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Research and Clinical Trials

Among the research breakthroughs that have made MIHS a pioneer in medicine are addressing social determinants of health such as dealing with interpersonal violence, maternity medical home, health literacy for refugee communities and providing clinical studies.

Research at MIHS reflects the institution's commitment to improve the public’s health and concentrates on basic, translational and clinical research on issues of importance and relevance to our community. We continue our groundbreaking research on diabetes, cancer, HIV/AIDS, Refugee Women and Health Literacy and numerous other social determinants of health.

MIHS is participating in the following:

  • A large multicenter study of blood markers predicting preterm births.
  • Cord blood collection program to provide lifesaving stem cells for bone marrow transplant. 
  • Well Woman Healthcheck Program for Advanced Diagnostic Screening for Women Who May Have Breast Cancer or Cervical Cancer.
  • A single-blind, multi-centre, randomized, controlled, non-inferiority, clinical study to assess the safety and performance of the Neurotech Vital Compact device compared to the itouch Sure Pelvic Floor Exerciser for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence in female patients.
  • The Decision of Timing and Mode of Delivery for Women with Hypertension Disorders of Pregnancy (HDP).
  • Rate of Fetal Macrosomia and Large-for-Gestational Age Infants Among Gestational Diabetics: What is Causing the Problem?
  • Accuracy of Sonographic Fetal Weight Estimation at 37 Weeks or Greater of Gestational Age: What are the Confounders?
  • A Comparison of the Characteristics of MIHS Patients with CIN1, CIN2, CIN3 and Cervical Cancer.

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