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.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

David Hammond honoured for outstanding graduate mentorship

David Hammond.

The Canadian Association for Graduate Studies has named David Hammond a finalist for its national 2019 Award for Outstanding Graduate Mentorship.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Weight stigma affects gay men on dating apps

Adult perusing cell phone.

Weight stigma is an issue for queer men using dating apps, says a new University of Waterloo study. The study found that Grindr, the most popular dating app for gay, bisexual, two-spirit and queer men, had a negative effect on men’s body image, especially when it came to weight. Three out of four gay men are reported to have used Grindr.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

What multilingual nuns can tell us about dementia

Nun in habit writing in book

A strong ability in languages may help reduce the risk of developing dementia, says a new University of Waterloo study.

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