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Gizmodo: Scientists now worried the UK coronavirus variant is deadlier

January 22, 2021 — 
'This is of course quite concerning, given the speed at which this variant has overtaken circulating strains across different regions and our inability to control general transmission in many parts of the world'

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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 — 
Treatment 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. 


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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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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Chris Moskal and Diana Craig, second year medical students

Top stories of 2020

December 22, 2020 — 
A year to remember or a year to forget? The COVID-19 pandemic dominated headlines across the globe, including here at the University of Manitoba, but there was always light behind the dark clouds. Positive stories shone through.

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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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