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November 23, 2015
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Muscle loss linked with falls and fractures in elderly

Older people with age-related loss of muscle mass and strength may be at greater risk of falling and bone fractures, according to new research led by the University of Southampton in the U.K. >> Read full article

Canadian universities to get research funding from Ice Bucket Challenge

Researchers at the University of Manitoba are giving thanks for a popular fund-raising craze that led everyone from little kids to big-time celebrities to get buckets of ice dumped on their heads. On Thursday, the university announced it had been awarded $1.6 million so that a research team can spend the next five years investigating a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. >> Read full article

F4CP names Dr. Sherry McAllister executive vice-president

The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP) has appointed Dr. Sherry McAllister, DC, as executive vice-president. The first doctor of chiropractic to lead the F4CP positive press campaign, McAllister has a unique professional and academic history, combining more than 20 years as a practicing DC with a graduate degree in education and extensive knowledge of the technological and social media landscape.The Saskatchewan government has passed legislation that will allow people to pay privately for MRIs. Health Minister Dustin Duncan says the move will provide additional MRI capacity at no cost to taxpayers. >> Read full article

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Protein biomarker identifies damaged brain wiring after concussion

Physicians and others now recognize that seemingly mild, concussion-type head injuries lead to long-term cognitive impairments surprisingly often. A brain protein called SNTF, which rises in the blood after some concussions, signals the type of brain damage that is thought to be the source of these cognitive impairments, according to a study led by researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Glasgow in Glasgow, U.K. >> Learn More…

 
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Expert Witness Forum

November 25, 2015
Location: Marriott Bloor Yorkville, Toronto >> More Info

National Chiropractic Leadership Conference

February 24-27, 2016
Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C. >> More Info

Graston Technique M1 Basic Training

June 26, 2016
Location: Calgary, AB-Courtyard by Marriott Calgary South >> More Info