Going Organic: uOttawa team realizing the limitless possibilities of wearable electronics

Benoît Lessard and his team are developing carbon-based technologies which could lead to improved flexible phone displays, make robotic skin more sensitive and allow for wearable electronics that could monitor the physical health of athletes in real-time. With the help of the Canadian Light Source (CLS) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask), a team of…

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Cleveland Clinic receives two grants totaling $4.6m to study cancer drug in Alzheimer’s

Jan. 27, 2021, Las Vegas: The National Institute of Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) awarded five-year grants of $3.2 million and $1.4 million, respectively, to scientists from Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health to study the therapeutic potential of the anti-cancer…

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Confirmed improvement in first responders’ brain health after shortened training protocol

DALLAS (January 26, 2021) – Many people believe that they can’t change their brains, or that their brain health will inevitably decline as they age. But the Strategic Memory Advanced Reasoning Tactics (SMART) training protocol, created by researchers and clinicians at the Center for BrainHealth®, has been demonstrated over the past two decades to improve…

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Heart disease #1 cause of death rank likely to be impacted by COVID-19 for years to come

DALLAS, Jan. 27, 2021 — Heart disease remains the leading cause of death worldwide, according to the American Heart Association’s Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics — 2021 Update, published today in the Association’s flagship journal Circulation, and experts warn that the broad influence of the COVID-19 pandemic will likely continue to extend that ranking for…

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