A new study led by researchers at the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) shows that homeless youth with pets are less likely to engage in potentially harmful behaviour, are three times less likely to be depressed and are more likely to open up to veterinarians about their personal challenges.
An educational program offered to parents and young children at community centres may provide benefits beyond its initial goal of reducing childhood obesity, according to a new study published in the Canadian Journal of Public Health.
Prof. Jeff Power has uncovered the “secret” to staying strong as we age: superb fitness.
Low levels of pesticides can impact the foraging behaviour of bumblebees on wildflowers, changing their floral preferences and hindering their ability to learn the skills needed to extract nectar and pollen, according to a study co-authored by Prof. Nigel Raine, School of Environmental Sciences.
Landlords thinking about renovating their office buildings may want to consider adding environmentally friendly technologies. According to a study by real estate and housing professor Avis Devine, “green” buildings have higher rents and occupancy rates, as well as more satisfied tenants.
Many studies show the benefits of equine-assisted therapies for human patients, but Prof. Katrina Merkies, Animal Biosciences, aims to learn if the relationship impacts the therapy horses.
Population medicine professor Andria Jones-Bitton recently worked with the Ontario Livestock and Poultry Council to modify Mental Health First Aid Canada’s program to offer mental health first aid training to veterinarians and those in agricultural support organizations.
New research on the brain and memory could help in developing therapies for people with schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s disease.
It’s often considered one of the weirdest sea creatures and almost certainly the slimiest. But learning how hagfish survive without oxygen could offer valuable insights for cardiovascular research, according to a new study co-led by Prof. Todd Gillis, Integrative Biology.
Have you ever lied in a job interview? Based on the findings of a recent study by U of G researchers, chances are you probably have.