Medicine and Life Sciences - Health

For most people living in Canada, mosquitoes are nothing more than a summertime nuisance, intruding on nights at the cottage and evenings around the campfire. But for millions of people around the world, particularly in the Global South, they are a serious and potentially fatal threat. According to  a 2017 report from the World Health Organization , mosquito-transmitted diseases such as malaria, dengue and Chikungunya affect an estimated 347.8 million people annually and are responsible for nearly 450,000 deaths each year, making the insects one of the most dangerous animals in the world.

Researchers at the University of Toronto and New York University have developed a novel technology that can engineer proteins to target any stretch of DNA in the human genome, opening a door to gene therapies for a broader range of health conditions.

Health - Jan 31

In a promising study, Canadian researchers have shown for the first time in mice that modifying intestinal flora before surgery could reduce postoperative complications in colorectal cancer patients.

Health - Feb 1

Researchers discover new way to understand and diagnose patients experiencing ringing in the ears. While it's especially common in older adults, tinnitus - a potentially devastating ringing in the ears - can affect people of all ages.

Health - Jan 31

Researchers at the University of Toronto and University of Padova have found that the association between heavy coffee consumption and kidney dysfunction hinges on a common genetic variation.

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Postdoctoral researcher or graduate student University of Bern
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Postdoctoral position in Inflammation and Stromal Immunoregulation Institut Pasteur, Paris
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PhD Candidate position in Immunology (100%) CK-CARE AG, Davos Wolfgang
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PhD opportunities in a first class research environment Hannover Biomedical Research School (HBRS)
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Personal Counsellor / Mental Health Worker University of Toronto
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Talent Management Advisor (2 positions) University of Toronto