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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences News Archive

Kids in care at high risk of trouble with the law: UM study

June 2, 2020 — 
Spending time in the child welfare system is one of the strongest predictors of being charged with a youth crime, a new Manitoba study reveals

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Majority of Canadians experiencing COVID-19-related stress, ‘mental health wave’ predicted: UM study’s early findings

June 1, 2020 — 
Researchers from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences are leading a study to learn more about what factors may predict or prevent stress during and following the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Summer nursing researchers distanced but connected

June 1, 2020 — 
The Manitoba Centre for Nursing Health Research (MCNHR) Summer Research Internship Program kicked-off its 10th year on May 11, with summer student research assistants working from home for the first time in the program’s history.

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UM experts contribute to children’s science magazine about COVID-19

May 27, 2020 — 
Last week, La Liberté published its first children’s science magazine La Liberté Sciences Mag Junior – No Mercy for the Coronas!, with contributions from University of Manitoba faculty.

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Eight days after symptoms, COVID-19 not very infectious

May 26, 2020 — 
UM researchers have found that COVID-19 is not very infectious as soon as eight days after symptoms appear.

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Tick that could transmit Lyme disease

Lyme disease caused heart failure in Manitoba man

May 25, 2020 — 
An article published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) advises physicians and emergency room personnel to consider Lyme disease as a possible diagnosis when a patient presents with heart palpitations and shortness of breath.

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Med students connect ICU patients and families during COVID-19 lockdown

May 21, 2020 — 
Third-year medical students are working in hospitals around Winnipeg to ensure ICU patients are able to stay in touch with their families while visitor restrictions due to COVID-19 are in place.

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Clinical trial on hydroxychloroquine

May 21, 2020 — 
Dr. Lauren MacKenzie is looking into the anti-malaria drug known as hydroxychloroquine.

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Dr. Marcia Anderson in front of a teal backdrop


Vice-dean of Indigenous health bridges professional work with community

May 20, 2020 — 
We caught up with an Indigenous public health doctor, mother and community organizer for a glimpse into her busy life.

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CBC: Canada is slowly reopening — and new research reveals where you’re most at risk of COVID-19

May 19, 2020 — 
Moving activities outdoors and avoiding dense crowds are key to stopping the spread of coronavirus, studies suggest


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