Friday, November 3, 2017

Researcher appointed new Canada Research Chair

Professor Mark Ferro is the new Canada Research Chair in Youth Mental Health, the Government of Canada announced.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Researcher inducted into Academy of Health Sciences

Professor Sue Horton has been appointed a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences for her significant contributions in the field of health economics.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Beverage industry capitalizing on countries with fewer health regulations

Beverage vending machine

Considerable exposure to sugary drinks combined with a lack of water fountains in high schools are likely important contributors to increased consumption of sugar sweetened beverages, a new study from the University of Waterloo has found.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Yoga and meditation improve brain function and energy levels

Person in yoga pose on mat.

Practicing brief sessions of Hatha yoga and mindfulness meditation can significantly improve brain function and energy levels, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Young people with chronic illness more likely to attempt suicide

Young people between the ages of 15 and 30 living with a chronic illness are three times more likely to attempt suicide than their healthy peers, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo.

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