Jun 4, 2015 // OHS Newsletter
The Ontario Health Study (OHS) recently launched an ambitious program to travel to communities across the province to collect blood specimens from current participants and enroll new participants. The collected blood samples are a critical part of the Study’s mission to create a resource for scientists to access to use to better understand the causes of cancer and other chronic diseases.
Nov 3, 2014 // OHS Newsletter
When you take part in the Ontario Health Study (OHS), you are contributing to something even bigger. The OHS is one of five regional cohorts of the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project (CPTP), alongside the Alberta Tomorrow Project, the BC Generations Project, CARTaGENE in Quebec, and the Atlantic PATH project. The data collected by these studies are harmonized to create the largest health study of its kind in Canada.
May 21, 2014 // OHS Newsletter
How can you make an even greater contribution to the Ontario Health Study (OHS)? Join the more than 20,000 OHS participants who have already contributed to the Study’s Blood Collection Program to enhance the data provided in their online questionnaires. Additional samples are still needed.
Nov 21, 2013 // OHS Newsletter
On September 29, 2013 the Ontario Health Study celebrated its third anniversary as an online study. The Study is the largest long-term health study ever attempted in North America and already nearly 225,000 Ontarians have taken the online survey. The information obtained through the survey will help scientists understand the risk factors and causes of chronic diseases and spur the creation of new prevention strategies and treatments. If you haven't already done so please sign up for the Study at https://www.ontariohealthstudy.ca.