A screenshot from the video training game used with neurofeedback in this study. When patients with PTSD were successful in reducing the brain’s dominant brain wave, the space ship moved forward.

New research gives patients with PTSD the power to restore their own patterns of brain activity

LHSC: University Hospital - 

In a new study at Lawson Health Research Institute (Lawson) and the University of Geneva, researchers showed that a technique called brain training can be used to restore patterns of brain activity and reduce symptoms of hyperarousal in patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Antibiotic pills

Study examined rate of antibiotic prescribing for Ontario seniors who presented to a primary care physician in 2012

LHSC: Victoria Hospital - 

Nearly one in two seniors in Ontario who visited a family doctor for a non-bacterial infection received an unnecessary antibiotic prescription, according to a new study from the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) Western site in London, Ontario and Lawson Health Research Institute.

Pregnant woman holding stomach

First large-scale study in Canada to show the association between maternal marijuana use and low birth weight

Children's Health Research Institute - 

In a new study, researchers in London, Ontario found that women who used marijuana while pregnant were almost three times more likely to have an infant with low birth weight than women who did not use marijuana.

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