Posts Tagged: Robarts Research Institute

Adolescents prone to poor dietary choices leading to changes in the brain

March 10, 2020

A new review paper from Western University has outlined how poor dietary choices in adolescence can lead to changes in…

Molecule found in oranges could reduce obesity and prevent heart disease and diabetes

March 2, 2020

Researchers at Western University are studying a molecule found in sweet oranges and tangerines called nobiletin, which they have shown…

Research points to early detection for Alzheimer’s disease

January 20, 2020

Researchers at Western University are looking at both brain metabolism and brain structure to pinpoint early signs of Alzheimer’s disease….

Neuroscience controversy resolved: The hippocampus is not just a GPS

January 2, 2020

It’s a controversy that goes back to a Nobel Prize winning idea that there is a specific part of our…

New study advances quest to better understand consciousness

October 10, 2019

In his landmark 2006 study, Western University’s renowned neuroscientist Adrian Owen and his collaborators showed for the first time ever…

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…

Researchers find a way to stop stress-induced seizures after traumatic brain injury

May 16, 2019

For the over one million Canadians who are living with traumatic brain injury, the likelihood of developing epilepsy increases significantly…

3D Ultrasound gives clinicians a clearer picture to guide treatment for gynaecological cancer

April 9, 2019

New technology developed at Western University is providing an improved way for radiation oncologists to deliver treatment to women with…

Your spinal cord is ‘smarter’ than previously thought: research shows our spinal cords contribute to sophisticated hand function

February 11, 2019

We often think of our brains as being at the centre of complex motor function and control, but how ‘smart’…

Leveraging technology to diagnose psychiatric disorders

January 15, 2019

Psychiatric disorders are often difficult to diagnose. As research advances, we are learning there are multiple subtypes of illness that…