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Media opportunity: Dalhousie University researcher hopes to unravel the mystery of cognitive impairment ‑‑ or brain fog ‑‑ linked to severe cases of COVID‑19
Monday, May 30, 2022
Researchers at Dalhousie University are hoping to shed light on the phenomenon by evaluating brain abnormalities resulting from COVID-19 -- something estimated to affect 15 per cent of survivors.
Media opportunity: Rural regions of Canada don't figure prominently in provincial, territorial government plans but are critical to economies, climate change initiatives and natural resources: national policy review
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Researchers sought to answer questions about rural Canada in a comprehensive report that examined 331 plans, strategies and programs in 13 provinces and territories, providing a bird’s eye view of Canada's rural policy landscape.
Media opportunity: Isolating, overwhelming and exhausting ‑‑ Dalhousie University researchers examine the postnatal experiences of resettled Syrian women in Nova Scotia
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Researchers at Dalhousie University looked into the experiences of Syrian women seeking healthcare services and supports after having their babies in Halifax during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Media opportunity: Wind can carry microplastics to some of the most remote corners on Earth even faster than water, according to international team of researchers
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
In a new paper, scientists from Dalhouse University and other institutes estimate that up to 25 million metric tons of micro- and nanoplastic particles a year are transported thousands of kilometres by ocean air, snow, sea spray and fog, crossing countries, continents and oceans in the process.
Media opportunity: Dalhousie University study reveals how mental disorders are genetically connected to each other and why multiple diagnoses are the norm when it comes to mental illness
Monday, May 9, 2022
sychiatric disorders can be caused by a range of genetic and environmental factors, making it difficult for doctors to determine someone's personal risk of developing these disorders. More than half of those diagnosed with one such disorder will be diagnosed with a second in their lifetime, while 50 per cent will have three diagnoses and about a third will develop four or more.