Like a small airport trying to handle too much air traffic, parts of the brain not meant to process language are trying to perform this complex job in patients with psychosis.
Patients with chronic kidney disease are particularly vulnerable to contracting and dying from COVID-19, a Western-led study found.
Western researchers are joining forces with Royal Ontario Museum bat biologists to create a ‘vaccine bank’ that could be used in the next pandemic.
By using re-engineered cancer cells to deliver treatment to tumour sites, a team at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry is rethinking cell therapy
The coronavirus will keep mutating unless we can mitigate its spread.
There’s a wide variance of provincial recommendations on how deeply the swab should be inserted.
An under-used knee operation could supplant more major surgery for people in early stages of osteoarthritis.
As the pandemic wears on, a unique program at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry builds resiliency with mutual support.
The uncertainty about when it’s best to resume schoolkids’ in-person learning could be clarified by conducting randomized trials.
Study shows some patients visit emergency rooms less often when their doctors receive after-hours work incentives.
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 tool could quickly screen patients for the disease and predict which of them will become most critically ill.