Research shows teen girls with sleep problems are especially prone to anxiety and depression.
A lighting system, designed by Western alumni and tested by ImPaKT researchers, can decontaminate high-touch surfaces.
Study shows the measles virus can potentially compromise the body’s ability to fight other infections.
The Trans PULSE Canada survey shows many trans and non-binary Canadians avoid seeking health care because of a fear of discrimination.
When David Zheng, a third-year medical student at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, finished playing the last few notes of a Chopin piece over video chat, the woman on the other end of the call smiled. Zheng is leading a volunteer team bringing music to long-term care homes.
Less than a year after opening, Western’s ImPaKT lab is helping industry partners test the anti-viral properties of their products to protect consumers from COVID-19.
A physician epidemiologist identifies what it would take for a defined-time lockdown to work in halting the spread of COVID-19.
A first-ever health study of trans and non-binary Canadians of colour showed almost one-quarter of them experienced physical violence in the past five years.
Schulich Medicine & Dentistry researcher Janet Martin says new evidence about how to continue with safe surgery during the pandemic has led to the launch of a dedicated toolkit to guide hospitals in keeping elective surgery up and running safely.
A new study from Western University, Lawson Health Research Institute and University of Alberta suggests that COVID-19 affects the body’s blood concentration levels of specific metabolites which could one day be measured through an inexpensive blood test to quickly...
A new global study suggests hospitals should set up ‘COVID-free’ areas for surgical patients – a step that could reduce the risk of serious complications and death from lung infections associated with coronavirus.
“The second wave isn’t going to introduce itself politely, it just shows up – and it’s here,” says Western epidemiologist Dr. Nitin Mohan.
Researchers from Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University have recommended processes that are less cumbersome for kidney recipients and donors alike.
Western-led research found that two per cent of patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 will suffer a stroke.
New funding from the Ontario COVID-19 Rapid Research Fund is enabling a team of researchers led by Western professor Grace Parraga, to use novel lung-imaging techniques pioneered at Western to better understand long-term effects of COVID-19.
This year’s incoming medical school class at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry will include a diverse cohort of students that are more representative of Canadian communities.
A new strategy deployed against HIV by Western researchers has been able to pull the virus out of hiding in cells and expose it to potential attack from the immune system or open it to further treatment.
Researchers have moved one step closer to identifying targets for brain degeneration that occur decades before symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease appear – a much sought-after clue that might open the door to early treatment.
Western-led research now shows that those mild impacts are causing subtle brain changes even in the brains of otherwise healthy, symptom-free athletes.
Alex Levit, MD/PhD’20, sees the entire scientific process as a creative endeavour – from coming up with the research question, to finding ways to answer it, to writing about the findings in a meaningful way.