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A female cancer patient looks out a window while propped up in a hospital bed.

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Rady researchers win awards to study tumour cells, cancer care inequity 

August 17, 2021 — 
Two scientists from the Max Rady College of Medicine are conducting research with the potential to improve cancer patients’ lives, thanks to funding support from the Canadian Cancer Society

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Dr. Ryan Zarychanski.

Wpg Free Press: Professor’s clinical trials put Manitoba on map

August 6, 2021 — 
'The University of Manitoba's Dr. Ryan Zarychanski led two of three large trial groups that pooled their data and found out the blood-thinner heparin can safely treat moderately ill COVID-19 patients'

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Illustration of COVID-19 virus.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Canadian-led international study: Full-dose blood thinners benefit moderately ill COVID-19 patients

August 4, 2021 — 
Collaborative international clinical trials testing full-dose anticoagulation with heparin (a blood thinner) in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 has found the treatment improves survival and reduces the need for vital organ support such as mechanical ventilation in moderately ill patients

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Building Vaccine Confidence – Online Event July 28th

July 20, 2021 — 
The Conversation Canada and the University of Manitoba have put together a special live video panel of experts to explore and explain vaccine hesitancy and discuss what can be done to promote vaccine confidence.

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A health-care worker wearing a face shield injects a needle into a client's arm.

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Future health professionals shine on vaccination front lines

July 20, 2021 — 
When the call went out for paid staff to work at Manitoba’s COVID-19 vaccination clinics, many students in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences felt honoured to join the ranks.

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Six IPCC team members talk with a simulated patient on Zoom. Image features UM/Rady Faculty logo and name of a student, HaKyung Bang.

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Interprofessional curriculum readies students to join health-care teams

July 19, 2021 — 
The interprofessional collaborative care (IPCC) curriculum prepares Rady Faculty of Health Sciences students to thrive as part of a team in the modern health-care environment.

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A woman holds a baby while another woman looks on.

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Reaching pregnant women via internet, airwaves increases prenatal program participation in First Nations

July 14, 2021 — 
An online and broadcast prenatal education program significantly increased participation rates in prenatal programs and breastfeeding in three Manitoba First Nations communities, a study by University of Manitoba researchers and First Nations partners found.

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A thermal image of a human hand has glowing regions of blue, green, yellow and red.

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Thermal imaging may detect who’s at risk for rheumatoid arthritis: UM study

July 13, 2021 — 
A research team from the Max Rady College of Medicine will use thermal imaging and artificial intelligence to better understand the warning signs of rheumatoid arthritis.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Researchers seek health-care workers, bereaved family members for studies related to death during pandemic

July 12, 2021 — 
University of Manitoba researchers want to understand the personal toll the COVID-19 pandemic has taken on front-line health workers who have cared for dying patients. They also want to discover what it’s been like for people to experience the death of a family member during the pandemic.

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A stuffed teddybear lies face down on pavement.

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Study finds overwhelming evidence that physical punishment harms children

June 29, 2021 — 
Children who are physically punished display increasing aggression, antisocial behaviour and conduct problems as they grow, says a study in The Lancet co-authored by a UM expert.

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