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Research News & Stories

Research-related news and stories from PHSA and its programs and services.

Breastfeeding babies can offset the risk of asthma from antibiotics 

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More overdoses can be prevented with interventions for people leaving correctional centres who use stimulants

(November 23, 2022) New research findings show that connecting people living with a history of stimulant use disorder to services, treatment or other interventions after release from correctional centres may prevent overdoses.
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Applying real-world evidence from everyday patient care to improve health outcomes and drive discovery

Child strapped into MRI machine with person in medical mask standing next to it(November 23, 2022) BC Cancer researchers are developing a framework to help decision-makers better understand which cancer treatments should be offered to patients, especially in cases of rare cancers. 
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Non-dialysis kidney patients benefit greatly from COVID-19 vaccination

Child strapped into MRI machine with person in medical mask standing next to it(November 16, 2022) A new study shows that non-dialysis kidney patients who are vaccinated have a significantly reduced risk of COVID-19 infection – up to 78% with three vaccine doses – compared to their non-vaccinated time period. 
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Pediatric transplant patients benefit from texting with their care teams

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