GSK Announces Positive Data for its Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccine Candidate for Older Adults 

JoinAStudy.ca Investigators Dr. Peter Dzongowski, Dr. Michael Jones and Dr. Sean Peterson were all recently involved in GSK trial AReSVi 006, evaluating a vaccine candidate for Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). Recruitment was highly successful for all three investigators, whose work has helped lead to the first RSV vaccine candidate to show statistically significant and clinically

Why Bilingualism Could Be Good for Your Brain

Researchers have found that bilingualism can slow down and mitigate the course of age-related changes in the human brain. The study is authored by scientists from the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience in Moscow, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University in Milan and Northumbria University in Newcastle.   A sample of cognitively healthy senior (60+ years of age) bilingual

Video Presentation by Dr. Anil Gupta – Treating COVID-19 Infection Early

JoinAStudy.ca Investigator Dr. Anil Gupta was recently asked to assist in the presentation of strategies for preventing COVID progression and transmission in the outpatient setting, including the latest therapeutic developments. This effort was supported by an educational grant from Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. The presentation linked below will define the sub-populations that are most

JoinAStudy.ca Investigator Published in the New England Journal of Medicine

Earlier this year, we reported on the positive findings of a Covid-19 treatment study, conducted by lead study author and JoinAStudy Investigator Dr. Anil Gupta. We are now proud to highlight that as of November 18, 2021 this research has been published in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine. It is among the most reputable peer-reviewed medical

Study Finds “High” Levels of Toxics in Top Makeup Products

New research is shining light on the ugly side of the cosmetics industry. A peer-reviewed study published last month in Environmental Science and Technology presented evidence that hundreds of makeup products contain “high” levels of organic fluorine. This is an indicator that they also contain per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), which are known more colloquially

Alzheimer disease treatment

Link confirmed between Alzheimer’s disease and gut microbiota

Swiss and Italian scientists have been able to prove a correlation between gut microbiota and the appearance of amyloid plaques in the brain, buildups typically associated with Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia and is an incurable condition that directly affects millions of people, and indirectly affects many more family

Research Study: COVID-19 lockdowns led to 95K fewer air pollution-related deaths globally

New research suggests that COVID-19 lockdowns led to 95,000 fewer air pollution-related deaths globally. Business closures and stay-at-home orders were the main drivers behind up to a 50% reduction in airborne concentrations of nitrogen dioxide, a direct emission from vehicles and coal-powered electricity plants. The greatest reduction in microscopic particulate matter released into the air