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Call for Nominations: 2018 Achievement Award
June 8, 2018
Honour a Leader in Health Research SHRF`s annual Achievement Award honours individuals in Saskatchewan`s health research community who inspire us with their drive, leadership, ingenuity and...
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Achievement Award
Past Achievement Awards
June 4, 2018
Since 2005, SHRF has honoured the following individuals in the health research community for their inspiring drive, leadership, ingenuity and achievement. From basic science discoveries to...
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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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