People say yes to research for many reasons. Whether you are healthy or have a medical condition, there are opportunities to participate.

The beat goes on: Shaping up to curb an irregular heart rhythm

"I say yes to participating in research because it could help prevent people like me from having to get a pacemaker or undergo surgery.”
– Gloria Muche, Richmond

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Boosting B12 to fight deficiency risk: Researchers study fortified yogurt for better vitamin delivery

"I say yes to participating in research because I want to give back and be a part of research that helps people.”
– Wendy Harris, Mission

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Under the radar: new imaging tools help researchers study hard-to-diagnose heart attacks in women

"I say yes to participating in research because I support science and I’m keen to further knowledge about women’s health.”
– Olga Volkoff, Vancouver

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The purr-fect companion: seniors feel less lonely with a robotic pet

"I say yes to participate in research because I’ve seen firsthand how much it helped my mother and I hope it can help other seniors in the future.”
– Ting Cheung, Vancouver

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Doing her part to support research into dementia and cognitive impairment

"I say yes to participate in research because it’s a small but meaningful way to contribute to a healthier society.”
– Ashley Racette, Vancouver

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Discovering newfound freedom from an enlarged prostate

"I say yes to participating because I wanted to see an improvement in my quality of life and help other guys with prostate enlargement.”
– Lloyd LeBlanc, Sechelt

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Answers at any time: new online education helps hip surgery patients find information on the road to recovery

"I say yes to participating because I’d like to help other people coming down this path behind me to have a better experience.”
– Kevin Reinelt, Port Coquitlam

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Power combo: Harm reduction plus effective treatment help prevent spread of Hepatitis C

"I say yes to participating in research because it helps me remember how good it is to be healthy now.”
– Sage Rinaldo, Vancouver

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