Applied Health Sciences

Professor Ken Stark taking a sample of blood in Waterloo laboratory

Omega-3 supplements can prevent childhood asthma


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

Bert Matthews Hall in Winter

Wishing you a healthy holiday season


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

Health-care students looking at laptop

Educating health-care students about transgender patients


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


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


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

Applied Health Sciences Professor Middleton

Can exercise prevent dementia?


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

Fitsum Areguy

Waterloo student wins top volunteer honour


Applied Health Sciences student’s volunteer work is shining light on needs of young caregivers

Maraca Stadium, Rio de Janeiro

Can two countries host the Olympics Games together?


New regulations will allow multiple cities to share a single bid, but Waterloo research suggests cities will have to find new ways to rally support

Nooran AbuMazen studying samples of a brain

Student places second in world neuroscience competition


Incoming Waterloo student competed against 26 of the world's top high school students in Copenhagen

Health IM Founders

People in a mental health crisis get treatment faster with new tech


Police are using HealthIM’s software to assess risk at the scene and to save time by alerting emergency rooms to incoming patients in crisis