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The Globe and Mail
Alberta parents’ case sheds light on regulation of naturopathsComplementary and Alternative Research and Education Program, or CARE. A simil
Alberta parents’ case sheds light on regulation of naturopaths
The Globe and Mail / Posted an hour ago
Complementary and Alternative Research and Education Program, or CARE. A similar outcry erupted last year over a University of Toronto researcher’s plans to conduct a randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled study – the gold standard... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Life through the eyes of a connected but burdened generationYouTube can be a star-making machine, you’d think Sabrina would have stars in h
Life through the eyes of a connected but burdened generation
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
YouTube can be a star-making machine, you’d think Sabrina would have stars in her eyes. Instead, she is heading to the University of Toronto, to study math. Her dream: a finance job in a big company, with a steady paycheque, maybe doing her own... Read more
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Timmins Times
Designs of proposed aquatic centre unveiledCravit spoke about the design for the new aquatic centre. Cravit received his B
Designs of proposed aquatic centre unveiled
Timmins Times / Posted 3 hours ago
Cravit spoke about the design for the new aquatic centre. Cravit received his Bachelor of Architecture (Honours) from the University of Toronto and holds a Masters degree in Urban Design from Harvard University. Cravit said phase one of the... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Yazaki North America names new CFOand financial capabilities he brings a "wealth of experience and knowledge" to
Yazaki North America names new CFO
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 5 hours ago
and financial capabilities he brings a "wealth of experience and knowledge" to the team. Kunihiro, who attended the University of Toronto, is a member of the Ontario Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants and is a U.S. certified... Read more
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Daily Mail
Texting and gaming are lowering the age of arthritis, experts warnsplitting their attention between various devices achieved lower test scores th
Texting and gaming are lowering the age of arthritis, experts warn
Daily Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
splitting their attention between various devices achieved lower test scores than those who did not. Researchers at the University of Toronto looked at the effect of juggling multiple devices, such as watching television on while texting, on... Read more
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FOX News
Many obese young adults unaware of kidney disease riskexcess fat stores, can influence the risk for metabolic diseases, said Dr. Laur
Many obese young adults unaware of kidney disease risk
FOX News / Posted 12 hours ago
excess fat stores, can influence the risk for metabolic diseases, said Dr. Laura Rosella, a public health researcher at the University of Toronto who wasn't involved in the study. "It is important to note that people with extra body weight overall... Read more
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Psych Central
Perception of Probabilities Influenced by Direction of TrendsHowever, we often think differently when a forecast goes from a 40 per cent cha
Perception of Probabilities Influenced by Direction of Trends
Psych Central / Posted 12 hours ago
However, we often think differently when a forecast goes from a 40 per cent chance of rain down to 30. According to a new University of Toronto study, the probability of something happening can feel more or less likely to happen depending on an... Read more
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Business Standard India
Childhood abuse ups drug addiction risk in adulthoodviolence) forms of childhood victimisation are associated with substance abuse,
Childhood abuse ups drug addiction risk in adulthood
Business Standard India / Posted 16 hours ago
violence) forms of childhood victimisation are associated with substance abuse," said Esme Fuller-Thomson, Professor at the University of Toronto. Among the study participants one in five adults dependent on drugs and alcohol had been sexually... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Little sis rushes to stardomin the top 100. She ia also just the second Canadian to win a major, joining Sa
Little sis rushes to stardom
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 hours ago
in the top 100. She ia also just the second Canadian to win a major, joining Sandra Post in 1968. The daughter of a former University of Toronto hockey goalie, Henderson also played her country's national sport when she was younger, but hung up her... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury project teaches miners to share researchsignificant annual energy savings being possible for mine sites using new energ
Sudbury project teaches miners to share research
The Sudbury Star / Posted 19 hours ago
significant annual energy savings being possible for mine sites using new energy auditing and flow-tracking techniques. University of Toronto researchers, meanwhile, came up with new ideas and techniques that can be developed to allow for the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Why couples in China go all out for the wedding photos (it’s more than just love)not like our parents’ generation, whose primary goal was a stable lifestyle jus
Why couples in China go all out for the wedding photos (it’s more than just love)
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
