Medicine / Pharmacy

Over $22M in funding awarded to 131 UCalgary faculty members as part of federal investment

Campus - Health - Jun 17

On June 14, 2024, the University of Calgary received over $22 million as part of a  federal funding announcement. The announcement included $693.8 million in funding for discovery and applied research, and was made by Yasir Naqvi, parliamentary secretary to the minister of health and Ryan Turnbull, parliamentary secretary to the deputy prime minister and minister of finance, and parliamentary secretary to the minister of innovation, science and industry on behalf of François-Philippe Champagne, minister of innovation, science, and industry.

A new way to spot life-threatening infections in cancer patients

Pharmacology - Health

Leuko, founded by a research team at MIT, is giving doctors a noninvasive way to monitor cancer patients' health during chemotherapy - no blood tests needed.

Campus - Health - Jun 14

A message of joy for the Class of 2024

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The genetic ’switches’ of bone growth

Life Sciences - Health

Scientists at the University of Geneva have identified the genetic sequences that regulate the activity of the genes responsible for bone growth.

Health - Jun 14

New diagnosis needed for problem gaming

University of Queensland researchers are suggesting a new diagnosis should be added to the official world diseases list to better identify those with gaming disorders.

Liquid low-calorie or low-carb keto diet can reverse type 2 diabetes

Liquid low-calorie or low-carb keto diet can reverse type 2 diabetes, research shows. EXPERT Q&A Laura Saslow , associate professor at the University of Michigan School of Nursing, has been researching the impact of different dietary patterns on type 2 diabetes for more than a decade.

Gaining a better understanding of brittle bone disease - without animal experiments

Life Sciences - Health

Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a cell-based bone model to help investigate the cause of this genetic condition.

Cancer Research and Animal Models

On Saturday, June 15th, the second edition of the National Day of Information on Laboratory Animals will be held.

A ’pseudo-prion’ molecule protects the brain from Alzheimer’s disease in mice

Life Sciences - Health

A research team 1 led by scientists from CNRS and Université Grenoble Alpes has discovered that the injection of a modified "pseudo-prion" protein int

A new era of public health

Health - Campus

A new era of public health as Bloomberg School looks to future

Why Gen Z are obsessed with looking young

Health - Psychology

Young people are increasingly turning to anti-ageing procedures, including Botox. ANU psychiatrist Neil Jeyasingam says the reasoning goes beyond the superficial.

When do Quebec doctors recommend exercise?

Health - Pharmacology

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.

’Doom spiral’ a risk for public transit in post-pandemic era

A new study from McGill University warns that cutting public transit service could lead to a "doom spiral" resulting in a collapse of the system.

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