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Month: March 2014

Health File: Researchers Meet In Edmonton

Health File: Researchers Meet In Edmonton

The fourth Canadian Institute for Military and Veterans Health Research (CIMVHR) Forum in Edmonton was a veritable knowledge buffet. More than 125 researchers talked about their work. Topics were as diverse as how to better deliver whole blood to battlefield trauma victims; how joints in the spine react to various pack weights; advances in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) diagnosis and treatment; what Canada is doing to protect against health effects of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear attacks; and treatment and new gizmos to improve the health or life of veterans and members of the military. And much else besides. Here are some of the tantalizing tidbits Sometime this year a team headed by Dr. Jacqueline Hebert of the Adult Amputee Program at the Glenrose Rehabili...

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