidelines to inform best practices that are safe, and effective and are updated regularly based on new forthcoming evidence. The treatment of malignant superior vena cava syndrome, a rare condition where cancer causes obstruction to the blood flow to the heart, is less well studied and has not been reviewed […]

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Histamine Production by the Gut Microbiota Induces Visceral Hyperalgesia through Histamine 4 Receptor Signaling in Mice

Synopsys: Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a common disorder characterized by abdominal pain and altered bowel habits. While there may be multiple mechanisms that lead to development of IBS, the bacteria in our gut appear to play an important role in a number of IBS patients. We discuss novel research by scientists at Queen’s University […]

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From cardiology to coronavirus; how a team of international scientists pivoted their research to rise to a global challenge

Synopsys: In early 2020, Dr Archer (Queen’s University, Canada) proposed a novel mechanism for the way in which the SARS-CoV-2 virus responsible for COVID-19 might affect our lungs. He proposed that this virus causes damage to cells by targeting the powerhouse of the cells, structures known as mitochondria. Dr Archer has spent the last two years building an […]

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