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BC population-based study examines the link between diabetes medications and the risk of endometrial cancer

It is well recognized that women with type 2 diabetes have an increased risk of endometrial (uterine) cancer.  There are various pharmacotherapy options for diabetes, including metformin and thiazolidinediones, which reduce insulin levels (insulin-sensitizing drugs), and secretagogues, which increase circulating insulin levels.  As hyperinsulinemia is recognized as a risk factor for the development of endometrial … Continue reading “BC population-based study examines the link between diabetes medications and the risk of endometrial cancer”

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Dr. Jan Christilaw appointed as Member to the Order of Canada

We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Jan Christilaw has been appointed to the Order of Canada, which was announced by the Right Honourable David Johnston over the holidays. Dr. Christilaw has spent her career working to improve health outcomes and building capacity of health care providers here in BC, throughout Canada and the … Continue reading “Dr. Jan Christilaw appointed as Member to the Order of Canada”

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CIHR’s new Gender Equity Framework

CIHR has created a new Gender Equity Framework which aims to create an equitable funding system by identifying and eliminating biases towards any individual or group that would hinder access to CIHR funds.        04-1-cihrs-gender-equity-framework_uds

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