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Full-dose blood thinners decreased need for life support and improved outcomes in hospitalized COVID-19 patients in international trial

January 22, 2021 — 
Full dose anti-coagulation (blood thinner) treatments given to patients hospitalized for COVID-19 reduced the requirement of vital organ support in a large clinical trial conducted worldwide.  With large numbers of COVID-19 patients requiring hospitalization, this treatment is expected to reduce the pressure in intensive care units around the world.

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Roberta Woodgate in 2019

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Nursing prof focuses study on mental health model for First Nations children

January 19, 2021 — 
Dr. Roberta Woodgate, a distinguished professor with the College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and Canada Research Chair was recently awarded nearly $1.3 million from CIHR for a five-year project

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Teamwork skills developed through interprofessional curriculum

January 18, 2021 — 
As part of the interprofessional collaborative care (IPCC) program, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences students learn how to communicate effectively as a team, in person and through written online discussions. What was unplanned last term was that they received experience communicating as a team through online video. 

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Water flows from a metal pipe into a river.

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Research project to analyze human viruses in Winnipeg’s rivers

January 15, 2021 — 
A student in the VADA Program will test treated wastewater that flows into the Red and Assiniboine Rivers for human viruses, including the one that causes COVID-19.

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CBC op-ed: UM researchers discover unexpected ‘silver linings’ of pandemic lockdown

January 11, 2021 — 
In these stressful times, people can experience post-traumatic growth — positive changes — that may occur following a major life struggle. 

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Photos of the plane crash victims are displayed on a table, with candles lit in front of the photos, at a vigil on Jan. 10, 2020.

Honouring those lost on Flight PS752

January 6, 2021 — 
One year ago, UM lost five community members. A new fellowship and scholarship help mollify the pain by continuing their legacy

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Dr. Martin Brotman

Dr. Martin Brotman tribute

December 23, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba has lost a distinguished alumnus and lifetime friend of our university community, Dr. Martin Brotman, [BSc(Med)/62, MD/62, DSc/09].

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New issue of RadyUM magazine available online

December 23, 2020 — 
Discover the latest accomplishments of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences community in the just-published, online-only Winter 2020 issue of RadyUM magazine.

For those who teach children ages five and under, communicating while wearing a mask may have special challenges. (Shutterstock)

Top Conversation Canada stories of 2020

December 22, 2020 — 
Take a look at illuminating research written by members of our community

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International trials of blood thinners in critically ill COVID-19 patients pause due to futility

December 22, 2020 — 
Three clinical trial platforms working together to test the effects of full doses of anticoagulants (blood thinners) in COVID-19 patients have paused enrollment for one group of patients.

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