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U of M Study Finds Aspirin May Prevent HIV Transmission

U of M Study Finds Aspirin May Prevent HIV Transmission

Univesity of Manitoba
Univesity of Manitoba (UMANITOBA.CA)

WINNIPEG — A new study out of the University of Manitoba has found low-dose Aspirin can play a role in preventing HIV transmission.

The pilot study tested the effect of acetylsalicylic acid (ASA or Aspirin) and other anti-inflammatory drugs on HIV target cells in a group of Kenyan women who were at low risk for HIV.

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U of M Renames College of Dentistry After Historic $7.5M Donation

U of M Renames College of Dentistry After Historic $7.5M Donation

Dr. Gerry and Mrs. Reesa Niznick - College of Dentistry
Dr. Gerry and Mrs. Reesa Niznick with University of Manitoba president David Barnard on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. The U of M has renamed its College of Dentistry after Niznick following a $7.5 million donation. (@UM_PRESIDENT / TWITTER)

WINNIPEG — The College of Dentistry at the University of Manitoba has received a $7.5 million from an alumnus.

Dr. Gerry and Mrs. Reesa Niznick presented the historic donation on Tuesday through the Front and Centre campaign.

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Bisons Hockey Team Celebrated On Campus with Pancake Breakfast

Bisons Hockey Team Celebrated On Campus with Pancake Breakfast

Manitoba Bisons Champions
The Manitoba Bison women’s hockey team returns home in Winnipeg on Monday after winning the U Sports national championship for the first time in their team’s history Sunday night in London, Ont. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

It’s a pretty big deal to capture a national women’s hockey championship. Doing it for the first time in the program’s history? Even bigger.

To celebrate the accomplishments this season of the University of Manitoba Bisons, a celebratory breakfast will be held Friday in UMSU University Centre.

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Manitoba Bisons Bring Home Women’s Hockey Championship for First Time

Manitoba Bisons Bring Home Women’s Hockey Championship for First Time

Manitoba Bisons Champions
The Manitoba Bison women’s hockey team returns home in Winnipeg on Monday after winning the U Sports national championship for the first time in their team’s history Sunday night in London, Ont. (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — It’s never happened before, but on Sunday, the Manitoba Bisons slid into the history books. The women’s hockey team hoisted a national championship trophy for the first time in the program’s 21-year history.

Twenty-four hours later, the feeling is still sinking in.

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