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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
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 - 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 - 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
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.

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).

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.

Pharmacology - Health - 10.05.2023
With $3-million chair, University of Toronto and GSK focus on enhancing pharmacist-led vaccine care
With $3-million chair, University of Toronto and GSK focus on enhancing pharmacist-led vaccine care

Health - Pharmacology - 10.05.2023
UWaterloo President recognized for contributions to Canadian health system

Health - Pharmacology - 04.05.2023
Nuclear medicine can cure cancer, and Canadian researchers are stepping up the fight
Science, Health & Technology Brett Goldhawk A UBC-led team has received more than $23 million in federal funding to develop precision radiopharmaceuticals that promise to transform cancer treatment in Canada and beyond.

Health - Pharmacology - 25.04.2023
Queen’s and KHSC launch clinical trial of psilocybin therapy to treat alcohol use disorder
KINGSTON, ON. Researchers at Queen's University and Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) will soon begin recruiting patients to study the efficacy of psychedelic-assisted therapy for the treatment of alcohol use disorder (AUD).

Health - Pharmacology - 20.04.2023
A more convenient and accessible way to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease?
Despite extensive research and encouraging findings, Alzheimer's disease (AD) remains difficult to diagnose based on signs and symptoms alone.

Pharmacology - 18.04.2023
Connecting through volunteer work

Pharmacology - 17.04.2023
Q and A with the experts: World Hemophilia Day
Waterloo researcher helps develop database repository to assist hemophilia patients Today is World Hemophilia Day under the theme 'Access for all: prevention of bleeds as the global standard of care'.

Pharmacology - Health - 13.04.2023
Nursing researcher to examine the use of private infusion clinics in Canada
Nursing researcher to examine the use of private infusion clinics in Canada
Quinn Grundy , an assistant professor at the University of Toronto's Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, is examining the use of private infusion clinics for high-cost biological medicin

Pharmacology - 30.03.2023
Cryptomarkets increasingly infuse illicit drug trade—study
Cryptomarkets increasingly infuse illicit drug trade—study
Cryptomarkets-marketplaces on the dark web that can facilitate the sale of illicit goods between vendors and buyers-are proving to be attractive alternatives to traditional in-person drug dealing, acc

Pharmacology - Health - 28.03.2023
Inspiring the next generation of pharmacists
Waterloo School of Pharmacy students visit local elementary schools for Pharmacy Appreciation Month By Milana Madzarac School of Pharmacy Every March since 2016, students from Waterloo's School of Pha

Social Sciences - Pharmacology - 23.03.2023
Founded by a University of Toronto prof, Indigenous-led pharmacy association aims 'to make an impact in the profession'
Founded by a University of Toronto prof, Indigenous-led pharmacy association aims ’to make an impact in the profession’

Health - Pharmacology - 23.03.2023
Lessons learned during Ebola crisis can help manage Marburg outbreak: University of Toronto expert
Lessons learned during Ebola crisis can help manage Marburg outbreak: University of Toronto expert
Earlier this year, Equatorial Guinea declared its first outbreak of Marburg virus disease, with 11 confirmed deaths so far.

Pharmacology - 21.03.2023
Can pharmacies offer frontline support to victims of intimate partner violence?
UdeM professor Simon Matoori publishes a guide to help pharmacists identify and assist victims. Can pharmacists be valuable allies for victims of intimate partner violence (IPV)- Can they identify victims, assess the danger they're in and help them find the right resources?

Health - Pharmacology - 15.03.2023
UBC-led biomedical innovation hub to accelerate development and manufacturing of lifesaving medicines for Canadians
UBC-led biomedical innovation hub to accelerate development and manufacturing of lifesaving medicines for Canadians

Health - Pharmacology - 13.03.2023
Every shot, a shot of gold
Interdisciplinary teamwork invaluable to health-care system By Milana Madzarac School of Pharmacy The Waterloo School of Pharmacy implemented a mass vaccination clinic for COVID-19 immunization in 2021. With many multidisciplinary teams working together in an environment not built for such a complex clinical system, researchers at the University of Waterloo created an app to support front-line workers.

Pharmacology - 06.03.2023
Waterloo School of Pharmacy is changing the flow
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