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Health - Pharmacology - 13.06.2024
When do Quebec doctors recommend exercise?
When do Quebec doctors recommend exercise?
Between 2010 and 2020, Quebec doctors became more likely to recommend physical activity for certain diseases but less likely to prescribe it for primary prevention or for obese patients.

Pharmacology - Health - 29.05.2024
Basic research at IRIC spawns commercial drugs
Basic research at IRIC spawns commercial drugs

Psychology - Pharmacology - 09.05.2024
Can virtual reality help ease the end of life?
Can virtual reality help ease the end of life?
A UdeM researcher is launching a study to test whether virtual reality can relieve anxiety and pain in palliative care.

Health - Pharmacology - 08.05.2024
AI technology to support clinical decision-making
Robert Miller creates software to help determine most appropriate test for coronary artery disease patients Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease, and a leading cause of death for both men and women in Canada.

Health - Pharmacology - 06.05.2024
Université de Montréal receives $40 million in funding for innovative projects

Health - Pharmacology - 06.05.2024
Schulich profs help prepare for future pandemics
Schulich profs help prepare for future pandemics

Pharmacology - Health - 03.05.2024
Sequence2Script flips the script on how medication is prescribed
Sequence2Script flips the script on how medication is prescribed

Health - Pharmacology - 10.04.2024
Transforming care for transplant patients
Transforming care for transplant patients

Pharmacology - Health - 09.04.2024
Pushing the pharmacy profession forward
Pushing the pharmacy profession forward

Health - Pharmacology - 26.03.2024
Results for: Study examines experiences of pregnant women living with high blood pressure
Results for: Study examines experiences of pregnant women living with high blood pressure
New research led by a University of Calgary clinical research fellow is shedding light on the impact of a specialized clinic for pregnant women diagnosed with hypertension, a condition related to high blood pressure that can result in serious long-term health complications if untreated.

Health - Pharmacology - 22.03.2024
Expert insight: Measles, contagious yet preventable- outbreaks, symptoms, complications
Expert insight: Measles, contagious yet preventable- outbreaks, symptoms, complications
Measles usually begins with fever, runny nose, conjunctivitis (red watery eyes), sore throat and coughing Canada is seeing a resurgence of measles, with cases in the first quarter of 2024 already far surpassing the total for all'of 2023.

Health - Pharmacology - 18.03.2024
Seeing more with advanced eye imaging
Seeing more with advanced eye imaging
New School of Optometry & Vision Science research centre poised to make advancements in understanding diseases and conditions of the eye and beyond A new research centre at the University of Waterloo

Health - Pharmacology - 06.03.2024
UBC experts on Ramadan and fasting
UBC experts on Ramadan and fasting

Health - Pharmacology - 01.03.2024
Keeping optimism through antagonism and aggression in health-care research 
Researchers share what motivates them to continue their work despite harsh scrutiny and misinformation  By Jenna Braun Faculty of Health The rapid spread of misinformation is rampant in the highly politicized area of health research.

Health - Pharmacology - 29.02.2024
A safer treatment path for high-risk children to overcome food allergies
A safer treatment path for high-risk children to overcome food allergies
New UBC research reveals a safe path to overcoming food allergies for older children and others who can't risk consuming allergens orally to build up their resistance.

Health - Pharmacology - 26.02.2024
Expert insight: Why are syphilis cases on the rise in Canada?
Expert insight: Why are syphilis cases on the rise in Canada?
Canada has been experiencing an increasing number of syphilis diagnoses since 2016 . Numerous provinces have declared outbreaks in recent years, with the highest rates observed in the Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

Campus - Pharmacology - 08.02.2024
$2M donation from the Morris and Rosalind Goodman Family Foundation
$2M donation from the Morris and Rosalind Goodman Family Foundation

Pharmacology - Health - 02.02.2024
Breaking down roadblocks to help patients suffering from complex brain disorders
Waterloo Pharmacy PhD candidate receives graduate student scholarship from Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario Milana Madzarac The Parkinson Society of Southwestern (PSSO) Ontario honoured Yusheng

Health - Pharmacology - 29.01.2024
How exercise can boost cancer treatment and recovery
How exercise can boost cancer treatment and recovery
A team of UBC researchers wants to help people living with cancer incorporate exercise as an important part of their treatment and recovery.

