Latest Canadian Institutes of Health Research Stories
Large randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are critical for determining effectiveness of medical therapies, tests and procedures.
Young males who have been sexually abused are five times more likely to cause teen pregnancy compared to those with no abuse history.
Asian Canadian teenagers who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual are 30 times more likely to face harassment than their heterosexual peers – a factor that is linked to higher rates of alcohol or drug use.
Canada's ranking in international child health indexes would dramatically improve if measurements were standardized.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.