The next session of the award-winning Visionary Conversations series presented by the University of Manitoba will be held on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. Visionary Conversations is an engaging, interactive speaker series that brings together world-class minds to present and discuss issues with the audience that are critical to the future of our community, our country […]
Entries Tagged as 'Medicine'
April 16th, 2013 · No Comments · Health, History, Medicine, News Release, Outreach, Research
April 2nd, 2013 · No Comments · Medicine, News Release, Research
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has named University of Manitoba professor Hani El-Gabalawy as the new Scientific Director of the Institute for Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis (IMHA). This appointment marks the first time the U of M will be home base for a national research institute.
“I’m pleased to welcome Dr. El-Gabalawy to […]
March 21st, 2013 · No Comments · Health, Medicine, News Release, Research
A new study by The Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) at the University of Manitoba has found that Manitobans with chronic conditions visit doctor’s offices about seven times each year. The majority of the visits are to a family doctor.
The study, Understanding the Patterns of Ambulatory Care in Manitoba, looked at ambulatory care: any […]
March 20th, 2013 · No Comments · Education, Health, Kinesiology, Medical Rehabilitation, Medicine, News Release, Nursing, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Research, Students, human ecology, infrastructure, psychology
On Thursday, March 21, 2013, at 3:00 pm., Karina Cardona Claros, a student in the department of environment and geography, will be presenting a talk titled “Creative Skills for Confronting the Ableist City: Resisting Immobility Following Spinal Cord Injury.”
Cardona Claros will be telling the story of growing up with a visible disability, and how it […]
March 20th, 2013 · No Comments · Health, Medicine, News Release, Research
In the most comprehensive study of its kind, researchers found that patients taking higher strength statins face a small increase in the risk of acute kidney injury. Published in the latest issue of the British Medical Journal (BMJ), the research was conducted by the Canadian Network for Observational Drug Effect Studies (CNODES).
The study found a […]
March 15th, 2013 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Health, History, Indigenous, Medicine, News Release, Nursing, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Research, Science, environment, political studies, sustainability
Cancer is now the leading cause of death in Canada and infections are still a significant cause of death and suffering. It is becoming increasingly clear that infections cause many cancers with 20 per cent of cancers worldwide are caused by preventable or treatable infections such as H. pylori, the human papillomavirus (HPV) and hepatitis […]
February 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Medicine, News
Compiling true stories from his life as family doctor and emergency room (ER) physician, University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine Alumnus Donovan Gray [MD/87] has released a book of stranger than fiction vignettes.
Dude, Where’s My Stethoscope? is described as a vivid, true-to-life, sometimes sad and almost always hilarious story of what it’s really like to […]