medicine


Male birth control is coming

Researchers working on a contraceptive pill for men have come closer to a final product, according to scientists in a report published by the University…


MedTalks the talk

Do you want to be a physician? Chances are the thought has crossed your mind at one point in your life. The University of Manitoba…


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And the winner is…

The Nobel Prizes in Chemistry, Physics, and Medicine were handed out earlier in October. The prize-winning research included advancements in the small world of microscopy,…




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Improving our health care

On the morning of Jan. 14, Harvey V. Fineberg, winner of the 2013 Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research, paid a visit to…


Breakthrough against Lou Gehrig’s disease

A team of researchers and graduate students from the University of Manitoba has made a discovery concerning amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), more commonly known as…


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Gut bacteria have a say in rheumatoid arthritis

New research suggests that rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a chronic autoimmune disease targeting the joints and resulting in painful inflammation, has a correlation with the bacteria…


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It’s official!

China has received approval from the World Health Organization (WHO) for a live attenuated vaccine against Japanese encephalitis (JE), a viral brain infection transferred by…