The department of human nutritional sciences is hosting a public lecture on satiety and weight management by Dr. Susan Raatz, nutrition scientist with the USDA. In addition, attendees will have a chance to interact with experts from human nutritional sciences to discuss the role of food in maintaining health and to sample some healthier versions […]
March 20th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Agriculture, Health, Outreach, Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceutica, human ecology
March 7th, 2013 · No Comments · Health, News Release, Nursing, Research
Roberta Woodgate, Faculty of Nursing professor at the University of Manitoba, has been awarded a research chair in child and youth health from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).
Woodgate has been a trailblazer in this area of medical research. Prior to her research in this field, the voices of children and youth were […]
December 3rd, 2012 · No Comments · Health, Medicine, News Release, Research
Researchers at the University of Manitoba now have access to more than 12 million anonymized provincial lab records says a new report from the Faculty of Medicine. The new source of information comes from the Cadham Provincial Laboratory which has been Manitoba’s public health lab for over 100 years. The lab focuses on detecting and […]
November 8th, 2012 · No Comments · Health, Medicine, News Release, Nursing, Pharmacy, Research
Prescription medications remain one of the most common causes of severe adverse reactions in clinical medicine, accounting for an estimated 1,800 to 10,000 deaths annually in Canada. The need for drug safety research using an evidence-based approach has been clearly understood for decades, but such research has suffered from a lack of national coordination. The […]
October 22nd, 2012 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Advisory, Health, Indigenous, Medicine, News, Outreach
The University of Manitoba and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) are hosting a public forum to discuss tuberculosis, which is sadly not, as many think, a disease of the past.
True, overall TB rates are declining but in Manitoba and Nunavut, for example, rates are increasing. Experts will discuss this and other aspects of […]
October 11th, 2012 · No Comments · Health, Medicine, News, News Release, Research
A new report from the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Medicine finds that Manitoba children have been making some gains in health and social outcomes, but children from lower income areas generally experience poorer outcomes than children from high income areas.
The study, titled How are Manitoba’s Children Doing published by the Manitoba Centre for Health […]
October 4th, 2012 · No Comments · Health, Medical Rehabilitation, Medicine, News Release, Nursing, Research, Social Work, human ecology
As more Manitobans age into their golden years, the need for long-term care also increases. In fact, by 2031, all Baby Boomers will be 65 or older. Almost half will be older than 75, presenting a growing challenge for long-term care strategies.
A new report from the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Medicine estimates how much […]