Applied Health Sciences

Cheetah running

Kinesiology brings research to life at Ontario Science Centre

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Biomechanics: The Machine Inside exhibit gives visitors a hands-on look at the marvels of natural engineering that drive human and animal movement

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Four Waterloo alumni make Canada's astronaut short list

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Canadian Space Agency (CSA) launches campaign to recruit two new astronauts

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Added sugar found in two-thirds of packaged foods

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Even baby food and products marketed as healthy alternatives often contain added sugar, study finds

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Parkinson’s patients are over-prescribed antipsychotics

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More than one-third of people with Parkinson’s disease in long-term care homes are given antipsychotic medication, study finds

Professor Ken Stark taking a sample of blood in Waterloo laboratory

Omega-3 supplements can prevent childhood asthma

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Taking certain omega-3 fatty acid supplements during pregnancy can reduce the risk of childhood asthma by almost one third according to new study

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Wishing you a healthy holiday season

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Waterloo's Faculty of Applied Health Sciences launches year-end video with highlights from 2016

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Educating health-care students about transgender patients

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Waterloo’s School of Pharmacy launches an online education program to help health-care students provide high-quality care to transgender patients

Professor Corey Johnson

Challenging men to understand privilege

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Applied Health Sciences Professor Corey Johnson kicks off Gender and Equity Scholarship Series with a talk on October 18

Applied Health Sciences Professor Suzanne Tyas

Your teenage years may predict your risk for Alzheimer’s

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Applied Health Sciences researcher is examining links between adolescence and Alzheimer’s disease

Applied Health Sciences Professor Middleton

Can exercise prevent dementia?

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Waterloo researcher examines link between exercise, cognitive training, vitamin D and dementia

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