Informing the debate on spanking

July 3rd, 2012 · No Comments · Medicine, News, News Release, Research

New study by University of Manitoba researchers examines the link between physical punishment and mental disorders
Harsh physical punishment, even in the absence of child maltreatment, is associated with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, substance abuse/dependence and personality disorders, a new study by University of Manitoba researchers concludes.
The study, published in the July 2 edition of the […]

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Let the aging, and studying, begin

June 21st, 2012 · No Comments · Centre on Aging, News, News Release, Research

With the opening of a new research site at Deer Lodge Centre this afternoon, Manitobans are now set to play a key role in a new and staggeringly ambitious national study of aging.
On June 21, the University of Manitoba, Deer Lodge Centre, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority,  and Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) cut the […]

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Largest Canadian aging study ever done launches tomorrow

June 20th, 2012 · No Comments · Advisory, News, Research

The University of Manitoba, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, Deer Lodge Centre and Canadian Longitudinal Study (CLSA) on Aging are hosting the grand opening of the Data Collection Site for the CLSA in Winnipeg tomorrow.
A news conference and ribbon cutting will take place tomorrow to launch the Manitoba component of this long-term study, which will be […]

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For the Last Time, Eat Your Activated Peas!

September 19th, 2011 · No Comments · News Release, Research, Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceutica

After eight weeks of consuming pea peptides, animal models genetically predisposed to develop high blood pressure saw significant reductions in their systolic blood pressure, food scientists at the University of Manitoba report.
Researchers from the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Human Ecology, and the Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals recently published their findings in […]

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Ensuring All Manitoba Children Receive Equal Health Care

August 30th, 2011 · No Comments · Health, News Release

A new program at the University of Manitoba will receive $2 million in funding over the next five years to tackle health and social inequity in Manitoba’s children.
The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, today announced funding to support the research project, “PATHS Equity for Children: A Program of Research into What Works to Reduce […]

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Labour Expert Available for Comment on Canada Post Strike

May 20th, 2011 · No Comments · Advisory, News

David Camfield, Associate Professor in the Department of Labour Studies, can speak to members of the media about the possibility, and implications of, a Canada Post strike.
Camfield has written numerous articles on public sector unionism. 
He can be reached at 204-474-9117 (camfield@ms.umanitoba.ca).

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Dental Researchers Tackle a Common and Chronic Childhood Disease

February 24th, 2011 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Dentistry

University of Manitoba dental researchers are working with colleagues from around the world to design a program that will reduce childhood caries among First Nations populations.
The unique program will launch this spring in communities across Ontario and Manitoba and it has been designed to specifically reach pregnant First Nations women. First Nations populations have higher-than-average […]

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