Aging and Health Promotion

From research into better care for Alzheimer’s patients and studies that have reduced the use of tobacco in countries around the world, to drug delivery at a nano-scale and nanotechnology that can detect life-threatening diseases in their earliest stages, Waterloo research helps prolong and improve lives.

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Do skyscrapers stress you out?

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Psychology researcher is examining how dense urban areas affect our physical and mental health

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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Celebrating 60 years of innovation

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From 74 engineering students in 1957 to 198,000 alumni six decades later

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How racism affects health and well-being

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Register to attend campus event on mental health and racism

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Beyond Innovation: Waterloo’s 2016-17 State of the University Report

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At the University of Waterloo, beyond is where we begin

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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

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Waterloo project wins top honours in Dyson competition

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James Dyson says Medella Health’s smart contact lens shows how good design and engineering can improve lives

Pharmacy Professor Kelly Grindrod

The opioid crisis: How pharmacists can help save lives

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Waterloo’s School of Pharmacy has created a video to help addicts and their families administer a life-saving drug now available without a prescription

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Waterloo tech changes the way competitive swimmers train

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Minister of Small Business and Tourism Bardish Chagger announces $500K for TritonWear Inc., a startup founded by engineering alumni

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Waterloo engineer by day, circus performer by night

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Graduate engineering student Sara Greenberg uses her work as a contemporary circus performer to enrich her research

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