The Labour Market Information Council (LMIC) has named Ellen MacEachen, professor and associate director in the School of Public Health and Health Systems, a member of the newly formed 14-person Labour Market Information Experts Panel.
Affordable access to quality medical diagnosis in low- and middle-income countries is the focus of research that Susan Horton, professor in the School of Public Health and Health Systems and the Department of Economics at the University of Waterloo, is having published in The Lancet, the world’s oldest and best-known med
A study led by the University of Waterloo found it’s generally a combination of unhealthy behaviours among youth that could be the greatest predictors of whether or not young people will experience obesity issues in adulthood.
A new algorithm developed at the University of Waterloo will help first responders and home care providers better help the elderly during natural disasters.
According to the World Health Organization, older adults who live at home face disproportionately high fatality rates during natural disasters as evidenced by Hurricane Katrina where 71 per cent of the deaths resulting from that disaster involved people over 60 years of age.
Over half of Canadian youth and young adults who have consumed energy drinks have experienced negative health effects as a result, according to a study from the University of Waterloo.
In a nationwide survey of Canadian youth, over half of those who had ever consumed an energy drink had reported experiencing an adverse health event, including rapid heartbeat, nausea, and in rare cases, seizures.