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Lethbridge College researchers working on homegrown solution to potential antibiotics crisis

Lethbridge College researchers working on homegrown solution to potential antibiotics crisis

A potential health crisis is more likely as infectious diseases become increasingly immune to current antibiotic treatments, according to experts. Researchers from Lethbridge College are collecting and testing more than a thousand species of plants that are native to Alberta to find out if they can be a part …

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Coronavirus: WHO team visits research lab in Wuhan, China – National

Coronavirus: WHO team visits research lab in Wuhan, China - National

World Health Organization investigators on Wednesday visited a research center in the Chinese city of Wuhan that has been the subject of speculation about the origins of the coronavirus. The WHO team’s visit to the Wuhan Institute of Virology is a highlight of their mission to gather data and …

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WHO team to research COVID-19 origins in Wuhan. Here’s what we know – National

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After a two-week quarantine, the real work can begin. Maybe. A World Health Organization team of researchers emerged from their hotel Thursday for the first time since their arrival in the central Chinese city of Wuhan to start searching for clues into the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read …

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Coronavirus: Research indicates women in the workforce hit hard by COVID-19

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A tweet from a software manager in Saskatoon has gone vira, after he said he would not accept an employee’s request to scale back her workload by 20 per cent. The request came because the staff member told her boss she didn’t feel as though she was able to …

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Coronavirus: Research shows sewage could help prevent COVID-19 outbreaks – Montreal

Coronavirus: Research shows sewage could help prevent COVID-19 outbreaks - Montreal

McGill university professor and researcher Dominic Frigon is eager to collect what you are eager to discard: some of the province’s sewage. “This is what we keep and that is now precious because here we have our COVID virus,” said Frigon as he showed a small vial containing a …

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USask team studying how mask wearing doesn’t affect oxygen intake during a workout – Saskatoon

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Research done at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) has found wearing a mask doesn’t affect a person’s ability to breath while they exercise strenuously. Physically-fit participants featuring seven men and seven woman each rode a stationary bike three times until they reached the exhaustion — once with no mask, …

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Quebec researchers to study delayed grieving process caused by COVID-19 pandemic restrictions – Montreal

Quebec researchers to study delayed grieving process caused by COVID-19 pandemic restrictions - Montreal

Researchers from the Université de Montréal are looking into the impact of dealing with loss during the COVID-19 pandemic, which forbids families from holding traditional funeral ceremonies. Teaming up with funeral homes in Quebec, the study will look at delayed and disrupted mourning and the impacts that has on …

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Research shows COVID-19 immunity different than flu immunity, antibodies drop ‘rapidly’ after recovery – Montreal

Research shows COVID-19 immunity different than flu immunity, antibodies drop ‘rapidly’ after recovery - Montreal

Researchers in Montreal and Toronto are studying the body’s immunity response to COVID-19, and early findings show that immunity to the novel coronavirus is less protective than that to influenza — the common flu. Tania Watts, a PhD with the department of immunology at the University of Toronto, says …

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Research shows COVID-19 immunity weaker than flu immunity, antibodies drop ‘rapidly’ after recovery – Montreal

Research shows COVID-19 immunity weaker than flu immunity, antibodies drop ‘rapidly’ after recovery - Montreal

Researchers in Montreal and Toronto are studying the body’s immunity response to COVID-19, and early findings show that immunity to the novel coronavirus is lower than that to influenza — the common flu. Tania Watts, a PhD with the department of immunology at the University of Toronto, says researchers …

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New research suggests Alberta COVID-19 R value currently too high to lift restrictions

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When it comes to decisions about increasing or decreasing mandatory measures in Alberta, the most important number the province is watching could be the reproduction number — also known as the R value. The province has not made the R-value public since Nov. 22, but Global News has obtained …

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