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Women experiencing intimate partner violence three times more likely to contract HIV

Women who experience recent intimate partner violence (IPV) are three times more likely to contract HIV, according to a new study led by McGill University researchers. In regions like Sub-Saharan Africa, women face an intersecting epidemic of intimate partner violence and HIV.

Published: 5 Jan 2023

Vaccine uptake remains low among at-risk Canadians

As the flu season begins and the COVID-19 pandemic continues, pneumococcal vaccination is more important than ever to prevent disease and death from pneumonia and other forms of pneumococcal disease. But vaccine uptake remains low among adults at high risk, say researchers from McGill University.

Published: 2 Nov 2022

Strategies to foster equitable and inclusive learning environments

Diane Dechief from the Office of Science Education and Stephanie Weber from the Dept. of Biology were among several McGill instructors who recently gathered to share their ideas for fostering equitable and inclusive learning environments.

Published: 26 Oct 2022

The Disabled Contract: Severe Intellectual Disability, Justice and Morality

The IHSP's Jonas-Sébastien Beaudry published the following book:

Published: 24 Mar 2021

Happy without money: Minimally monetized societies can exhibit high subjective well-being

The IHSP's Christopher Barrington-Leigh has co-authored the following article:

Miñarro S, Reyes-García V, Aswani S, Selim S, Barrington-Leigh CP, Galbraith ED

Published: 29 Jan 2021

Child Marriage in Canada

The IHSP's Alissa Koski and her colleague Shelley Clark have been receiving some media attention from their recent article:

Child Marriage in Canada

Koski A and Clark SPopulation and Development Review (2021).https://doi.org/10.1111/padr.12369 Published January 8th, 2021

Abstract:

Published: 29 Jan 2021

Conceptualisation and Operationalisation of a Holistic Indicator of Health for Older Inuit: Results of a Sequential Mixed-Methods Project

The IHSP's Mylène Riva co-authored the following article:

Baron M, Riva M, Fletcher C, et al.

Published: 28 Jan 2021

Determinants of personal exposure to PM2.5 and black carbon in Chinese adults: A repeated-measures study in villages using solid fuel energy

The IHSP's Jill Baumgartner co-authored an article in Environment International:

Lee M, Carter E, Yan L, et al.

Published: 28 Jan 2021

Addressing competing risks when assessing the impact of health services interventions on hospital length of stay

The IHSP's Arijit Nandi co-authored an article in Epidemiology:

Batomen B, Moore L, Strumpf E, Nandi A

Published: 14 Dec 2020

Dried blood spots to characterize mercury speciation and exposure in a Colombian artisanal and small-scale gold mining community

The IHSP's Jill Baumgartner co-authored an article in Chemosphere:

Santa-Rios A, Barst BD, Tejeda L, et al.

Published: 1 Dec 2020

Foreign Practices: Immigrant Doctors and the History of Canadian Medicare

There is a new book out in November by Sasha Mullally and the IHSP's David Wright, published by McGill Queen's University Press (ISBN 9780228003717).

Overview

Published: 11 Nov 2020

Blood mercury and plasma polychlorinated biphenyls concentrations in pregnant Inuit women from Nunavik: Temporal trends, 1992–2017

Thérèse Yéro Adamou, Mylène Riva, Gina Muckle, Elhadji Anassour Laouan Sidi, Mélanie Lemire, Pierre Ayotte

Blood mercury and plasma polychlorinated biphenyls concentrations in pregnant Inuit women from Nunavik: Temporal trends, 1992–2017

Sci Total Environ. 2020 Nov 15;743:140495.doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.140495.

Published: 10 Nov 2020

Harm Reduction: A Research Agenda

Dea S, Weinstock D.

Harm Reduction: A Research Agenda

Health Care Anal. 2020 Nov 3;1-3.https://doi.org/10.1007/s10728-020-00418-6

Excerpt

Published: 9 Nov 2020

Extremes in water availability and suicide: Evidence from a nationally representative sample of rural Indian adults

Arijit Nandi co-authored an article in Environmental Research:

Richardson RA, Harper S, Weichenthal S, et al.

Extremes in water availability and suicide: Evidence from a nationally representative sample of rural Indian adults

Environmental Research. 2020 Nov;190:109969.DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2020.109969.

Abstract

Published: 9 Nov 2020

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