N.B. company says its rapid-test technology for sewage can help detect COVID-19 early

FREDERICTON – A Fredericton-based company has filed a patent for a technology it says can help provide rapid, early detection of COVID-19 in a community by testing its sewage. LuminUltra … Read More

‘I just hope students know they’re not alone:’ Dalhousie grad launches COVID-19 student support network

A recent Dalhousie University graduate has launched a new tool to help post-secondary students struggling during the coronavirus pandemic. Stacie Smith started working on the COVID-19 Student Support Network back … Read More

Cystic fibrosis drug found to be ‘life-changing’ in new Dalhousie study

A research team at Dalhousie University has found that a drug for cystic fibrosis (CF) has the potential to treat 90 per cent of people living with the disease,  but … Read More

Potential COVID-19 vaccine still not in Canada, three months after approval for trials

Shipments of a Chinese and Canadian-developed COVID-19 candidate vaccine remain delayed from getting to Canada, more than three months after Health Canada approved them for Phase 1 trials here. The … Read More

Students coming to Nova Scotia from outside Atlantic bubble to receive mandatory coronavirus tests

Premier Stephen McNeil announced Thursday that post-secondary students coming to Nova Scotia from outside the Atlantic bubble will be required to take three COVID-19 tests during their isolation period. Anyone … Read More

New Canadian clinical guidelines first to include chapter on weight stigma

For the first time, Canadian Clinical Practical Guidelines for adult obesity management will include a chapter on weight bias and stigma. Dr. Sara Kirk, a professor of Health Promotion at … Read More

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