SAV001, an HIV vaccine developed by Chil-Yong Kang and a research team at Western’s Schulich School of Medicine has successfully completed phase 1 trials. The results of the Phase I trial were
It had been thought that each copy of DNA- one inherited from the mother and one from the father- was treated the same. While most kids don’t want to pick between their parents
In recent days, the rise of social media has been phenomenal. People record their every move, emotion and thought on a number of platforms. One of the most used out of these has been Twitter.
Technically, we could assume that the increasing use of social media has been a factor to this sedentary lifestyle. However, have you ever wondered how the two could possibly be linked in a positive sense? Have we ever imagined that our social media traits can ultimately be responsible for how successful we are in our fitness endeavors?
A recently published scientific review states that supplementing food with vitamin D would prevent millions of cold and flu cases, and possibly save lives. The meta-analysis suggests daily or weekly vitamin D supplementation was useful in preventing respiratory tract infections.
Optogenetics, using light, can be used as an on-off switch in brain cells. It allows scientists to control memory recall, look for neuropathic illness treatment and find specific pathways for disorders, such as anxiety.
How do children see their own identity in relation to race and gender equality? A new study reveals that children do not perceive race and gender equally: gender is more important for the children’s identity than race.
Nowadays, everyone wants to be eco-friendly. Many people try to recycle, minimize the use of plastic or purchase only 100% recyclable products. We will do anything for our Mother Earth. What if I told you that we could diminish the use of regular plastic and substitute it with organic, biodegradable material that is as durable
As a child, my grandfather had instilled in my sister and I a love for stories involving the paranormal. One of the stories in a book, gifted by him one summer, was about the Bermuda triangle. Right from the beginning, it caught our attention. How could an area of the world be such that flights
A study by Stanford University shows accelerated maturation of a brain region involved in the integration of emotion and actions that occurs in adolescent girls with PTSD but not in boys of the same age group. According to a study by the Stanford University School of Medicine, traumatic stress can affect the developing brains of
Diabetes is a common life-long health condition, which affects more than 60 million people in Europe. It is one of the most prevalent chronic diseases seen around Europe. Left untreated, diabetes can lead to many complications including heart attacks, stroke, kidney failure and nerve damage. Left untreated, diabetes can lead to many complications including heart