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Media opportunity: Cognitive‑behavioural therapy more effective than anesthetic cream at reducing pain associated with sex: Dalhousie researcher
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
A new study led by researchers at Dalhousie University and Universite de Montreal has shown that cognitive-behavioral couple therapy can help ease the pain experienced by one in five women during sex.
Media opportunity: Social media and machine learning offers insight into experiences of breastfeeding mothers, can inform public policy: Canadian, U.S. researchers
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Social media has become a popular platform for new mothers to openly share their personal experiences of parenthood, be it the highs of bonding with their new baby or the frustration of getting them to latch properly while breastfeeding. Researchers at Dalhousie University and Penn State have tapped into that data stream to unravel the sentiments nursing mothers’ express in tweets and better understand the factors influencing breastfeeding behaviours.
Media opportunity: Dalhousie University study finds that personality traits can help predict specific prescription drug misuse in teens ‑‑ a worsening crisis during the COVID‑19 pandemic
Monday, May 10, 2021
The number of young people misusing prescription drugs has been rising significantly over the last decade, with lethal consequences becoming commonplace as more potent drugs become increasingly accessible. Of any age group, 15 to 25-year-olds are the most likely to misuse prescription drugs.
Media opportunity: Dalhousie study shows high doses of common over‑the‑counter antacids impact our immune system
Monday, May 3, 2021
A new study by researchers at Dalhousie University shows that high doses of common, over-the-counter antacid medications can modify our immune system in ways that might be beneficial in fighting cancer.