Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Trans-generations (CIHR Café scientifique)

Published: 11Jan2016

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF) presents a Café scientifique titled "Trans-generations: Trans History, Health,...

No more ‘sugar-coating’ on invasive fungus

Published: 5Nov2015

There are believed to be around 1.5 million different species of fungus on Earth, but one mold, known as Aspergillus fumigatus, causes the majority of cases of invasive aspergillosis – a...

BEWARE: off-label prescription drug use

Published: 2Nov2015

A new study led by researchers in Canada sheds light on the effects of off-label use of prescription drugs with the first-ever investigation in adult populations.

What’s behind your thirst?

Published: 15Oct2015

Discovery advances our understanding of how our brain controls body hydration and temperature

Predicting arrhythmias so as to prevent them

Published: 28Sep2015

Researchers have discovered how to predict some cardiac arrhythmias several steps before they even occur. It’s a finding that could lead to an improved cardiac device, with equipment designed to...

Choosing to end it all

Published: 27Aug2015

Difficulty making good choices is one of the factors that make certain people vulnerable to suicide

McGill gets $91.5 mln in CIHR funding

Published: 28Jul2015

Researchers from McGill University and its hospital-affiliated research institutes have been awarded $91.5 million in grants in the latest round of funding by the Canadian Institutes of Health...

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