Health

Study Says Mild Head Hits Can Cause Brain Changes

Even mild hits in contact sports show obvious changes in the brain From Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University: Suffering a concussion can cause serious and often lasting damage in the brain. For athletes, it could be one strong blow to the head during a tackle, or an aggressive head-first check into the […]

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Local Researchers Receive COVID-19 Funding

Provincial funding enables coronavirus research in London, Ontario LONDON, ON – Three studies investigating a range of important COVID-19 questions led by teams from Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University are among an initial 15 projects funded through the Government of Ontario’s COVID-19 Rapid Research Fund. Studying a human protein in the treatment of […]

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St. John Ambulance Launches Online Mental Health Course

St. John Ambulance launches its new 1-day, peer-to-peer mental health course: Mental Health & Wellness for the Workplace in a virtual classroom, as an instructor-led, online offering. St. John Ambulance considers it everyone’s business to care about mental health and wellness in the workplace. As co-workers we are often in a position to recognize when […]

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