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

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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Stopping vision loss from diabetes

"I say yes to participating in research because it gives us the knowledge and strength to navigate through the tricky parts of life.”
– Blake Covernton, North Shore

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Home is where the heart is—cardiac monitoring in the comfort of home

"I say yes to participating in research because I want to pay back for the wonderful care I was so lucky to get.”
– William Der, Vancouver

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An atlas of the brain - new MRI technology makes mapping nerve connections easier

"I say yes to participating in research because I believe that my contribution is valuable to others.”
– Janet Uribe, Vancouver

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Chilli peppers and the mystery of neuropathic pain after spinal cord injury

"I say yes to participating because as a researcher myself, it’s really important to remember what it feels like on the other side.”
– Jessie McDougall, Squamish

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Suffering in silence: measuring the impact of voice disorders on workplace productivity

"I say yes to participating in research because the more data researchers have the more they can help patients.”
– Jonathan dela Cruz, Burnaby

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