Posts Tagged: Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Global study finds ‘COVID-19 free’ hospital areas could save lives after surgery

October 7, 2020

Millions of surgeries around the world were cancelled during the first wave of the pandemic, for fear patients might contract…

‘Inside-the-box’ technology solves organ and vaccine transportation problem

October 5, 2020

Following a fatal car crash, a registered organ donor could save the lives of many patients critically awaiting heart, kidney,…

Expert Explainer: Dr. Nitin Mohan on the Second Wave

October 1, 2020

As daily new case counts of COVID-19 climbed across the country in late September, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that…

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…

Researchers unravel two mysteries of COVID-19

August 26, 2020

A team from Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University has made significant steps forward in understanding COVID-19 through two…

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…

Despite social and employment benefits, bilingualism does not make you ‘smarter’

April 21, 2020

Being bilingual does not improve general mental ability, according to a new study conducted by a team of researchers at…