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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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

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Artificial intelligence and the Waterloo-Toronto tech supercluster

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University of Waterloo will play important role with applied AI solutions for everything from healthcare to finance and transportation

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Women innovators gather for Waterloo WIMIn conference

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Sharita Henry’s startup will help bridge communication gaps for students on the autism spectrum

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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

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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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