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Media opportunity: People experiencing anxiety linked to the war in Ukraine can seek support through free, multilingual texting resource developed by Dalhousie professor
Thursday, March 24, 2022
A new initiative being led by a Dalhousie University professor is providing free advice and support to Canadians experiencing anxiety about the ongoing war in Ukraine, while gathering important data on how text messaging may help alleviate such stressors.
Media opportunity: Sweeter, bigger and less acidic ‑ Dalhousie researchers uncover how apples have been improved over time
Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Sean Myles, an associate professor in Dalhousie University's Faculty of Agriculture, and his team of researchers have shed light on apple evolution after examining 10 apple phenotypes -- or traits -- to assess how apples have changed during domestication and breeding.
Media opportunity: On World Sleep Day, Dalhousie researcher launches study of program aimed at helping children with neurodevelopmental disorders improve their sleeping habits
Friday, March 18, 2022
On March 18, 2022, members of the sleep research community will mark World Sleep Day, an annual event that brings together sleep health-care providers to discuss and distribute sleep information around the world.
Media opportunity: Research on vaccines for pregnant and breastfeeding women should be a priority and should include these groups: Dalhousie professors
Thursday, March 3, 2022
Pregnant women, their fetuses and infants are at increased risk of severe disease and death from many diseases like COVID-19 that could be prevented with vaccines. Yet, they are typically excluded from research aimed at generating data to support decision-making when it comes to vaccine implementation.
Media opportunity: Dalhousie, Canadian researchers detect first potential case of deer‑to‑human transmission of SARS‑CoV‑2
Wednesday, March 2, 2022
A team of researchers from Dalhousie University and other Canadian organizations has discovered what could be the first link between a case of COVID-19 in deer and humans, suggesting in a new paper that the virus can be transmitted from wildlife to people.