not like our parents’ generation, whose primary goal was a stable lifestyle just like everybody else.” James Poborsa, a University of Toronto lecturer, sees something else: The modern incarnation of the “staged scene,” a defining feature of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Leading statisticians establish steps to convey statistics a science not toolboxaccess "Ten Simple Rules (TSR)" series, this piece surpassed 51,000 views in on
Leading statisticians establish steps to convey statistics a science not toolbox
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
access "Ten Simple Rules (TSR)" series, this piece surpassed 51,000 views in only two weeks. Authors Nancy Reid, of the University of Toronto, Rob Kass of Carnegie Mellon University, Brian Caffo of Johns Hopkins University, Marie Davidian of... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Simple method may help predict type 2 diabetes risk in women with gestational diabeteswoman's risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 20 to 50 percent within five year
Simple method may help predict type 2 diabetes risk in women with gestational diabetes
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
woman's risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 20 to 50 percent within five years after pregnancy. The joint efforts of the University of Toronto's Michael Wheeler, a professor in the Department of Physiology, and Erica Gunderson, Senior Research... Read more
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The Scientist
Exercise-Induced Muscle Factor Promotes Memoryneurogenesis by enhancing expression of a growth factor—BDNF—in the brain,” add
Exercise-Induced Muscle Factor Promotes Memory
The Scientist / Posted yesterday
neurogenesis by enhancing expression of a growth factor—BDNF—in the brain,” added neuroscientist Paul Frankland of the University of Toronto who also was not involved in the study. “This is a long chain of events, from exercise to muscle to... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Country shrine grows by 4Public School, he attended Centennial Secondary School in Belleville before win
Country shrine grows by 4
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted yesterday
Public School, he attended Centennial Secondary School in Belleville before winning a pair of OUA rugby titles with the University of Toronto. Svoboda's career highlights include captaining the Canadian squad to its first and only win over... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Breakthrough blood test identifies premature birth riskworld to date and provides the earliest detection of premature birth. The team
Breakthrough blood test identifies premature birth risk
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
world to date and provides the earliest detection of premature birth. The team from the University of Western Australia, University of Toronto, University of Alberta and the University of Calgary said they recorded an 86 per cent accuracy rate in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
International Indigenous AIDS Group Announces Lineup of Speakers for Durban AIDS Pre-Conferenceof Human Rights Dr. Earl Nowgesic, Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous
International Indigenous AIDS Group Announces Lineup of Speakers for Durban AIDS Pre-Conference
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
of Human Rights Dr. Earl Nowgesic, Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto Marama Pala, International Indigenous Working Group on HIV & AIDS Delme Cupido, Open Society... Read more
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CBC.ca
Brazil bookings 'really kind of flat' as Zika fears outweigh visa breakvirus. "It's unfortunate, but the only news coming out of there seems to be ne
Brazil bookings 'really kind of flat' as Zika fears outweigh visa break
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
virus. "It's unfortunate, but the only news coming out of there seems to be negative," says sports marketing expert and University of Toronto professor Richard Powers. To top it all off, just yesterday high profile golfer Rory McIlroy announced... Read more
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New Kerala
Childhood abuse ups drug addiction risk in adulthood - newkerala.com #80693violence) forms of childhood victimisation are associated with substance abuse,
Childhood abuse ups drug addiction risk in adulthood - newkerala.com #80693
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
violence) forms of childhood victimisation are associated with substance abuse," said Esme Fuller-Thomson, Professor at the University of Toronto. Among the study participants one in five adults dependent on drugs and alcohol had been sexually... Read more
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Boston Globe
Phil Hyde, who championed ‘timesizing’ in several political campaigns, dies at 73as a young man he entertained thoughts of going into the ministry. In 1964,he g
Phil Hyde, who championed ‘timesizing’ in several political campaigns, dies at 73
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
as a young man he entertained thoughts of going into the ministry. In 1964,he graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Toronto, where he studied ancient history and languages, according to biographical information on his website,... Read more
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Philly.com
Smokers may try to quit 30 times before it stickstalking about five to seven attempts to quit,” said lead author Dr. Michael Cha
Smokers may try to quit 30 times before it sticks
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
talking about five to seven attempts to quit,” said lead author Dr. Michael Chaiton of the school of public health at the University of Toronto in Canada. “For us (the numbers) were a lot higher.” The lower estimate comes from a few past studies... Read more
