Discoveries for life
Health research in action
Health research touches our lives in many ways. It helps prevent diseases and injuries. It allows doctors and nurses to give the best possible treatments and care. It can also lead to cures that save lives.
Want to know more about the impact of health research? In this section, you will find stories about CIHR-funded research and how it is improving our lives.
Helping women and girls improve their heart health through outdoor activities
McMaster researcher studies link between maternal nutrition, gut bacteria, and the health of babies
Research examines whether patient-centred care has helped people recover from substance use disorder across Canada
Cannabis use among youth linked to mental health problems later in life
CIHR and AGE-WELL fund international research projects to benefit aging baby boomers
MUN research team develops new way to visualize proteins and discovers key information on the inner workings of cancer-causing enzymes
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