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Thursday, September 12, 2019

What multilingual nuns can tell us about dementia

Nun in habit writing in book

A strong ability in languages may help reduce the risk of developing dementia, says a new University of Waterloo study.

Friday, June 21, 2019

Kinesiology researchers work with astronauts to study aging and cardiovascular health

David Saint-Jacques waving from the ISS

Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques returns to Earth June 24 after more than six months in space. Using data obtained from Saint-Jacques during his space mission, a Waterloo research team is helping to develop strategies for healthy aging here on Earth.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Youth in Canada and U.S. vaping more than ever

Hand holding vaping device

A new generation of e-cigarettes with higher levels of nicotine could be the reason that more adolescents in Canada and the U.S. are vaping more than ever before. 

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Health policies key factor in hospitalization of seniors

Older adult with a walker in a hospital gown

Government policy and infrastructure have a substantial impact on hospitalization of older adults, according to a University of Waterloo study.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

New research suggests sugar taxes and labelling are effective

Spoonful of sugar

Taxes on sugary products and labels on the front of packages can help reduce sugar consumption, according to a study from the University of Waterloo.

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