Posts Tagged: Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
April 14, 2021
Hormones triggered by chronic emotional and psychological stress impair the ability of the immune system’s ‘emergency responders’ to fight cancer.
April 8, 2021
Researchers have discovered a compound that can inhibit the growth of Staphylococcus aureus, a deadly bacterium that has become resistant…
March 23, 2021
A week after the world’s first COVID-19 human challenge trial began in London, UK, in which volunteers are deliberately exposed…
March 12, 2021
Genomic surveillance programs have tracked more than 300,000 unique genetic versions of the COVID-19 virus. A new Western-developed web application…
February 18, 2021
Patients with psychosis may experience communication difficulties because non-language parts of the brain are trying to manage communications tasks, new research from Western and Lawson Health Research Institute shows.
February 11, 2021
Patients with chronic kidney disease on dialysis are particularly vulnerable to contracting and dying from COVID-19, a Western-led study found.
February 3, 2021
There are wide discrepancies in the instructions for how deep the nasopharyngeal swabs used to test for COVID-19 are to…
January 26, 2021
Neurofeedback, also called ‘brain training,’ consists of exercises where individuals regulate their own brain activity. In a new study from Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute, researchers have found that neurofeedback may be an effective treatment for individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
January 22, 2021
Are kids in schools driving community transmission of COVID-19, or is it the other way around? This uncertainty could be…
December 3, 2020
Since the legalization of medical and recreational cannabis in Canada, experts have sounded the alarm on the negative effects of…