A new report released by the Heart and Stroke Foundation found that baby boomers will experience a ten-year gap between how long they live and how long they live in good health.
“The discovery of human remains is something police are keenly aware is a concern in the community, especially for families who file a missing persons report,” said Olaf Heinzel, public affairs co-ordinator for Waterloo Regional Police.
KITCHENER — A widespread investigation is underway to identify the dismembered remains of a woman found in a garbage bin behind an apartment building near the city’s downtown core.
With so much variation and overlapping between Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia, an individualized approach to treatment and support must be adopted by caregiving communities, Whitehouse said.
“It is a pretty serious situation that we have in our country … that alone is a good enough reason to have some sort of national framework so we can all work together,” said Rob Martin, chair of the local suicide prevention council.
The technology, designed by a team at the University of Waterloo’s Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience, simulates 2.5 million neurons making it the world’s largest simulation of a functioning brain.
Meeting Dora Fernandes, a funny and joyful woman, it’s hard to imagine she was ever known for never having a smile on her face.
NEW HAMBURG, Canada — Tucked in a corner of an industrial building in New Hamburg that is filled with rubber tires, gears and transmissions is a small area where the future of space exploration is taking shape. Ontario Drive & Gear, makers of the Argo all-terrain vehicle, is fine-tuning a vehicle that it hopes will…
Bill 115, passed in September, freezes teachers’ wages for two years, with the exception of those moving through the salary grid. The legislation also imposes cuts to sick days and takes away teachers’ right to strike.
Less than six months since the incident that left her in a coma, Lydia walked out from the Herrle’s Country Farm Market down the lane to the family’s Erb’s Road home with her parents — James and Michelle — by her side.
To better understand black holes, scientists need to determine how they interact with the matter around them, whether or not they spin, the result of spin and what causes jets of light to be seen around the hole.
It’s rare to have a community where children attend the same school their parents did and neighbours all connect at Sunday worship, but for one neighbourhood this has been the norm for generations.
Although Lydia still spends the bulk of the week at the rehabilitation hospital, her improved condition allowed her to come home for the first time last weekend and she will now go home every weekend.
The University of Waterloo released a report last week that reviewed current services — health, counselling and support for disabilities — and made recommendations to improve ease of access and reach out to a wider range of students.
Driving through his Cambridge farm on what has been one of many hot July days, Brian Gillespie said he estimates that 60 per cent of the now browning field corn will be ruined.
Staring at bills and letters scattered across a small coffee table, two women anxiously wonder how they can help their mother afford to live in the modest room they’re sitting in.
A report released Tuesday by the Wait Time Alliance — a group of doctors and national medical societies — highlighted growing delays for patients receiving a range of treatments and testing from MRIs to cancer care.
Lydia was hit by a truck on May 17 while getting off a school bus at her Erb’s Road home. The accident, according to Waterloo Region Police Service, is still under investigation.
Unseasonably warm temperatures in March — almost seven degrees above average — caused plants in the region to start blooming early, which was brought to a halt by colder temperatures in April.