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Incidence and Prevalence of MS in Saskatchewan
April 9, 2018
Saskatchewan is often cited as having one of the highest rates of multiple sclerosis (MS) in Canada, but until now, the actual number of people with the disease in our province was unknown. With...
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Saskatchewan’s Healthcare History
February 15, 2018
Photo Credit: Members of the U of R’s research team compiling Saskatchewan’s healthcare history (l-r) Dr. Twyla Salm (Education), Dr. Tom McIntosh (Political Science) and Dr. Jim Daschuk...
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Researchers Identifying New Markers for Parkinson’s Disease
February 7, 2018
By Sarath Peiris for the University of Saskatchewan An estimated 55,000 Canadians over age 18 have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, characterized by symptoms such as tremors, muscle...
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Smartphones as a Tool for Suicide Prevention
January 31, 2018
Doctors have blood pressure cuffs and ECGs to get a reading on your heart; optometrists have tonometers (the machine that puffs in your eye) to measure the pressure inside your eye; dentists have...
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Gabriela Novotna
Supporting Those Who Treat Mental Health and Addictions
January 29, 2018
Mental health and addictions is a serious public health issue in Canada. Statistics show that one in five Canadians have experienced a mental health or addiction problem.1 In Saskatchewan, this...
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Meet the Research Team - Adams and Mela
January 17, 2018
Research often takes a collaborative effort to accomplish the goals that aim to improve our health knowledge or health services in Saskatchewan. SHRF supports these efforts through our...
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Young Innovators: U of S Imaging Technique Advancing Stroke Treatment
November 30, 2017
Photo credit: Lana Haight for Canadian Light Source  Stroke prediction may take a turn with U of S researcher Mohammad Izadifar’s synchrotron technology. By Federica Giannelli A new...
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