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Facing Up to Our Mistakes: An Apology to the LGBTQ2 Community

Media Pitch: As a diverse minority group, LGBTQ2 individuals have faced, and continue to face, various forms of discrimination, which result in reduced access to health care, a greater likelihood of becoming homeless and a high risk of being bullied...
28-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Government of Canada Announces Investment of More Than $40m in Child Health Research

November 20, 2017 – Toronto, Ontario – Canadian Institutes of Health Research
20-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Preserving Antibiotic Effectiveness: It’s a Question of Life or Death

World Antibiotic Awareness Week, November 13-19
14-Nov-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Six World-Class Research Teams to Investigate Overcoming Therapeutic Resistance in High Fatality Cancers

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the Azrieli Foundation and the Israel Science Foundation (ISF) are pleased to announce the recipients of the Joint Canada-Israel Health Research...
30-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program

Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program / Programme de recherche en santé Canada-Israël
30-Oct-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Government of Canada Invests in Lifesaving Opioids Research

7.5M grant will fund research into preventing opioid overdoses and treating opioid dependency.
14-Sep-2017 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Government of Canada Invests Over $21M in Innovative Health Research

Today, the honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, was at the CHU de Québec – Laval University Research Centre, to highlight a total investment of over $21M in cutting-edge research from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.
14-Sep-2017 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Dr. Karim Khan Named Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis

Announcement for a new Scientific Director at CIHR
31-Jul-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Health Impacts on Families Affected by Winter Storm

5-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST

Your Diagnosis May Surprise You: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Media Pitch
13-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST

When Will the Violence End? / À quand la fin de la violence?

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women in Canada / Journée nationale de commémoration et d’action contre la violence faite aux femmes au Canada
4-Dec-2017 9:00 AM EST

The Risk Remains Real: HIV/AIDS / VIH/Sida : Le Risque Demeure Bien Réel

29-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST

Overcoming Opioids: Researching Mental Health and Addiction

Media Pitch: People with a mental illness are twice as likely to have a substance use problem compared to the general population. At least 20% of people with a mental illness have a co-occurring substance use problem.
27-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST

Remembrance Day: Can Exercise Help with PTSD?

CIHR-promoted researchers explore Post-traumatic stress disorder
9-Nov-2017 9:00 AM EST

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

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