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

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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Earlier, more intense exercise improves recovery for stroke patients

"I say yes to participating in research because if there’s a chance to get extra help and help others, why not?”
– Lisa Leung, Vancouver

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New treatment for inflammatory eye disease undergoes testing in Vancouver

"I say yes to participating in research because it feels like I’m paying back.”
– Elisabeth Pocklington, Bowen Island

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Curing sudden deafness needs help from people with and without the condition

"I say yes to participate in research because I feel that if I have the ability to help someone, I also have the obligation.”
– Marc Saunders, Vancouver

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