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Drs. Gabriela Ilie and Rob Rutledge from Dalhousie University out of Halifax join us to discuss their exciting research initiative that looks to help prostate cancer survivors empower themselves to take better care of themselves and benefit from their shared experiences. Learn more at their website http://pcpep.org
Dr. Philip Barber, the Associate Professor of Neurology and Radiology at the University of Calgary, talks about the difference faces of dementia, the 9 different risk factors and the steps you can take to PREVENT the disease before it becomes untreatable. He also introduces a study where you could help us further understand dementia and what we can do to cure it in the future.
Julianna Dreger and Mannat Bansal from University of Calgary’s Health and Wellness Lab join us to discuss the health benefits of exercise, creating an exercise plan and oncology programs available to Southern Albertans. They finish the session off with a live stretching and exercise session that you can follow along to online.
Dr. Dana Male, a Registered Provisional Psychologist with the Tom Baker Cancer Centre in Calgary joins us to talk about mental health and the steps to take to be thinking positive and feel good about yourself during more challenging times like our current situation during COVID-19. Asserting yourself and infesting in your well-being are the takeaways, along with a lively Zoom chat that follows.
Dr. Lin Yang, Epidemiologist for the Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Control at Alberta Health Services speaks on how exercise, and even something as simple as balance, has shown significant results in longer lives and containing cancer. She talks specifically about Tai Chi, with a demonstration midway through to help us all see how mindfulness and balance are the first steps towards living healthier lives.
Dr. Lin Yang reminds us how exercise is important for cancer suppression but actually gives a lot of measured and interesting scientific data to show the why and how it helps. She talks about how aging is less a number and more a lifestyle choice and how long and healthy lives can come by practicing a few specific mantras, like Tai Chi.