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Chia Seeds Promote Weight Loss in People with Diabetes: Study

University of Toronto researchers have found that a small daily dose of chia seeds can help obese diabetic patients lose weight while maintaining good blood sugar control. The study is the first to show that seeds can reduce weight, and it suggests that in people with Type 2 diabetes, a diet-based intervention can produce weight loss comparable to some diabetic medications.
Jan 5 / 2017

Meet Amanda Khan, One of Canada’s Most Powerful Women

MD/PhD student Amanda Khan was recently selected as one of Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 by the Women’s Executive Network (WXN).
Jan 5 / 2017

Training a Search Engine to Read Like a Scientist

The BenchSci team created a search engine to help researchers find the antibodies they need for their experim
Jan 3 / 2017

Six Faculty and Supporters Named to Order of Canada

Six faculty members and supporters of the Faculty of Medicine were named to the Order of Canada on December 30. They are among more than 40 members of the U of T community named to Canada’s highest civilian honour.
Jan 3 / 2017

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