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How does helping people affect your brain?

Study shows neurobiological effects of providing support to others. Providing “targeted” social support to other people in need activates regions of the brain involved in parental care may help researchers understand the … READ MORE

Complimentary massage therapy

The Cerebral Palsy Association in Alberta, CPAA is proud to partner with Mount Royal University to offer FREE massage therapy to our clients, caregivers, and members. Massages are 45 minutes and include a 10 minute assessment. … READ MORE

OA knee bracing in family practice

Research indicates that primary care physicians are underprescribing exercise as a treatment for knee osteo­arthritis, and experts suggest the same can be said about bracing. Townsend Design photo By Larry Hand, Lower Extremity … READ MORE

Walking frame could keep older adults active

A robotic walking frame that could help older people recover more quickly after a fall or injury, reducing the length of time they need to stay in hospital, is being developed in partnership with researchers at Northumbria University, … READ MORE

A “GPS” for inside your body

Investigating inside the human body often requires cutting open a patient or swallowing long tubes with built-in cameras. But what if physicians could get a better glimpse in a less expensive, invasive, and time-consuming manner? MIT … READ MORE
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