Research & Ideas

Decoding SARS

Organism combined mammalian and avian viruses, researchers find

Courage Under Fire

They cared for the ill, calmed a fearful public and put their own lives at risk. Meet some of the U of T professors and alumni who battled SARS

New Hope

U of T researchers are refining an experimental Alzheimer’s vaccine

Lean Times

In Toronto's expensive rental market, welfare doesn't cover cost of a nutritional diet, study finds

Chew on This!

David Jenkins and Janet Polivy both explore the power of food. 
He probes its impact on the body, while she studies its connection to the mind

The Infant

At first, the infant, mewling and puking in the nurse's arms

The Schoolboy

Then the whining schoolboy, with his satchel and shining morning face

The Lover

And then the lover, sighing like furnace with a woeful ballad

The Soldier

Then a soldier,
 full of strange oaths...
jealous in honor, sudden and quick in quarrel

The Justice

And then the justice...full of wise saws and modern instances

The Sixth Age

The sixth age shifts into the lean and slippered Pantaloon, with spectacles on nose and pouch on side

The Last Scene

Last scene of second childishness and mere oblivion, sans teeth, sans eyes, sans everything

Storm Warning

Conditions are brewing for a major epidemic of Type 2 Diabetes

Highs and Lows

The Glycemic Index, developed at U of T, offers a dietary plan for controlling diabetes

Doctor on Call

Between her teaching and her practice, Dr. Miriam Rossi has dispensed a huge dose of guidance and inspiration to minority students

Natural Reactions

Herbs and other natural remedies can have negative side effects or harmful interactions with drugs

Painful Truth

Study shows women with severe arthritis are half as likely to undergo surgery than men