Wild Manitoba berry shows promising health benefits

A new study highlights disease-fighting qualities of local berries. According to a new study, Manitoba-grown lingonberries show promising signs of protecting against kidney failure. Wild lingonberries – small red fruit similar to cranberries – grow in northern communities in B.C., Manitoba, and Newfoundland and Labrador. A staple in Scandinavian cuisine, these antioxidant-rich berries are now […]

Dr. Carla Taylor, CCARM team leader, receives 2017 Canola Award of Excellence

Manitoba Canola Growers Association honours St. Boniface Hospital researcher. Last week, the Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA) awarded St. Boniface Hospital researcher Dr. Carla Taylor with the 2017 Canola Award of Excellence for her contributions to the canola industry. Taylor was presented with the award on February 15 during the CropConnect Conference evening banquet in […]

February is Heart Month – reduce stress and protect your heart

With your support, we can bring hope and healing to our patients. According to a new study released this year, stress can increase your risk of heart disease. Last month, CBC reported that high stress is a serious risk factor in cardiovascular disease, and that the best way to counter it may lie in calming […]

Dr. John Foerster appointed to Order of Canada

The first Executive Director of Research at St. Boniface Hospital (1986-2006) named member of the Order of Canada last December On December 30, 2016, Dr. John Foerster was named a member of the Order of Canada for his contributions to health care administration and the creation of St. Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre. A professor […]