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  1. Oct. 18, 2018Expert Advisory - Flu Vaccines

    Flu season runs from late fall to early spring, and the flu causes about 12,200 hospitalizations and 3,500 deaths in Canada each year. 

    Flu shots are the best defence against the flu, and there is a new high-dose flu vaccine available in Ontario. The University of Waterloo has experts available to speak with the media about the flu shot.

    Nancy Waite - School of Pharmacy and co-lead of the Ontario Pharmacy Evidence Network 

  2. Oct. 18, 2018Expert Advisory - Flu Vaccines

    Flu season runs from late fall to early spring, and the flu causes about 12,200 hospitalizations and 3,500 deaths in Canada each year. 

    Flu shots are the best defence against the flu, and there is a new high-dose flu vaccine available in Ontario. The University of Waterloo has experts available to speak with the media about the flu shot.

    Nancy Waite - School of Pharmacy and co-lead of the Ontario Pharmacy Evidence Network 

  3. Oct. 15, 2018Abnormal vision in childhood can affect brain functions

    A research team has discovered that abnormal vision in childhood can affect the development of higher-level brain areas responsible for things such as attention.

    The researchers from the University of Waterloo, University of British Columbia, and the University of Auckland uncovered differences in how the brain processes visual information in patients with various types of lazy eye. In doing so, they are the first to demonstrate that the brain can divert attention away from a lazy eye when both eyes are open.

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