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.
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 investigators will conduct a 8-week proof-of-concept randomized controlled trial to provide preliminary evidence of efficacy of Fit Brains (Rosetta Stone Canada) training -- a mobile cognitive training program -- on cognitive and brain plasticity in older adults.
The purpose of this study is to assess the safety, tolerability, biomarker and cognitive efficacy of gantenerumab and solanezumab in subjects who are known to have an Alzheimer's disease-causing mutation by determining if treatment with the study drug improves cognitive outcomes and disease-relat
To compare changes in DNA activiation before and after exercise between healthy controls and patients with ME/CFS.
This study is being done to learn more about normal thinking and behavior, mild thinking and behavior problems, Frontotemporal Dementia and other forms of dementia in families in which one or more relatives have a mutation associated with Frontotemporal Dementia.
This study will be a randomized controlled trial to determine the efficacy of the Otago Exercise Program (OEP) on falls among seniors with a history of falls.
This project will assess the feasibility of a 12-week physical activity program developed specifically for females exposed to a known occupational carcinogen - shiftwork.
We aim to examine the relationship bewteen cognitive function and sleep quality as a function of aging; and to determine whether sleep disruptions differ across individuals with mild cognitivie impairment, depending on stroke-status (i.e., chronic stroke survivors versus non-stroke).
Many older adults lack the skill of efficient wheelchair propulsion despite being the largest cohort of wheelchair users. Inefficient wheelchair propulsion can lead to fatigue and overuse injuries that can result in lost independent mobility.
The aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of the candidate Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) vaccine to prevent primary symptomatic C. difficile infection (CDI) in subjects a risk for CDI where there is a substantial unmet medical need.