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June 28, 2022

Reproductive control of Indigenous women continues around the world, say survivors and researchers

Survivors of forced sterilization and coerced contraception from Canada, Peru and Indonesia will meet with researchers to share stories, heal and advocate for change.

Featuring Denise Spitzer, Read More
June 24, 2022

Preventing mental health lessons from getting lost in translation

An online resource that teaches mental health literacy is getting a cultural makeover.

Featuring Yifeng Wei, Read More
June 24, 2022

How menstruation and hormonal contraceptives affect blood sugar levels during exercise in women with T1D

Regular exercise provides important health benefits, but fear of dangerous drops in blood sugar during and after physical activity is a barrier to exercise for people with type…

June 24, 2022

Accelerating precision health for ovarian cancers

A pathologist recreates disease in a petri dish to tailor cancer treatments

Featuring Cheng-Han Lee, Read More
June 24, 2022

Experiments will determine if ketone supplements can protect kids from chemotherapy-induced heart failure later in life

As a result of advanced diagnosis and treatment, many children survive their cancers. In fact, the five-year survival rate for childhood cancer is now almost 80 per cent.…

June 16, 2022

Recognizing family violence as a serious public health issue

This Edmonton project will measure readiness of Primary Care Networks to offer interventions and support.

Featuring Stephanie Montesanti, Read More
June 15, 2022

Mitochondria may hold the key to sex-specific therapies that improve long-term heart health for babies

As many as 20 per cent of pregnancies are affected by complications that can lead to long-term heart problems for babies. A common complication, called fetal hypoxia, occurs…

June 15, 2022

A tiny molecule could unlock the potential of inhalable vaccines

A researcher’s work seeks the key to allowing inactivated vaccines to be inhaled instead of injected.

June 15, 2022

Connecting with communities to improve sleep education

WCHRI summer student says research in public health will inform his future career as a physican

Featuring Kate E Storey, Read More
June 13, 2022

Reducing the complications of twin pregnancies

Áine Brislane is working to understand the cardiovascular health of both mother and fetuses during twin pregnancies to reduce complications