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Royal Society celebrates Western scholars

Royal Society celebrates Western scholars

Four Western researchers were named Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), commonly recognized as the country’s top honour in the arts, humanities and sciences.

Study hints at early sign of Alzheimer’s degeneration

Study hints at early sign of Alzheimer’s degeneration

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.

Study explores strain on dementia patient care partners

Study explores strain on dementia patient care partners

The COVID-19 pandemic lockdown has further strained care partners of those living with dementia to the point where they are having trouble balancing care for their loved ones with their own self-care, resulting in physical and emotional exhaustion, health problems, and feelings of anxiety, depression and irritability.

Pandemic forcing food to your emotional rescue

Pandemic forcing food to your emotional rescue

Feeling stressed? Find yourself reaching for the snack drawer or refrigerator? It’s not uncommon for people to grab a snack when feeling stressed or experiencing anxiety. But with the recent uncertainly caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, people might find themselves reaching for that stress snack more often than not.