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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

CIHR Reaffirms Commitment to Indigenous Health Research

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Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) President Alain Beaudet, along with Vice Presidents Dr. Jane E. Aubin and Michel Perron as well as Dr. Malcolm King, Scientific Director of the Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health, participated in...
22-Feb-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Serious Food Insecurity in Canada’s Remote Aboriginal North

A new expert panel report on food security in Northern Canada, has found that food insecurity among northern Aboriginal peoples requires urgent attention in order to mitigate impacts on health and well-being.
9-Apr-2014 6:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

“Don’t Push Me Around! Limiting the Causes and Consequences of Bullying”

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CIHR Café Scientifique is presented by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and its Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health.
16-Oct-2013 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

CIHR Health Talks

Presented by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and its Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health.
24-Sep-2013 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

National MS Clinical Trial Receives Approval

The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, today announced that a national MS clinical trial has received the necessary medical and ethical approvals required to proceed. The clinical trial is a collaborative initiative between the...
28-Sep-2012 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Harper Government Invests in a Stronger Health Care System, Researchers to Study Programs for FASD and Autism in Atlantic Canada

The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, today announced funding for research that aims to help the parents of children diagnosed with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) and children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
26-Jul-2012 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

CIHR Wants to Give Reporters All the Background Information They Need About the State of Alzheimer’s Research in Canada

In light of the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference taking place in Vancouver next July, CIHR wants to give reporters all the background information they need about the state of Alzheimer’s research.
5-Jul-2012 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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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

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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

Autism Matters – to Everyone: Canadian Institutes of Health Research Experts Discuss the Autism Spectrum

25-Mar-2013 9:00 AM EDT

Canadian Institutes of Health Research Experts Discuss the Importance of Sexual Health

To raise awareness of sexual health, CIHR-funded researchers are available to discuss this important part of our lives and its impact on people’s physical and mental health.
5-Feb-2013 10:00 AM EST

CIHR Experts Discuss the Impact of Holiday Stress on People’s Health

10-Dec-2012 9:00 AM EST

Expert Alert: Stopping Bullies at Schools, at Work and Online

24-Sep-2012 11:45 AM EDT

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