AllerGen in the News

Review local, national and international media coverage by year:

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MEDIA COVERAGE

2018

Trials show benefit of ‘as needed’ use of AZ’s Symbicort Turbuhaler asthma inhaler

ZENOPA, 21-May-2018

Featured researcher: P. O’Byrne

 

Alternative treatment for mild asthma has been discovered

TechnoStalls, 19-May-2018

Featured researcher: P. O’Byrne

 

Allergy Skin Prick Test Could One Day Be Replaced By ‘Sniff-And-Pee’ Test

OCHS, 18-May-2018

Featured researcher: D. Adamko

 

Trials show benefit of ‘on demand’ use of AZ’ asthma inhaler

PharmaTimes, 18-May-2018

Featured researcher: P. O’Byrne

 

Alternative to daily inhaler use may offer asthma sufferers a new option

CBC, 17-May-2018

Featured researcher: P. O’Byrne

 

On Demand as Effective as Maintenance Therapy for Mild Asthma

MedScape, 17-May-2018

Featured researcher: P. O’Byrne

 

Hamilton led study reveals alternative treatment for mild asthma

Hamilton Spectator, 17-May-2018

Featured researcher: P. O’Byrne

 

International study suggests alternative treatment for mild asthma

McMaster News, 17-May-2018

Featured researcher: P. O’Byrne

 

Asthma: As-Needed ICS/LABA Prevents Exacerbations

Medpage Today, 16-May-2018

Featured researcher: P. O’Byrne

 

Alternative treatment for mild asthma

ScienceDaiy, 16-May-2018

Featured researcher: P. O’Byrne

 

Thirteen ‘bad’ habits that might actually be good for you

Mirror, 15-May-2018

Featured researcher: M. Sears

 

What is pollen? The ultimate springtime question answered

Metro, 9-May-2018

Featured researcher: S. Waserman

 

Crowdfunding campaigns sow misinformation about stem-cell treatments, study finds

Vancouver Star, 8-May-2018

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

DNA ancestry testing poses privacy risks, Alberta health expert warns

Edmonton Star, 8-May-2018

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Allergy season is getting longer in parts of Canada. Blame climate change, experts say

Global News, 6-May-2018

Featured researcher: M. Brauer, S. Waserman

 

Are There Downsides to the Sweetener Stevia?

New York Times, 4-May-2018

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

What to expect from allergies throughout the year

Weather Network, 4-May-2018

Featured researcher: S. Waserman

 

New food allergy guide aims to save lives on campus

CBC, 3-May-2018

Featured researcher: S. Waserman

 

‘Charlatans,’ ‘false hope’: As stem-cell clinics multiply across U.S., so do complaints

Seattle Times, 29-Apr-2018

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Miracle cures or modern quackery? Stem cell clinics multiply, with heartbreaking results for some patients

Washington Post, 29-Apr-2018

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Privacy expert warns of risks of submitting DNA to genealogy websites

CTV, 25-Apr-2018

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Probing your DNA could trigger future privacy violations

CBC, 24-Apr-2018

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

How Close Are We To A Cure For Food Allergies?

Chatelaine, 23-Apr-2018

Featured researcher: E. Chan, S. Waserman, J. Gordon, B. Mazer, M. Ben-Shoshan

 

Allergy bullying: It’s real, and it’s dangerous

CBC, 21-Apr-2018

Featured researcher: E. Chan

 

Dirt and development

BBC, Apr-2018

Featured researcher: A. Kozyrskyj

 

Health Canada says it takes safety ‘very seriously’ in face of concerns about homeopathic remedy

CBC, 18-Apr-2018

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Homeopath claims to have cured restless, growling child with rabid-dog spit

National Post, 18-Apr-2018

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Does vaginal seeding boost health?

BBC, 17-Apr-2018

Featured researcher: A. Kozyrskyj

 

RCMP officers who worked Fort McMurray wildfire lacked proper safety masks

CBC, 17-Apr-2018

Featured researcher: M. Brauer

 

Top health official contacting Health Canada over use of remedy made from rabid dog saliva on 4-year-old

CBC, 16-Apr-2018

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Chemical sleuthing leads to detection of little-known flame retardant in the environment

ScienceDaily, 16-Apr-2018

Featured researcher: M. Diamond

 

Are genetic ancestry tests reinforcing wrongheaded ideas of race?

National Post, 2-Apr-2018

Featured researcher:T. Caulfield

 

Season of sneezing and allergies hits B.C. as weather heats up

Yahoo News, 1-Apr-2018

Featured researcher: D. Stark, T. Takaro

 

‘Science-ploitation’: stem cells being used to market dubious therapies, prof says

CBC, 17-Mar-2018

Featured researcher:T. Caulfield

 

Chiropractic critics being monitored by Ontario’s College of Chiropractors

CBC, 17-Mar-2018

Featured researcher:T. Caulfield

 

Is the Kinder Morgan pipeline really a health hazard in B.C.?

