AllerGen in the News

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MEDIA COVERAGE

2018

Babies’ sleep quality affects language outcomes: study

Global News, 17-July-2018

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

Beware of potentially harmful stem cell therapies, researchers warn

Deutsche Welle, 17-July-2018

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Infants who sleep less struggle more with early growth, U of A study says

CBC, 13-July-2018

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

Short sleep, snoring may affect infants’ learning skills: University of Alberta study

Edmonton Journal, 11-July-2018

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

Short sleep, snoring may affect infants’ learning skills: U of A

Edmonton Sun, 12-July-2018

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

How sleep affects infants’ ability to develop cognitive and language skills

Medical Xpress, 11-July-2018

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

How sleep affects infants’ ability to develop cognitive and language skills

Folio, 10-July-2018

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

Experts warn on proliferation of dubious stem-cell clinics

Financial Times, 10-July-2018

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Did your genetic test flag that you’re at risk of a terrible disease? Don’t panic, experts say

Global news, 8-July-2018

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Study finds breast milk sugar may help stop food allergies in babies

Global News, 3-July-2018

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

When Policies Are Not Enough To Protect Us From Air Pollution, Pet Companions Might Be The Next Best Solution

Science Trends, 29-June-2018

Featured researcher: CHILD

 

DIY horsepox created from mail-order DNA prompts search for new gene editing rules at U of A

Edmonton Journal, 26-June-2018

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

US woman drinks dog’s urine, claims it helps her skin glow, cures acne and good for cancer patients

International Business Times, 24-June-2018

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Effect of Infant Feeding Practices and Gut Microbiota on Overweight in First Year

Edocrinology Advisor, 21-June-2018

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Breast Milk Could Reduce Future Food Allergies In Childhood

NewsprintUK, 14-June-2018

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

How breast milk prevents food allergies

Independent OnLine, 14-June-2018

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Breast milk ‘may help to prevent food allergies in children’

FIGO, 13-June-2018

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Breast milk could reduce food allergies in babies, UCSD study finds

Fox News, 12-June-2018

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Composition of complex sugars in breast milk may prevent future food allergies

Science Daily, 12-June-2018

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

UCSD Scientists Find Breast Milk Could Reduce Infant Food Allergies

Times of San Diego, 12-June-2018

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

India plans to use satellites to monitor air pollution

Hindustan Times, 13-June-2018

Featured researcher: M. Brauer

 

Composition of Complex Sugars in Breast Milk May Prevent Future Food Allergies

UC San Diego Health, 12-June-2018

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

There’s an epidemic of bogus health claims online, and no easy curey

CBC, 9-June-2018

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Infant formula could change gut bacteria, contribute to childhood obesity: Study

ABC News, 6-June-2018

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Breast v Bottle

Australia Today, 5-June-2018

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Study looks to get to bottom of breastfeeding benefits

Winnipeg Free Press, 4-June-2018

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Can You Avoid Dementia By Brushing Your Teeth?

Reader’s Digest, 30-May-2018

Featured researcher: B. Finlay

 

Microbiome Insights, Global Leader in Microbiome Testing, Expands to New Lab Facilities on UBC Campus

Business Wire, 30-May-2018

Featured researcher: B. Finlay

 

THE EFFECTS OF NONNUTRITIVE SWEETENERS ON CARDIOMETABOLIC HEALTH

Physician’s Weekly, 30-May-2018

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Researcher wants oversight of alternative health care to ensure ‘science-based’ practices

CBC, 29-May-2018

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Team of Hamilton doctors provide life-saving dialysis treatment in Guyana

Hamilton Spectator, 25-May-2018

Featured researcher: S. Anand

 

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

ScienceDaily, 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

 

Flood waters up in B.C., down in N.B. – what health concerns do they leave behind?

CBC, 12-May-2018

Featured researcher: T. Takaro

 

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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