Pregnant woman holding stomach

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

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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.

Ultrasound being performed in Uganda

Advertising free ultrasounds increases number of pregnant women attending modern medical care in Uganda

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In a collaborative study from Lawson Health Research Institute (Lawson), Western University (Western), Bridge to Health Medical and Dental, and Kigezi Healthcare Foundation (KIHEFO), a team of researchers found that radio a

Dr. Dave Williams delivers the keynote presentation at the 2017 Lawson Impact Awards.

Dr. Dave Williams, record-breaking Canadian astronaut, aquanaut and researcher, delivering the keynote presentation at the 2017 Lawson Impact Awards.

 

The fourth annual Lawson Impact Awards honoured scientists, staff, trainees and partners who demonstrate research excellence. 

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With nearly 300 guests in attendance, health research was celebrated at the fourth annual Lawson Impact Awards on Wednesday, April 19 at the London Convention Centre.

The Lawson Impact Awards celebrates hospital-based research that makes a difference by advancing scientific knowledge and applying it directly to patient care. With awards in seven categories, the annual event honours Lawson scientists, staff, trainees and partners who demonstrate excellence.

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