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May 24, 2022

SFU researcher explores brain circuit function in autism

A Simon Fraser University researcher has received nearly $1 million for a unique study exploring the circuit function of the brain, specifically the differences seen in autism. Teresa Cheung, assistant professor of professional practice in the School of Engineering Science and a researcher with SFU’s ImageTech Lab at Surrey Memorial […]
May 23, 2022

Regular cycling helps patients with myotonic dystrophy

Regular cycling can greatly improve mobility in patients with myotonic dystrophy (MD), a genetic disease that causes muscle degeneration, a study led by McMaster researchers finds. Cycling for 35 minutes, three times a week, for 12 weeks led to a 32-per-cent increase in overall fitness in people with MD, senior author […]
May 22, 2022

Energy-burning brown fat less active in boys with obesity

A study at McMaster University has found that brown adipose tissue (BAT) is less active in boys with obesity compared to boys with a normal body mass index (BMI). Senior author Katherine Morrison said that BAT, also known as brown fat, helps the body burn regular fat and is activated […]