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PhysOrg
Team discovers new origins for farmed ricejust been found in China, and it's about 9,000 years old. The discovery, made
Team discovers new origins for farmed rice
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
just been found in China, and it's about 9,000 years old. The discovery, made by a team of archaeologists that includes University of Toronto Mississauga professor Gary Crawford, sheds new light on the origins of rice domestication and on the... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Your Feedback Needed: Government of Canada Launches Review of Federal Support for Fundamental ScienceEmeritus, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario David Naylor (Chair), Professo
Your Feedback Needed: Government of Canada Launches Review of Federal Support for Fundamental Science
ScienceBlogs / Posted 2 days ago
Emeritus, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario David Naylor (Chair), Professor of Medicine and President Emeritus, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario Martha C. Piper, Interim President and Vice Chancellor, University of British... Read more
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Hamilton News
Relationship between sugar and obesity isn’t what you thinkinvited recently to give expert advice to a Senate committee reporting on obesi
Relationship between sugar and obesity isn’t what you think
Hamilton News / Posted 2 days ago
invited recently to give expert advice to a Senate committee reporting on obesity in Canada. Dr. John Sievenpiper of the University of Toronto, who should have been invited to brief the committee, concluded in a meta-analysis published in the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Average smoker takes 30 attempts to kick the habitmay be closer to 30, a new research suggests. Lead author, Dr Michael Chaiton
Average smoker takes 30 attempts to kick the habit
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
may be closer to 30, a new research suggests. Lead author, Dr Michael Chaiton of the school of public health at the University of Toronto, said: 'For so long we've been talking about five to seven attempts to quit. 'For us (the numbers)... Read more
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Times of Malta
It takes smokers 30 attempts to quit for good, study showstalking about five to seven attempts to quit," said lead author Dr. Michael Cha
It takes smokers 30 attempts to quit for good, study shows
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
talking about five to seven attempts to quit," said lead author Dr. Michael Chaiton of the School of Public Health at the University of Toronto in Canada. "For us (the numbers) were a lot higher." The lower estimate comes from a few past studies... Read more
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PhysOrg
Looking for a good nonprofit CEO? Choose a teddy bear, not a shark, study saysA University of Toronto study predicts success of CEOs of not-for-profit vs. fo
Looking for a good nonprofit CEO? Choose a teddy bear, not a shark, study says
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
A University of Toronto study predicts success of CEOs of not-for-profit vs. for-profit organizations based on perceptions of warmth and power in faces of leaders. Credit: Diana Tyszko, University of Toronto According to University of Toronto... Read more
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Eye Witness News
'Smokers may try to quit 30 times before it sticks'talking about five to seven attempts to quit,” said lead author Dr Michael Chai
'Smokers may try to quit 30 times before it sticks'
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
talking about five to seven attempts to quit,” said lead author Dr Michael Chaiton of the school of public health at the University of Toronto in Canada. “For us (the numbers) were a lot higher.” The lower estimate comes from a few past studies... Read more
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Newsmax
Smokers May Need 30 Tries to Quittalking about five to seven attempts to quit," said lead author Dr. Michael Cha
Smokers May Need 30 Tries to Quit
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
talking about five to seven attempts to quit," said lead author Dr. Michael Chaiton of the school of public health at the University of Toronto in Canada. "For us (the numbers) were a lot higher." The lower estimate comes from a few past studies... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
P.K. Subban doesn't care about those nagging trade rumourstraining regime. Part of the off-ice work has included sessions with former Can
P.K. Subban doesn't care about those nagging trade rumours
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 2 days ago
training regime. Part of the off-ice work has included sessions with former Canadian track star Ben Johnson at the University of Toronto. “He’s helped me tremendously,” said Subban. “He’s got a tremendous mind for training and discipline.... Read more
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The Northern View
Heart of Our City, The happiness parade with Devlin Fernandesthe resources there and the community is not capturing it,” she said. She took
Heart of Our City, The happiness parade with Devlin Fernandes
The Northern View / Posted 2 days ago
the resources there and the community is not capturing it,” she said. She took her Masters in forest conservation at the University of Toronto and then she was drawn back to the beauty of the West Coast. Her first move to connect with the... Read more
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CBC.ca
How 1981 Toronto bathhouse raids galvanized gay communityjoined the legal defence committee that had been formed to represent those char
How 1981 Toronto bathhouse raids galvanized gay community
