OTTAWA, Feb. 28 /CNW Telbec/ - March 8th is International Women's Day.
Around the world, women face health situations which affect them differently
than men. This is why Canadian Institutes of Health Research experts pay extra
attention to gender differences and for Women's Day, are giving special tips
and advice specific to women on how to stay healthy.
Women risking their lives at work
Dr. Joy Johnson, Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Gender and
Menopause: Should you risk hormonal replacement therapy?
Dr. Thérèse Di Paolo-Chenevert, CIHR-funded researcher from l'Université
Women's heart problems, are symptoms and treatments different than for
Dr. Louise Pilote, CIHR-funded researcher from McGill University
Menopause: It's not only about hot flashes. Hearts can also start running
Dr. Sandra Davidge, CIHR-funded researcher from the University of
High heels: Hard on the joints
Dr. Janet Ronsky, CIHR-funded researcher from the University of Calgary
Hop to it --- Physical activity: the key to strong bones all your life?
Dr. Heather McKay, CIHR-funded researcher from the University of British
HPV and cervical Cancer
Dr. Deborah Money, CIHR-funded researcher from the University of British
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is the Government of
Canada's agency for health research. CIHR's mission is to create new
scientific knowledge and to catalyze its translation into improved health,
more effective health services and products, and a strengthened Canadian
health-care system. Composed of 13 Institutes, CIHR provides leadership and
support to more than 11,000 health researchers and trainees across Canada.
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