Health - Pharmacology - 29.01.2024
Results for: UCalgary research boosts understanding of common heart rhythm disorder
Results for: UCalgary research boosts understanding of common heart rhythm disorder
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common heart rhythm disorder and is linked to severe impairments in quality of life and an increased risk of mortality due to stroke and heart failure.

Health - Pharmacology - 17.01.2024
$6.5 million grant to help improve care for Crohn’s disease patients

Health - Pharmacology - 12.01.2024
You’re getting sleeeepy... now where does it hurt?
Hypnosis can improve the quality of life of people suffering from chronic pain, according to a new research led by UdeM associate medical professor David Ogez.

Campus - Pharmacology - 22.12.2023
Most-read research and news stories of 2023

Health - Pharmacology - 21.12.2023
Making an impact on the lives of cardiovascular patients
Making an impact on the lives of cardiovascular patients

Health - Pharmacology - 01.12.2023
Researchers translate hypothesis into personalized treatment for cancer
Researchers translate hypothesis into personalized treatment for cancer
Idea generates local and national collaborations, a philanthropic gift toward a new research centre and an entrepreneurial opportunity Dr. Franz Zemp, PhD, gets chills talking about how his idea to target a specific cancer cell has evolved. "I never thought I'd be that close to a patient. I never thought anything that I would build, or design would be in a clinical trial," says Zemp, an adjunct assistant professor at the Cumming School of Medicine (CSM).

Pharmacology - Innovation - 27.11.2023
Results for: UCalgary researcher wins prestigious award for helping develop non-opioid painkillers
Results for: UCalgary researcher wins prestigious award for helping develop non-opioid painkillers

Health - Pharmacology - 27.11.2023
Stem cell-based treatment controls blood sugar in people with Type 1 diabetes
Stem cell-based treatment controls blood sugar in people with Type 1 diabetes
Science, Health & Technology Brett Goldhawk An innovative stem cell-based treatment for Type 1 diabetes can meaningfully regulate blood glucose levels and reduce dependence on daily insulin injections, according to new clinical trial results from the University of British Columbia (UBC) and Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH).

Health - Pharmacology - 27.11.2023
Infants exposed to certain biologics during pregnancy can safely receive rotavirus vaccine
Infants exposed to certain biologics during pregnancy can safely receive rotavirus vaccine
A study by University of Calgary researchers and the Canadian Immunization Research Network may prompt a change to vaccination guidelines for infants.

Pharmacology - Health - 24.11.2023
Go blue for antimicrobial resistance

Health - Pharmacology - 17.11.2023
Q and A with the Experts: RSV prevention for vulnerable populations

Health - Pharmacology - 06.11.2023
Q&A with the Experts: Everything you need to know about COVID-19 booster vaccines

Health - Pharmacology - 03.11.2023
Leveraging technology to improve tuberculosis health care
Waterloo researcher works to develop web-based tools to bridge the gap between the public and private sectors of TB health-care providers around the world    By Angelica Marie Sanchez University Relat

Health - Pharmacology - 03.11.2023
Western researchers chart new approach to improving kidney transplant access
Western researchers chart new approach to improving kidney transplant access
According to nephrologist Dr. Amit Garg , for those with advanced chronic kidney disease, the treatment options are stark: continuous dialysis or a kidney transplant to survive. "A kidney transplant not only gives a patient up to a decade of longer life and quality of life, but data also shows that every 100 kidney transplant procedures save the health-care system a staggering $20 million over five years by sidelining dialysis costs.

