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November 29, 2021

A flood of relief for incontinence

Many affected women are embarrassed about their common urinary condition. But help is here.

Featuring Jane A Schulz, Read More
November 17, 2021

Spotlight on: child health researcher Rachel Flynn

Rachel Flynn, an assistant professor in the Faculty of Nursing, is evaluating the sustainability of evidence-based innovations used to improve child health outcomes—an understudied yet critically important area of research.

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November 17, 2021

Just stop talking about weight with kids, says public health PhD grad

Alexa Ferdinands’ research explores the impact of obesity-related stigma on young people — and how to end it.

November 4, 2021

Indigenous mentorship program uses research to foster young people’s mental, physical and spiritual health

What started as a bid to reduce rates of Type 2 diabetes has led to friendships, opportunities and success for children and youth across Canada.

Featuring Kate E Storey, Read More
October 27, 2021

Infections from respiratory viruses follow a predictable seasonal pattern, researchers find

Viral infections peak in January and bottom out in June, with worse seasons every second year — an ebb and flow that could help the health-care system plan ahead.

Featuring Michael Hawkes, Read More
October 20, 2021

Mentorship key to breakthrough science in women and children’s health

Placenta in a petri dish just one innovation that is attracting top students and research dollars to Alberta.

Featuring Meghan Riddell, Read More
October 4, 2021

Anne Hicks on the Children’s Environmental Health Clinic as an example of precision health research

As the sixth presenter for WCHRI’s Precision Health Research Seminar Series, Anne Hicks sat down with us to discuss the role of environmental exposures in children's health.

Featuring Elizabeth Hicks, Read More
September 24, 2021

Women’s health research spotlight: Craig Steinback

As an exercise physiologist in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation, Craig Steinback researches blood pressure-related illnesses during pregnancy.

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September 17, 2021

Women’s health research spotlight: Nese Yuksel

Women's health researcher is passionate about bringing her clinical experience into her research.

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September 9, 2021

Researchers take the first steps towards treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders

PhD student unlocks understanding around how neural stem cells can restore proper brain connectivity

Featuring Anastassia Voronova, Read More