Alyson McGregor: Why medicine often has dangerous side effects for women
For most of the past century, drugs approved and released to market have been tested only on male patients, leading to improper dosing and unacceptable side effects for women. The important physiological differences between men and women have only recently been taken into consideration in medical research. Emergency doctor Alyson McGregor studies these differences, and in this fascinating talk she discusses the history behind how the male model became our framework for medical research and how understanding differences between men and women can lead to more effective treatments for both sexes.
Western launches initiative exploring musical learning experiences across lifespan
London - The University of Edinburgh's Katie Overy started her academic career with her graduate research, which examined dyslexic children's difficulties with musical timing and the potential of rhythm-based music lessons to support dyslexic children's language and literacy skills.
Guelph Community Foundation announces over $124,000 to grant recipients
Guelph At a community celebration held yesterday at the River Run Centre, The Guelph Community Foundation announced $124,097 in grants to 39 organizations throughout Guelph and Wellington County. The grants, which were awarded this morning as part of The Foundation’s 2015 Fall Granting Program, will benefit a wide spectrum of community organizations in the fields of arts and culture, youth, education and social services.
Canadian Office Markets Await Rebound in Tenant Demand
Toronto - While the Canadian economy is growing again following a shallow technical recession, the Canadian office market has yet to experience a rebound in tenant demand. CBRE Limited’s National Office and Industrial Third Quarter 2015 Statistical Summary reflects the uneven performance of the Canadian economy and the steady rise of Canadian office vacancy rates.
2015 Vital Signs Priority Report: Belonging linked to other priority areas.
2015 edition covers the four priority areas: Belonging & Leadership, Arts & Culture, Getting Started and Health & Wellness. Sense of Belonging: Lukewarm
Kitchener The Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation (The KWCF) released the eighth annual Waterloo Region’s Vital Signs report this morning. The 2015 edition covers the four priority areas established in 2013, as a part of the multi-year Vital Signs cycle: Belonging & Leadership, Arts & Culture, Getting Started and Health & Wellness and highlights the linkages between Belonging and the other priority areas.
Ontario and Lowering Premiums
Drivers with Winter Tires Eligible for Insurance Discount
Ontario Promoting Safe Driving and Helping Drivers Save on Auto Insurance
Queens Park - Ontario is moving forward with its plan to help lower auto insurance rates by requiring all insurance companies in the province to provide a discount for drivers who buy and install winter tires, starting January 1, 2016.
Quarterly Retail Commodity Survey, second quarter 2015
Ottawa - Retail sales increased 2.2% from the second quarter of 2014 to $135.5 billion in the second quarter 2015. Higher sales in 8 of the 10 major commodity groups were tempered by lower sales of automotive fuels, oils and additives.
A summer of overspending for many Canadians
Toronto Almost four in ten respondents (39 per cent) spent more than anticipated this past summer, according to a national survey conducted for Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada.
Blurring The Lines Between Print And Digital, St. Joseph Communications Releases Their "2016 Print In A Digital World" Trend Report
Toronto - Today, St. Joseph Communications has released it's latest trend report "2016 Print in a Digital World". The trend report identifies major trends transforming our omnichannel multiverse and how Marketers can leverage the identified examples to mix, match and marry the exciting world of print and digital.
Ontario Awards Prestigious Health Quality and Safety Medals
Celebrating Excellence in Ontario’s Health Leaders
Queens Park - yesterday, Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, handed out two Minister’s Medals to Honour Excellence in Health Quality and Safety. The medals are part of an annual recognition program that celebrates the efforts of Ontario’s health care providers in improving care for Ontarians. This year, medals were awarded to one team and one individual.
Study reveals high rates of preventable cancers in Indigenous peoples of high-income countries
Brisbane, AU -Research published in The Lancet Oncology, led by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) on the scale and profile of cancer in indigenous peoples of the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand has revealed high rates of often preventable cancers including lung and cervical cancer, emphasising the need for targeted prevention strategies in these populations.
Figuring it Out - Book
4 Tips To Help Couples Keep The Peace About Money
Money may not have the power to buy happiness, but it sure can stress us out. In fact, a survey by the American Psychological Association pinpointed money as the leading cause of stress for Americans, with 72 percent saying they had felt at least some stress about money in the previous month.
TRJet to Team with Pratt & Whitney Canada on New, Improved PW306B Engines
Berlin In the latest step forward for creation of Turkey’s first regional aircraft, TRJet announced an agreement on plans to use Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) to upgrade and supply PW306B engines for TRJet aircraft. The memorandum of understanding involves Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) German-based subsidiary 328 Support Services GmbH (328), the current type certificate holder and a major partner in TRJet’s 328 aircraft production.
World Allergy Organization begins XXIV World Allergy Congress (WAC 2015) in Seoul, Korea
WAC 2015 will highlight unmet needs in allergy research and patient care
Seoul, Korea - The World Allergy Organization (WAO) officially commences the XXIV World Allergy Congress (WAC 2015) in Seoul, Korea today through 17 October, in collaboration with the Korean Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Clinical Immunology (KAAACI) and their mutually collaborating partner the Asia Pacific Association of Pediatric Allergy, Respirology and Immunology (APAPARI).
Guelph Hydro’s Director of Communications appointed to Electrical Safety Authority Consumer Advisory Council
Council committed to enhancing electrical safety in Ontario
Guelph Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc. is pleased to announce that Sandy Manners, Director of Corporate Communications for Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc., Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc., and Envida Community Energy Inc., has been appointed to the Electrical Safety Authority’s Consumer Advisory Council.