University of Toronto

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Researcher on the rise of ageism during the pandemic

When COVID-19 first emerged and began to spread, there was a rush to identify common characteristics shared by those infected. Geographic location, lifestyle and pre-existing health conditions were all early candidates for ...

Health

Blood test could predict diabetes years before it strikes

Scientists have identified metabolites in the blood that accurately predict whether a woman will develop type 2 diabetes after experiencing a transient form of illness during pregnancy. This discovery could lead to a test ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists develop smart search app for COVID-19 literature

Scientists all over the world have been racing to find answers since the onset of the deadly coronavirus pandemic. Seemingly overnight, a diverse array of the world's top researchers shifted their focus to the study of COVID-19, ...

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