Posts Tagged: Schulich

Obese women in Canada make less money than non-obese women

March 9, 2016

According to a study completed at Western University, obese women in the Canadian workforce earn less money than non-obese women. Sisira Sarma, PhD, and his team from Western’s Schulich School…

Chatham family physician believes training medical residents in smaller communities can improve health care for patients

March 1, 2016

At her peak, Dr. Kathryn Bailey was delivering up to 100 babies a year in Chatham. After 30 years of practising family medicine in Chatham, Dr. Bailey is now delivering…

Printing the way to better health care for people living with arthritis

February 17, 2016

One Western University researcher is using the only 3-D metal printer in Canada to revolutionize the face of health care. On February 25, 2016, David Holdsworth, PhD, will be in…

Western University physician calls for more public information on the potential risk of household chemicals on pregnant women

February 5, 2016

A Western University research team is calling on the need for the availability of more information about the risk of common household chemicals for pregnant women. Dr. Jeff Nisker, senior…

Detecting prostate cancer with a drop of blood and Gulf War technology

February 4, 2016

Gulf War technology is making it possible for researchers to detect prostate cancer with a single drop of blood. Hon Leong, PhD, assistant professor at Western University’s Schulich School of…

Local St. Thomas physicians work double duty on the ice

January 28, 2016

When they’re not in the hospital, local physicians, Dr. Robert Black and Dr. James Menlove, are on the ice. Dr. Black is the Elgin-Middlesex regional academic director for Western University’s…

Western University experts available to discuss mental health

January 26, 2016

Each year, one in five Canadians experiences an issue with mental illness. Mental illness costs the Canadian economy more than $50 billion annually and is the primary cause of short-…

Half of transgender Ontarians do not feel comfortable with their family doctor

January 25, 2016

Approximately half of transgender Ontarians who have a family physician are not comfortable discussing transgender-related health issues with their family physician. Greta Bauer, PhD, associate professor in the Department of…

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 Alzheimer’s disease research during Alzheimer’s awareness month

January 20, 2016

Researchers at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry are at the forefront of research into Alzheimer’s disease. In 2011, 747,000 Canadians were living with Alzheimer’s – a number…