News archive - December 2016

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Omega-3 supplements can prevent childhood asthma

Professor Ken Stark takes a sample of blood to determine the levels of omega-3 fatty acids.

Taking certain omega-3 fatty acid supplements during pregnancy can reduce the risk of childhood asthma by almost one third, according to a new study from the Copenhagen Prospective Studies on Asthma in Childhood (COPSAC) and the University of Waterloo.

Friday, December 23, 2016

Remembering Mike Sharratt

Michael Sharratt

Michael (Mike) Sharratt, distinguished professor emeritus, former dean of applied health sciences and president of the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging, died on Friday, December 23, 2016.

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