A study on social housing by the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) at the University of Manitoba has found that Manitobans living in social housing face increased levels of mental health issues, illness and teen pregnancy compared with those not living in subsidized social housing. In addition, women in social housing are less likely […]
June 5th, 2013 · No Comments · Health, News Release, Nursing, Outreach, Research, psychology
A University of Manitoba physicist is the recipient of $434,000 in research funding from the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation for a new method of detecting breast cancer using microwave technology instead of x-ray imaging.
Dr. Stephen Pistorius is studying new methods for detecting breast cancer using microwave technology instead of x-ray imaging. Such low-power electromagnetic waves […]
June 2nd, 2011 · No Comments · Health, Medicine, News Release, Research
Breast cancer affects thousands of people around the world. Approximately 23,000 Canadian women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year; as many as one in nine Canadian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. They now have additional cause for hope.
Research conducted by Davinder S. Jassal, associate professor of cardiology in the […]
June 1st, 2011 · No Comments · Health, News Release, Research
Results of a St-Boniface Hospital Research/University of Manitoba clinical study is expected to give hope to thousands of Canadian women each year.
The study will be presented at a news conference on Thursday, June 2, at 10:00 am.
Dr. Davinder Jassal, associate professor of cardiology, radiology and physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, and principal investigator, […]
June 4th, 2008 · No Comments · Advisory, News Release
The following University of Manitoba breast cancer researchers are available for comment today on breast cancer:
Dr. Leigh C. Murphy, Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, Chair, Breast Cancer Research Group at the University of Manitoba
Senior Scientist, Manitoba Institute for Cell Biology;
Research interests: Dr. Murphy’s research focuses on determining the mechanisms by which human […]