Pharmacology - Health - 01.11.2023
Prize-winning research aims to better treat eye diseases

Pharmacology - Health - 31.10.2023
Q and A with the Experts: Everything you need to know about the 2022-2023 flu vaccine

Pharmacology - Health - 11.10.2023
Q and A with the experts: Pharmacists gain more prescribing power for minor ailments

Pharmacology - Health - 10.10.2023
New wearable device can help halve your stress symptoms

Health - Pharmacology - 05.10.2023
First epidemiological study links popular weight-loss drugs to stomach paralysis, other serious gastrointestinal conditions
First epidemiological study links popular weight-loss drugs to stomach paralysis, other serious gastrointestinal conditions
Science, Health & Technology Brett Goldhawk They're being hailed as an effective way to lose weight, but diabetes drugs like Ozempic may come with a heightened risk of severe gastrointestinal problems. That's according to new research from the University of British Columbia showing that medications known as GLP-1 agonists-which includes brands like Wegovy, Ozempic, Rybelsus and Saxenda-are associated with an increased risk of serious medical conditions including stomach paralysis, pancreatitis and bowel obstruction.

Pharmacology - Career - 19.09.2023
Fire evacuations, flood warnings and tornado watches - a co-op work term like no other
Waterloo Pharmacy students show resilience in the face of emergency By Milana Madzarac Faculty of Science When Melinda Bai (PharmD '24) and Shirley Ma (PharmD '24) signed up to complete their co-op wo

Health - Pharmacology - 12.09.2023
UBC experts on approval of updated COVID-19 vaccine
UBC experts on approval of updated COVID-19 vaccine

Health - Pharmacology - 08.09.2023
Q and A with the experts: How can we protect our health this fall virus season?
Professor Mark Servos discusses new variants of COVID-19 and the flu season  By Angelica Marie Sanchez University Relations The fall season means an increased risk of respiratory illness as we spend more time indoors with groups of family and friends.

Health - Pharmacology - 14.08.2023
A prestigious Canadian award for a research pioneer
A prestigious Canadian award for a research pioneer

Health - Pharmacology - 03.08.2023
Grant recipients addressing critical gaps in health care
Grant recipients addressing critical gaps in health care
A new research project at Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry is harnessing the power of artificial intelligence to better understand and treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) - one of severa

Health - Pharmacology - 24.07.2023
Working to identify mislabeled penicillin allergies
About one in 10 people are reported to have a penicillin allergy. Those patients are more likely to be prescribed alternative antibiotics that are often less effective against certain infections.

Pharmacology - 18.07.2023
The future of drug testing at festivals

Social Sciences - Pharmacology - 14.06.2023
Pharmacy alum recognized for volunteer work in Indigenous communities

Health - Pharmacology - 30.05.2023
Ground-breaking gene therapy helps boy with congenital vision loss
Ground-breaking gene therapy helps boy with congenital vision loss
For the first time in Quebec, gene therapy is being used to reverse a rare disease caused by a genetic defect, and it's thanks to the tireless work of two Université de Montréal doctors.

Pharmacology - Health - 16.05.2023
Pharmacists at the core of oncology patient management
The benefits of integrating pharmacists in community practices By Milana Madzarac School of Pharmacy A structured support system for oncology patients is one of the most important aspects during a difficult time in someone's life. When one thinks of a cancer centre, nurses and physicians are at the forefront, but a pharmacist is also essential in providing care and designing treatments for those undergoing chemotherapy.

Pharmacology - Health - 15.05.2023
­Helping to reduce drug overdoses
Study by public health researcher Geoff Bardwell assesses MySafe program By Eugenia Xenos Anderson Faculty of Health Layered over the pandemic in 2021 was an epidemic. Toxic drug overdoses in Canada spiked that year, with almost 8,000 reported deaths from opioid overdoses alone. In British Columbia, 2,264 people died that year of toxic drug overdoses.

Health - Pharmacology - 11.05.2023
Boosting immune memory could help develop improved flu vaccine
Boosting immune memory could help develop improved flu vaccine
Karen Yeung  is no stranger to outbreaks of respiratory infections. As a child growing up in Hong Kong, she lived through the first SARS outbreak in 2003 and witnessed the city dealing with repeated threats of bird flu in the years that followed.
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