University of Western Ontario

Looking to take type 2 diabetes into remission

Since launching two years ago, an innovative study, led by Western professor Irene Hramiak, aims to induce remission of type 2 diabetes and has captured the attention of hundreds of Londoners. For those with type 2 diabetes, ...

Jan 08, 2018
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Sedentary desk jockeys, stand up for your health: study

Sit up, stand up, repeat often. Sedentary people can put their prolonged chair-sitting days behind them with a few simple, strategic behavioural changes, says a new study by researchers at Western University in London, Canada.

Jan 04, 2018
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Study explores 'imposter syndrome' in physicians

Even the most seasoned and successful physicians experience 'imposter syndrome' – that nagging feeling of self-doubt in so many of us – during times of personal struggle or when confronted by an error, according to a ...

Dec 08, 2017
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Moderate delays safe in treating colon cancer

Despite longer treatment wait times from diagnosis to surgery for patients with colon cancer – some even exceeding the 28-day recommendation by an additional two months – there seems to be no adverse impact on survival ...

Dec 08, 2017
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