News archive - March 2018

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Wearable tech that speeds healing from injuries

Daniel Choi and Alexa Roeper wear their medical arm bands

Waterloo startup is developing a data-driven medical device that treats injuries while you wear it.

When people need physical therapy after an injury, they typically take days off work to go to physiotherapy clinics for multiple treatments. Those treatments can be expensive if the therapy isn’t covered by insurance, and time lag between appointments can be frustrating in terms of lost time and slower healing. But an emerging trend in medicine is to take treatment out of the clinic and make it mobile.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

The connection between Huntington disease and diet

Istock illustration of a brain with neurons.

Biology congratulates its newest faculty member, Dale Martin, on his latest paper.