Posts Tagged: Lawson Health Research Institute

Stroke can be the first presenting symptom in younger patients with COVID-19

September 15, 2020

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers have been working to better understand and characterize the varied symptoms of…

Media Advisory: London experts will discuss the health effects of vaping at community event

March 9, 2020

In 2019, a spate of vaping-related lung injuries occurred across North America, dominating headlines. While one in four high school…

Controlled-release opioid may be leading to heart infections in persons who inject drugs

January 23, 2020

A new study from ICES, Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University suggests that injection drug users prescribed controlled-release hydromorphone…

Common muscle relaxant linked to severe confusion in patients with kidney disease

November 9, 2019

One in 25 patients with very low kidney function were admitted to hospital with severe confusion and other cognitive-related symptoms…

Depression is the single largest predictor of substance use during pregnancy

August 8, 2019

It is well known that tobacco, alcohol, and cannabis use during pregnancy are associated with poor birth outcomes, yet many…

Scientists find potential way to defuse ‘time bomb’ of cardiology

June 25, 2019

They have been called the ‘time bomb’ of cardiology – ascending aortic aneurysms grow for decades without any warning signs…

London Health Research Day highlights science communication

April 26, 2019

Can a urine test one day help diagnose prostate cancer? What role does estrogen play in severe asthma in women?…

More than half of mothers of children with epilepsy at risk for depression

April 26, 2019

Mothers of children with epilepsy are at risk of having poor mental health and wellbeing, according to a new study…

“Cook your Wash” campaign reduces risk of HIV transmission

April 25, 2019

New studies from Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University have found for the first time that HIV can be…

ICU patients with non-brain-related injuries may suffer undetected cognitive dysfunction

April 12, 2019

A new study led by Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute has found that most patients entering hospital intensive…