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It appears that some superbugs have evolved to develop the ability to manipulate the immune system to everyone's advantage.
Research performed by Nicole Lauzon and Dr. Steven Laviolette of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at The University of Western Ontario has found key processes in the brain that control the emotional significance of our experiences and how we form memories of them.
Research led by David Hess of the Robarts Research Institute at The University of Western Ontario has identified how to use selected stem cells from bone marrow to grow new blood vessels to treat diseases such as peripheral artery disease.
A newly published study found patients actually have more control of their high blood pressure (hypertension) when treated with less medication.
Canada's only supervised injection facility has extended lives of drug users and saved the healthcare system millions of dollars, a study indicates. When examining the cost-effectiveness of Insite, an injection facility in a Vancouver, British Columbia, neighborhood where about 5,000 injection drug users live, University of Western Ontario researchers said they found the facility saved about $14 million in healthcare costs and added about 920 life-years during a 10-year period. The study...
Using pain treatments which contain codeine may be risky for some breastfeeding mothers, according to researchers at the University of Western Ontario, and the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto.
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A new discovery by a scientist from The University of Western Ontario provides conclusive evidence which supports decades-old evolutionary doctrines long accepted as fact.
The extra fat we carry around our middle could be making us hungrier, so we eat more, which in turn leads to even more belly fat.