CBC.ca / Posted 2 days ago
joined the legal defence committee that had been formed to represent those charged, as did David Rayside, now a University of Toronto political science professor and former director of the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Assisted dying for psychiatric conditions could put vulnerable people at riskat the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland, United States,
Assisted dying for psychiatric conditions could put vulnerable people at risk
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland, United States, with Dr. Trudo Lemmens, a professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law & the Dalla Lana School of Public Health. Canada has been grappling recently with... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study shows how age-related inhibitory deficits can affect visual perceptionJohn A.E. Anderson at York University in Toronto, M. Karl Healey at the Univers
Study shows how age-related inhibitory deficits can affect visual perception
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
John A.E. Anderson at York University in Toronto, M. Karl Healey at the University of Pennsylvania and Lynn Hasher at the University of Toronto -- were interested specifically in what is known as figure-ground perception, in which two areas in a... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Sleeping pills and youhas better evidence to help restoring sleep and that’s certainly safer,” said J
Sleeping pills and you
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 2 days ago
has better evidence to help restoring sleep and that’s certainly safer,” said Jamie Kellar, an assistant professor with the University of Toronto’s Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy. “These shouldn’t be lifelong treatments.” Safer, nonpharmacological... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Three students compete at Ontario Provincial Heritage FairParticipants in the Ontario Provincial Heritage Fair pose for a photograph in f
Three students compete at Ontario Provincial Heritage Fair
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 2 days ago
Participants in the Ontario Provincial Heritage Fair pose for a photograph in front of the William Doo Auditorium at the University of Toronto on June 11. TORONTO—Winners from the recent Kenjgewin Teg Regional Heritage Fair, representing two... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Smokers may try to quit 30 times before it stickstalking about five to seven attempts to quit,” said lead author Dr. Michael Cha
Smokers may try to quit 30 times before it sticks
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
talking about five to seven attempts to quit,” said lead author Dr. Michael Chaiton of the school of public health at the University of Toronto in Canada. “For us (the numbers) were a lot higher.” The lower estimate comes from a few past studies... Read more
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CTV News
Ontario can't say whether ban on pit bulls reduced dog attacksnext to impossible to make good policy without evidence," said Erich Hartmann,
Ontario can't say whether ban on pit bulls reduced dog attacks
CTV News / Posted 3 days ago
next to impossible to make good policy without evidence," said Erich Hartmann, who works at the Mowat Centre, a University of Toronto-based public policy think tank. People are often affected by anecdotes rather than data, he... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Indigenous family welcomes third generation into lawgranddaughter’s years at law school underscore their vastly differing experienc
Indigenous family welcomes third generation into law
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
granddaughter’s years at law school underscore their vastly differing experiences. Her education came at a time when the University of Toronto has an elder-in-residence who performs smudging ceremonies at events hosted by the Aboriginal Law... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
LaFLECHE: The sad history of 'Indian hospitals'in the past, you can tell them it's because that history is very much alive for
LaFLECHE: The sad history of 'Indian hospitals'
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 3 days ago
in the past, you can tell them it's because that history is very much alive for many people. And until we learn to deal with the reality of that, nothing is going to change. Lux's book is avialable from the University of Toronto Press and on Ama... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
LaFLECHE: The sad history of 'Indian hospitals'in the past, you can tell them it's because that history is very much alive for
LaFLECHE: The sad history of 'Indian hospitals'
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 3 days ago
in the past, you can tell them it's because that history is very much alive for many people. And until we learn to deal with the reality of that, nothing is going to change. Lux's book is avialable from the University of Toronto Press and on Ama... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Smokers may try to quit 30 times before it stickstalking about five to seven attempts to quit,” said lead author Dr. Michael Cha
Smokers may try to quit 30 times before it sticks
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
talking about five to seven attempts to quit,” said lead author Dr. Michael Chaiton of the school of public health at the University of Toronto in Canada. “For us (the numbers) were a lot higher.” The lower estimate comes from a few past studies... Read more
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Welland Tribune
LaFLECHE: The sad history of “Indian hospitals.in the past, you can tell them it's because that history is very much alive for
LaFLECHE: The sad history of “Indian hospitals.
