The purpose of this study is to examine the health experiences of women in midlife, with particular focus on menopause. The study will investigate: the impacts of menopausal symptoms on quality of life and daily living, including caregiving responsibilities and workforce participation and productivity; the health-seeking experiences and behaviours of midlife women to treat menopause symptoms; and the barriers to obtaining care to address symptoms, as well as satisfaction of care received.
Whether you are healthy or have a medical condition, there are opportunities to participate in a research study. Health research ranges from simple questionnaires or screening tests, to clinical trials of a new drug or device.
The purpose of this study is to test whether a specific combination of biomarkers discovered during previous studies can help predict how someone experiencing a major depressive episode will respond to treatment. The study will also explore other possible biomarkers that may predict treatment response, which may help in the future development of tests that can guide treatment choice more effectively and more quickly.
The purpose of this study is to better understand current perspectives on medication use and the environment in the adult population. The study team will use the results of this study to explore the possibility of future research in sustainable medication prescribing as well as environmentally conscious medication choices.
The purpose of this study is to investigate occupational therapists' perceptions of 3D printing and explore their perspectives on the potential application of this technology in clinical settings through interviews.
The purpose of this study is to understand the link between schizophrenia and heat. People with schizophrenia have died at disproportionately high rates in recent heat events. While there is some physiological and biomedical understanding of thermoregulation in people with schizophrenia, understandings of their social vulnerability is lacking. Through interviews with people with schizophrenia, as well as their caregivers and loved ones, the study team aims to get a fuller understanding of their experiences in extreme heat events.
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of cannabis in people who use recreational cannabis. Investigators will examine the emotional and cognitive effects of cannabis oil on social and cognitive functioning.
The purpose of the study is to investigate the effects of different types of exercise training on cognitive function. Investigators aim to assess the individual effects of aerobic and resistance training, as well as the interaction effect of combining the two types of exercise training, on cognitive function in older adults with mild cognitive impairment.
The purpose of this study is to test visual abilities and eye movements in patients with Parkinson's disease and healthy control participants and to link dysfunctions to cognitive abilities and disease severity.
The purpose of this study is to explore whether heart rate variability (HRV) normalization may serve as a surrogate marker of the changes in brain function caused by repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) that are associated with symptomatic improvement in depression.
The purpose of this study is to investigate the impact of genetic and non-genetic risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease (AD), evaluate differential
effects of sex on AD risk, and predict diagnosis of AD using dementia risk scores derived from genetic and nongenetic risk factors.
The purpose of this study is to determine if there are sex differences in seatbelt fit by quantifying male and female volunteers’ seatbelt fits relative to external body geometry and skeletal posture using an upright MRI.
The purpose of this study is to is to examine the effects of 12 weeks of high-intensity interval training on the cognitive health of perimenopausal women.
Study of a Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine When Administered Concomitantly With Routine Pediatric Vaccines in Healthy Toddlers and Infants
The purpose of this study is evaluate the safety and efficacy of a new vaccine to protect children against bacteria that can lead to pneumococcal disease.
The purpose of this study is to determine the lung and immune function benefits of stopping vaping for 72 hours in young adults who use e-cigarettes containing nicotine. The study also aims to determine if telling participants of their own personalized changes to their lung and immune function following the 72 hour abstinence period affects their motivation in quitting vaping.
The purpose of this study is to assess the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak and related quarantine measures on the physical and mental well-being of health care workers, as well as the general population.
The purpose of this study is to examine the safety of running for knee joint health through an assessment of running biomechanics and MRI-derived measures of cartilage composition.
The goal of the current study is to determine the prevalence, rate, and types of pregnancy complications and early life events that may be associated with the emergence of psychosis and related metabolic disorder in patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders.
To determine how much noise is required during testing to make sure that each ear is assessed separately during an auditory assessment in infants.
This is an observational study designed to determine the relationship between quantitative advanced MRI measures and OCT with PET measurements of microglial activation and myelin health.