News archive - December 2021

Monday, December 20, 2021

Wearable biosensors can help people with complex health conditions

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Remote monitoring of health-related behaviour with wearable sensor technology is feasible for people with complex health conditions, shows a recent University of Waterloo study.

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Researchers awarded $10 million U.S. for global tobacco study

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The University of Waterloo is one of the lead institutions in a five-year, $10 million (U.S.) international study funded by the United States’ National Cancer Institute. The multi-centre study will evaluate the behavioural and long-term health impact of different regulatory approaches to e-cigarettes and other new nicotine products among youth and adults in seven countries.

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Improving perceptions of emerging technologies can help ease strain on health-care systems

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More attention must be paid to improving perceptions of emerging technologies like AI-powered symptom checkers, which could ease the strain on health-care systems, according to a recent study.

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