Lawson Health Research Institute

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Name: Lawson Health Research Institute
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 7 reports

Western University study unlocking secrets of breast tissue

A unique population of microbes in the female breast may lay the groundwork for understanding how this bacterial community contributes to health and disease, according to a new study out of Western University. The study titled "Microbiota of human breast ... [Published UWO Western News - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

Western University researchers study causes of childhood concussions in rural and urban areas

Researchers at Western University (London, Canada) have found youth living in rural areas are more likely to sustain concussions from injuries involving motorized vehicles such as all-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes, whereas youth living in urban areas ... [Published News-Medical.Net - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Well-worn path from the rink to ER for London kids

The hockey rink is ground zero for children getting concussions in London, with 368 suffering a trauma bad enough to warrant a trip to an emergency room, researchers have found.That finding by Western University researchers is part of a plan to paint ... [Published London Free Press - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Rural Versus Urban Causes of Childhood Concussion

Dr. Doug Fraser, a scientist with the Children's Health Research Institute at Lawson Health Research Institute and Tanya Charyk Stewart, the Injury Epidemiologist for the Trauma Program at Children's Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) and ... [Published ScienceNewsline - Mar 31 2014]

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"The findings open a completely new avenue for this important disease" said Reid. "Imagine if women hav
"It shows you how closely microbes are associated with our body and our health," Reid says. "And when you modulate them through probiotics chances are you could have an effect that's beneficial."
...certain types of bacteria actually may reduce the risk of cancer, the findings open a completely new avenue for this important disease," said Reid. "Imagine if women have a microbiota in the breast that puts them at higher risk of cancer? Or, if various drugs such as antibiotics or birth control pills alter the types of bacteria and their risk of cancer?"
"It was important for us to learn about who is getting injured, where they're getting injured, and why they're getting injured. Once you answer those questions, then you can implement targeted injury prevention programs" says Dr. Fraser, an associate professor in the Departments of Paediatrics, Physiology & Pharmacology and Clinical Neurological Sciences at Western's...

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Western University study unlocking secrets of b... [Published UWO Western News - Apr 09 2014]
Western University professor links cancer to ba... [Published London Free Press - Apr 09 2014]
Bacteria may play a role in breast cancer [Published Melfort Journal - Apr 08 2014]
Possible link between bacteria and breast cance... [Published TheLoop.ca - Apr 08 2014]
Can Bacteria Cause Breast Cancer? [Published Canadian BioTechnologist2.0 - Apr 08 2014]
Unlocking secrets of breast tissue [Published Medical Xpress - Apr 08 2014]
Western University study unlocking secrets of b... [Published EurekAlert! - Apr 08 2014]
Western University researchers study causes of ... [Published News-Medical.Net - Apr 01 2014]
Well-worn path from the rink to ER for London kids [Published London Free Press - Apr 01 2014]
Rural Versus Urban Causes of Childhood Concussion [Published ScienceNewsline - Mar 31 2014]
Rural versus urban causes of childhood concussion [Published EurekAlert! - Mar 31 2014]
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