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Supporting the Next Generation of Indigenous Health Researchers

The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, announced today that the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) are investing $8M to form a cross-country mentorship network for First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples considering a career in...
28-Jun-2017 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Canada’s Top Health Researchers Recognized for Their Life-Changing Work

Canada is home to some of the finest minds working in health research today – researchers who are creating new scientific knowledge, strengthening the health care system and improving the health of Canadians and others around the world.
24-Apr-2017 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Canadian Researchers Join International Fight Against Zika

News release on the Zika virus
16-Mar-2017 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Preliminary Results of Canadian Phase I/II Clinical Trial of Balloon Venoplasty for CCSVI in MS Patients

News release from CIHR on Multiple sclerosis
8-Mar-2017 2:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

CIHR President Dr. Alain Beaudet Announces His Retirement From the Public Service

Dr. Alain Beaudet, President of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), has informed the Minister of Health, the Honourable Jane Philpott and the CIHR Governing Council, of his retirement from the public service and CIHR at the end of...
13-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Government of Canada Invests in the Country’s Most Promising Young Researchers

Government of Canada News Release on health research
3-Oct-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

GACD Tackles the Global Burden of Lung Diseases


Members of the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases are funding more than thirteen international research projects into the prevention and management of chronic lung diseases.
27-Sep-2016 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Investment of $16M Over Five Years to Combat Chronic Health Conditions

News release announcing funding for Chronic disease in Canada
2-May-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Shows Seniors with Dementia Are on the Rise

Study shows seniors with dementia are on the rise. Dr. Yves Joanette is available to speak about the disease.
22-Jun-2017 10:30 AM EDT

Canadian Researcher Wins Grant to Explore Promising HIV Vaccine

News release about promising research
18-May-2017 9:05 AM EDT

Spring Ahead! the Effects of Time Change on Health?

The effects of time change on health? Avancer l'heure, mais qu’en est-il de la santé?
9-Mar-2017 9:00 AM EST

Fall Back! the Effects of Time Change on Health

On Sunday, November 6, we will be turning our clocks back one hour to mark the end of Daylight Savings Time.
1-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EDT

Rio Olympics - Should you stay or should you go? / Jeux olympiques de Rio - Partir ou rester ?


With an estimated 500,000 visitors and 15,000 athletes due to visit Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Summer Olympics, there has been a lot of talk about the danger the Zika virus poses to public health.
25-Jul-2016 10:00 AM EDT

Rio Olympics - Beating the Heat / Jeux Olympiques De Rio - Vaincre La Chaleur


20-Jul-2016 8:00 AM EDT

ACL Injuries Strain More Than Our Knees (Rio Olympics) / Les Lésions Au Ligament Croisé Antérieur N’Affectent Pas Que Les Genoux (Jeux Olympiques De Rio)

6-Jul-2016 9:00 AM EDT

Heads Up – the Human Brain Holds Key for Healthy Future

Canadian Institutes of Health Research experts discuss brain-related diseases.
9-May-2013 10:00 AM EDT

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