Times-Colonist, 4-Mar-2018

Featured researcher:T. Takaro

 

C-Sections and Gut Bacteria May Contribute to Overweight Kids

New York Times, 28-Feb-2018

Featured researcher: A. Kozyrskyj

 

How climate change can lower burden of disease from rising air pollution in India

Indian Express, 28-Feb-2018

Featured researcher: M. Brauer

 

Babies born by C-section more likely to be overweight, U of A research suggests

CBC, 26-Feb-2018

Featured researcher: A. Kozyrskyj

 

Childhood obesity risk linked to C-section and gut bacteria

CTV, 25-Feb-2018

Featured researcher: A. Kozyrskyj

 

Your C-section baby at higher risk of obesity, says study

International Business Times, 25-Feb-2018

Featured researcher: A. Kozyrskyj

 

If we want to save the planet, let’s look to our laws

The Varsity, 25-Feb-2018

Featured researcher: M. Diamond

 

Birth Mode, Infant Microbiota Affect Intergenerational Obesity

Medscape, 22-Feb-2018

Featured researcher: A. Kozyrskyj

 

Matching DNA to a Diet Does Not Work

Scientific American, 21-Feb-2018

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

“Helping other kids lead healthier lives”: CHILD Study families advance allergy and asthma research

BCCHR News, 15-Feb-2018

Featured researcher: S. Turvey

 

For Childhood Obesity, It’s in the Gut (Microbiome)

MedPage Today, 13-Feb-2018

Featured researcher: A. Kozyrskyj

 

More than 500 scientists demand improved pollution laws in Canada

National Observer, 13-Feb-2018

Featured researcher: M. Diamond

 

Wellness expo backlash continues amid David Stephan controversy

CBC, 12-Feb-2018

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

U of A professor ‘glad’ expo cancels appearance David Stephan

Global News, 11-Feb-2018

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

These skeptics are using science to fight a wave of bad nutrition advice on the Internet

Washington Post, 6-Feb-2018

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

A college diploma in ‘pseudoscience?’

CBC, 3-Feb-2018

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

‘This is snake oil’: Scientists don’t buy balance-boosting clips featured on Dragons’ Den

CBC, 2-Feb-2018

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

How ‘Natural’ Doctors Can Hurt You

Consumer Reports, 1-Feb-2018

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Human Milk in a Bottle: Are the Benefits Just as Good?

Medscape, 30-Jan-2018

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

SFU researchers’ new database to help eradicate asthma in children

EurekAlert, 23-Jan-2018

Featured researchers: F. Brinkman, P. Subbarao, T. Takaro, S. Turvey

 

Toronto-Area Air Pollution Is Segregated Community To Community

Huffington Post, 23-Jan-2018

Featured researcher: C. Carlsten

 

Taxing our soda and interfering with our diets won’t always result in slimmer waistlines

9News, 23-Jan-2018

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

What Does It Take to Stop Accepting Pollution as the Price of Progress?

New York Times Magazine, 23-Jan-2018

Featured researcher: M. Brauer

 

Childhood asthma, personalized cancer treatment research get boost at UBC Science

UBC Science, 23-Jan-2018

Featured researcher: S. Turvey

 

The answer to asthma may be in dirty diapers

Vancouver Sun, 23-Jan-2018

Featured researcher: S. Turvey

 

75% of India’s air pollution-related deaths are rural, study finds

CNN, 15-Jan-2018

Featured researcher: M. Brauer

 

Canadian doctors slam Gwyneth Paltrow-endorsed coffee enema

CBC, 9-Jan-2018

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Guys, Just Don’t Try Gwyneth Paltrow’s New Coffee Enema Kit, OK?

Huffington Post, 9-Jan-2018

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop Promotes A $135 Coffee Enema Kit

Forbes, 6-Jan-2018

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

The Most Wasteful Time of the Year

The Varsity, 7-Jan-2018

Featured researcher: M. Diamond

 

In 2018 we need less nonsense and more science

Globe & Mail, 5-Jan-2018

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

New Health Fad ‘Raw Water’ Is Actually Pretty Dangerous, Experts Warn

Huffington Post, 4-Jan-2018

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Meghan Azad on Studying Chronic Diseases in Children

HCEO Global Working Group, 3-Jan-2018

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Breastfeeding Protects Against Asthma Better than Expressed Breast Milk

MD Magazine, 3-Jan-2018

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

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