Welland Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
in the past, you can tell them it's because that history is very much alive for many people. And until we learn to deal with the reality of that, nothing is going to change. Lux's book is avialable from the University of Toronto Press and on Ama... Read more
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redOrbit
New lizard species found in the Dominican Republiclizard has become the first new species of anole found in the Dominican Republi
New lizard species found in the Dominican Republic
redOrbit / Posted 3 days ago
lizard has become the first new species of anole found in the Dominican Republic in decades, researchers from the University of Toronto revealed on Friday. The new species, which was dubbed Anolis landestoyi in honor of the research who... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Smokers may try to quit 30 times before it stickstalking about five to seven attempts to quit,” said lead author Dr. Michael Cha
Smokers may try to quit 30 times before it sticks
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
talking about five to seven attempts to quit,” said lead author Dr. Michael Chaiton of the school of public health at the University of Toronto in Canada. “For us (the numbers) were a lot higher.” The lower estimate comes from a few past studies... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Music studies: A cross-cultural and transformative learning experienceFor me it’s always been that way – it’s a lifestyle,” says Michael Bridge, an u
Music studies: A cross-cultural and transformative learning experience
Asian Correspondent / Posted 3 days ago
For me it’s always been that way – it’s a lifestyle,” says Michael Bridge, an undergraduate student of the accordion at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Music. “Being at the university is an environment in which you live, breathe, eat, sleep,... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Single, short duration exposure of general anesthesia appears to cause no cognitive harm in healthy, young childrensocial withdrawal. "We're encouraged by these results," said Beverley Orser, M
Single, short duration exposure of general anesthesia appears to cause no cognitive harm in healthy, young children
News-Medical-Net / Posted 3 days ago
social withdrawal. "We're encouraged by these results," said Beverley Orser, MD, PhD, professor of anesthesiology at the University of Toronto and a member of SmartTots' Steering Committee and Scientific Advisory Board. "The PANDA study was well... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Faculty of Music, University of Toronto – CanadaThe University of Toronto (U of T) is dedicated to enhancing its status as a wo
Faculty of Music, University of Toronto – Canada
Asian Correspondent / Posted 3 days ago
The University of Toronto (U of T) is dedicated to enhancing its status as a world-leading research institution, with undergraduate, graduate and professional programs of outstanding quality. U of T strives to ensure that its graduates receive a... Read more
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The Hindu
ISRO all set for Wednesday’s 20-1 missionAutomatic Identification System signals from low-Earth orbit. GHGSat-D (Canada
ISRO all set for Wednesday’s 20-1 mission
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
Automatic Identification System signals from low-Earth orbit. GHGSat-D (Canada) Built by Space Flight Laboratory of the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies, the Earth observation satellite is meant for measuring the atmospheric... Read more
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The Hindu
ISRO all set for Wednesday’s 20-1 missionAutomatic Identification System signals from low-Earth orbit. GHGSat-D (Canada
ISRO all set for Wednesday’s 20-1 mission
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
Automatic Identification System signals from low-Earth orbit. GHGSat-D (Canada) Built by Space Flight Laboratory of the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies, the Earth observation satellite is meant for measuring the atmospheric... Read more
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