Alcohol-related ED visits disproportionately increasing in women and young adults
From 2003 to 2016, people aged 25 to 29 had a 175% increase in hospital visits triggered by drinking, according to the study led by researchers at University of Ottawa, The Ottawa Hospital and the Bruyère Research Institute.
Flu vaccination during pregnancy is safe for mother and child
Canadian and American researchers evaluated the relation between 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza vaccination during pregnancy and health outcomes in the children during the first five years of life, and they found no association.
The Louise Pelletier Histology Core: Where images reveal stories on a cellular level
They say a picture is worth a thousand words—and this statement rings true in uOttawa’s Histology Core, where microscopic images often reveal stories of birth, regeneration, mutation, illness or death within the cell structure of animals and humans.
Eager to uncover the boundless possibilities of a future career in medicine and health sciences, over 200 local high school students visited Roger Guindon Hall on May 31, 2019 to explore the only faculty of medicine in Ottawa.
A heart-to-heart with Dr. Katey Rayner on CIHR’s new video series
Associate professor Dr. Katey Rayner stars in the inaugural episode of the Canadian Institute of Health Research’s video web series “On the Mic with Mike”, where CIHR president Dr. Michael Strong chats with his guest about her career and research.