Posts Tagged: Faculty of Health Sciences

New study to address para-athlete needs

August 24, 2021

Parasport event organizers often lack awareness of disability-specific issues, according to new MITACS-funded research.

A (Not So) Quiet Place: Voices become familiar with just 10 minutes of training

June 3, 2021

New research from Brain and Mind Institute and UCL suggests people may need to concentrate on the art of conversation more than ever following pandemic lockdowns.

Ethics of mandatory vaccinations: benefits may not outweigh challenges

April 19, 2021

New WHO policy brief led by Western’s Maxwell Smith provides ethical guidance for countries and organizations.

Expert and former Olympian available to comment on possible cancellation of Tokyo Olympic Games

January 22, 2021

Reports indicate that the Tokyo Olympic Games are set to be cancelled though no official decision has been announced. The…

Ebola ’emergency’ vaccines provide ethical blueprint for COVID-19 response

November 5, 2020

Despite not having safety and efficacy data from the final phase of clinical trials, China and Russia have already started…

Western medical and health experts available to speak about COVID-19 pandemic

March 20, 2020

As the world continues to fight coronavirus 2, which causes the COVID-19 disease, experts from Western University are available to…

Western University researchers play key roles in COVID-19 response

March 6, 2020

Western University will be a key player in an accelerated national effort to understand and control the spread of COVID-19….

Use of rewards app lifts more than 100,000 Canadians out of ‘high risk’ physical inactivity

March 3, 2020

With the amount of time Canadians spend using their smartphones being linked to an increase in sedentary behaviour, it may…

New online tool provides support for Canadian women experiencing intimate partner violence

February 26, 2020

Intimate partner violence (IPV) affects 1 in 3 Canadian women and is linked to increased risk of injury, physical and…

New study shows exercise boosts working memory like caffeine

January 16, 2020

An innovative lab at Western University known for promoting exercise as a way to reduce tobacco cravings has translated their…