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2012-05-22 22:10:01

Large randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are critical for determining effectiveness of medical therapies, tests and procedures.

2012-04-04 21:08:59

Young males who have been sexually abused are five times more likely to cause teen pregnancy compared to those with no abuse history.

2012-03-30 08:08:31

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.

2012-02-17 11:09:19

Canada's ranking in international child health indexes would dramatically improve if measurements were standardized.

2011-03-16 12:13:00

TORONTO, March 16 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/canadian-institutes-of-health-research-cihr/important-funding-for-nanomedicine-research /NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: The photo accompanying this social media release is also available at http://photos.newswire.ca.

2010-08-31 21:06:56

On Thursday, August 26, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), in collaboration with the MS Society of Canada, convened a meeting of leading North American experts in multiple sclerosis (MS) to identify research priorities for Canada in this area.


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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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