A student-led study on social housing by the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine found that Manitobans living in social housing face challenges accessing information about services available to them. The survey-based study follows the 2013 MCHP report Social Housing in Manitoba, which analyzed health data on […]
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December 10th, 2013 · No Comments · Health, Medicine, News Release, Nursing, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Research, Social Work, economics, human ecology
December 3rd, 2013 · No Comments · Health, Medicine, News Release, Outreach, Peers, Research, Staff, business, human ecology, psychology
Three University of Manitoba researchers with international reputations in their respective fields have been named some of Canada’s most powerful and influential women.
Drs. Joan Durrant, Joanne Keselman and Samia Barakat have been named as recipients of the Women’s Executive Network’s (WXN) 2013 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards. Co-Presented by Scotiabank and KPMG, these […]
December 2nd, 2013 · No Comments · Health, Medicine, News Release, Nursing, Research
The Canadian HIV Cure Enterprise (CanCURE), a collaboration of leading Canadian HIV/AIDS researchers, will undertake an innovative research program to find new effective approaches to cure HIV infection in humans. The project, led by Dr. Éric A. Cohen in Montréal and nine principal investigators across the country-including the University of Manitoba’s Dr. Keith Fowke-received $8.7 […]
November 19th, 2013 · No Comments · Health, Kinesiology, Medical Rehabilitation, News Release, Nursing, Outreach, Research, Sports
At Misericordia Health Centre, a University of Manitoba researcher and her team in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management are studying how to keep office workers healthier. Their findings may lead to changes in your work environment, at a reasonable cost to employers.
“Over the last decades, a shift towards the service industry has meant […]
October 31st, 2013 · No Comments · Biology, Health, Kinesiology, Medical Rehabilitation, Medicine, News Release, Nursing
A team of researchers at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada, has discovered a mechanism by which a mutated gene called TLS/FUS causes amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This is the first report describing how, at the molecular level, genes such as TLS/FUS cause ALS, and opens up avenues to possible new treatments.
Dr. Geoff Hicks […]
October 25th, 2013 · No Comments · Health, Medicine, News Release, Nursing, Outreach, Research
A study by the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) at the University of Manitoba has found that most Manitobans are living longer and the prevalence of many diseases has decreased. However, the study, which measured the health of Manitobans and their use of healthcare services also found that the health of those living in […]
September 25th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Health, Medicine, Outreach
On Monday, Sept. 30, Healthy Minds Canada (HMC) and its national research partners are hosting its fifth annual Open Minds Across Canada Mental Health Symposia, an event focusing on the mental health of Canadians.
This year’s theme — Using the Power of the Internet in Mental Health – will be addressed by two University of Manitoba […]