Posts Tagged: health sciences

Researchers receive $3 million in federal funding for project addressing domestic violence

December 13, 2016

An international team of researchers has received $3,050,674 in funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada to deliver and study a community-based program with the potential to substantially improve…

Western’s Exercise and Pregnancy Lab to celebrate 20 years of healthy moms and babies

May 6, 2016

Western University’s R. Samuel McLaughlin Foundation Exercise and Pregnancy Lab is celebrating 20 years of research success and excellence. To celebrate the milestone, the Exercise and Pregnancy Lab will host…

Innovative Western-led palliative care approach implemented by U.K.-based hospice

February 24, 2016

An innovative, new approach to delivering community-based end-of-life care – developed and piloted by South West Community Care Access Centre and being evaluated by Western researchers – is now being…

New Western University study helps goalie mobility and may stop more pucks too

February 18, 2016

New musculoskeletal research from Western University, originally intended to improve a hockey goaltender’s life-long mobility, has led to the development of goalie pads that do just what netminders want them…

New study shows exercise during pregnancy combats high blood pressure and oversized babies

January 28, 2016

A new study led by Western University and the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid presents overwhelming evidence that women should, whenever possible, exercise during pregnancy to combat high blood pressure, excessive…

New Western study suggests arthroscopic knee surgery not cost-effective compared to other ‘non-operative’ treatments

January 20, 2016

It’s been nearly a decade since Western University researchers reported that arthroscopic knee surgery provides no additional benefit compared to optimized physical and medical therapy among sufferers of osteoarthritis (OA)…

Western University experts available to discuss New Year’s health and wellness resolutions

January 6, 2016

As 2016 gets underway, many Canadians have made New Year’s resolutions to improve their health and wellness. Will they stick to their commitments? What are the best paths to success?…

Centre for Research on Health Equity and Social Inclusion aims to improve health policy and services in London and area

November 19, 2015

Community partners gathered today to launch the Centre for Research on Health Equity and Social Inclusion (CRHESI), a new organization focused on studying the effects of inequality and discrimination to…

Western and London InterCommunity Health Centre to announce new research centre

November 18, 2015

Members of the media are invited to attend as Western University and the London InterCommunity Health Centre announce a new research centre in the field of community healthcare. The new…

Western students receive high marks at The Undergraduate Awards

September 23, 2015

Emma Rose Bonanno and 26 Western University colleagues were named among the international winners of The Undergraduate Awards, a worldwide competition recognizing top undergraduate work. In total, Western boasted 30…