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.
To examine the effects of Parkinson's medication on decision making and risk taking in Parkinson's patients and healthy controls.
This study will test the safety and tolerability of a medium chain triglyceride (MCT) supplement in those with Alzheimer Disease (AD).
This study is a 12-month study. There are two different groups in the study. Both groups will enter the study after the graduation from 8-hour diabetes education course taught at VGH, St. Paul's, or Richmond Hospital.
To determine patient reported long-term outcomes, and post-implantation clinical characteristics related to the use of mesh products in 3,500 patients minimum.
Patient failure to take medications as prescribed (medication non-adherence) is now identified as an important cause of kidney transplant failure. The availability of new drugs that are taken once daily may improve patient adherence compared to older drugs that had to be taken twice per day.
Researchers at VGH and UBC are investigating the efficacy of two types of group therapy for women with sexual desire and/or arousal difficulties, both of which involve 8 sessions of discussion and education about sexuality: Mindfulness-Based Therapy ("MIND") and Sex Therapy, Education, and Suppor
The goal of this study is to assess the frequency of vitamin B6 deficiency in older adult women in Metro Vancouver.
This double-blind crossover study aims to compare cognitive performance (e.g., working memory, selective attention and cognitive flexibility) of children ages 6-18 years diagnosed with ADHD of the combined type (ADHD-C) or inattentive-type (ADHD-IA) and currently on > 20 mg/day of psychostimul
Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) is a surgical procedure that is standard of care for the removal of large kidney stones. PCNL involves removal of the stone(s) from the kidney through a temporary tract that is percutaneously placed through the patient's back during surgery.
The purpose of this study is to add to the investigators' quest to understanding stone disease, by evaluating the metabolites excretion in urine and its relation to microflora present in the stool.