Thursday, December 12, 2019

Research calls for new measures to treat mental illness and opioid use

Pills spilling out of pill bottle.

Opioid use among psychiatric hospital patients needs to be addressed through an integrated approach to managing mental illness, pain and substance use, a study by the University of Waterloo has found.

Monday, November 25, 2019

Patterns of youth alcohol use show need for early intervention

Youth clinking beer glasses

Youth who drink a few times per month in Grade 9 are likely to become weekly – and even binge – drinkers in the following years, says a recent University of Waterloo study.

Monday, October 28, 2019

Craig Janes honoured by Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research

Craig Janes

Congratulations to Craig Janes for receiving the Vic Neufeld Mentorship Award in Global Health Research.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Scott Leatherdale named American Academy of Health Behavior Fellow

Scott Leatherdale.

Congratulations to Scott Leatherdale, recently named a Fellow of the American Academy of Health Behavior.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Perception of risk may lead to more cancer screening

Close-up of mammography machine

Mammography screening rates may be increased by better sensitizing women to their risk of getting breast cancer, says a new University of Waterloo study.