Leading research from international team reveals shortcomings of for-profit care and provides evidence to support improved policy for vulnerable senior population.
Researchers at York University’s Centre for Vision Research (CVR) have discovered that astronauts who experience extended periods of microgravity experience long-term disturbances in their perception of upright. The study “The effect of long-term exposure to microgravity on the perception of upright” appears this month in the Nature Partner Journal: Microgravity. The project investigates how astronauts […]
New research on uninsured residents’ visits to ERs shows a surprising disparity: The uninsured are more likely to have more serious health issues, to leave untreated and to die. Tommy Douglas, the father of Canada’s universal health care system, wrote, “I came to believe that health services ought not to have a price tag.” A […]
An international team of researchers and clinicians led by York University Professor Michael Riddell has published a set of guidelines to help people with type 1 diabetes exercise safely to avoid fluctuations in blood sugar. “Regular exercise can help individuals with diabetes to achieve their blood lipid, body composition, fitness and blood sugar goals, but […]
Gordon Flett looks at ethnic variations on perfectionism, and how they relate to suicidal thoughts in university students. This study, a global first, could help Canadian undergrads. There is no doubt university students are under increasing pressure to succeed in their academic, social and personal lives. York University psychology Professor Gordon Flett, Canada Research Chair […]