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- January 15, 2021
Sleep, social media and mental health: Western U researchers look for links
Kelly Anderson, PhD, looked at the association between social media use, poor sleep quality and poor mental health outcomes in young people.
- February 3, 2021
Instructions for COVID-19 tests vary too much, says specialist
Dr. Leigh Sowerby explains there are inconsistencies in instructions for how deeply nasopharyngeal swabs used to test for COVID-19 are to be inserted up Canadian noses, most not going far enough.
- February 12, 2021
When the next pandemic hits, scientists plan to have the next vaccine ready. Here's how.
Using frozen bat tissue samples through a partnership with the ROM, Ryan Troyer, PhD, and Stephen Barr, PhD, are hunting for coronaviruses, with the aim of creating a bank of vaccines to be a the ready for the next pandemic.
- March 16, 2021
London, Ont., team researching COVID-19 impacts on brain zero in on ‘microbleeds’
A multidisciplinary team of clinicians and scientists are using ultra-high-field imaging to look at the long-term effects of COVID-19 on the brain.
- April 1, 2021
How medical students made life easier for doctors
Dr. Yashoda Valliere and her fellow medical students turned helping health-care professionals into its own essential service.