Country: Canada

Environmental Agents and Reproductive Health

An important but understudied area in environmental health is the potential human health impact of modern chemical exposure. Among the 80,000 chemicals of modern life, a subset is hormonally active and may adversely affect reproductive health, specifically fertility, as well…

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Sinneave Centre for Autism

The primary function of the Research Working Group on Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders for the Sinneave Centre for Autism in Calgary, Alberta will be to discuss current research on autism, including cognitive neuroscience and neural bases of autism, molecular…

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Molecular Epidemiology of Esophageal Cancer Prognosis

A study of esophageal cancers seeks to investigate further data that suggest that certain genetic polymorphisms in key pathways may affect survival or prognosis in esophageal and other cancers. Currently, relatively uniform treatment in regimens is applied to all patients.…

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Report of Health Literacy in Canada

The purpose of this study is to develop a report that will provide a portrait of health literacy among Canadian adults and discuss its implications. It will also (1) Examine data sets over time to provide trend analysis, (2) Compare…

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