Posts Tagged: COVID-19

Experts available to comment on reopening schools

August 12, 2020

During the past two weeks, provincial governments have been announcing plans to bring students back to school in September. Western…

Brain Study explores lasting impacts of COVID-19

June 23, 2020

Neuroscientists exploring the lasting impacts of COVID-19 on the brain hope their newest study will provide answers for health-care professionals…

Global study shows COVID-19 patients who undergo surgery are at increased risk of postoperative mortality

May 29, 2020

Patients with COVID-19 who undergo surgery are at increased risk of postoperative mortality and pulmonary complications, a new global study…

Expert available to comment on the ethics of human challenge studies for COVID-19

May 22, 2020

In his nearly 25 years of studying research ethics, Western University Professor Dr. Charles Weijer says this is the most…

Global study examines pregnancy and stress during COVID-19 pandemic

May 19, 2020

Pregnancies, at the best of times, are stressful. When the world is experiencing a global pandemic, human response to risk…

COVID-19 disruption will likely lead to 28 million surgeries being cancelled worldwide

May 14, 2020

More than 28 million elective surgeries across the globe could be cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, a…

Western University and General Dynamics join forces for medical face shield initiative

May 6, 2020

Based on an initiative, concept and design by Western University, General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada is now producing approximately 500 medical…

Machine learning allows for ‘ultra-fast,’ ‘highly accurate’ classification of COVID-19 virus genomes

April 27, 2020

Using machine learning, a team of computer scientists and biologists from Western University and University of Waterloo have identified an…

London researchers join global initiative to study loss of smell in COVID-19 patients

April 24, 2020

As part of an initiative called the Global Consortium for Chemosensory Research (GCCR), scientists at Western University and Lawson Health…

Expert available to comment on COVID-19 in older adults

April 22, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, data is showing that while illness and mortality occur across the lifespan, the death rate…