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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 23, 2019

Alzheimer’s Gene Carriers Show Attention Differences Technology Networks “… even though they didn’t show any symptoms of memory problems, according to findings published in a joint Baycrest-University of Oxford study.” TAGS: Alzheimer disease research , […]

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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 22, 2019

Nova Scotia dietitians concerned by new weight loss app for kids Globalnews.ca “But Jennifer Grant Moore, a registered dietitian at the Nova Scotia Health Authority’s Eating Disorder Clinic, questioned how foods are categorized and …” […]

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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 21, 2019

Move to single-patient rooms at MUHC’s Glen site resulted in immediate and long-lasting decrease of infection rates McGill Newsroom “The move to single-patient rooms at the McGill University Health Centre’s (MUHC) Glen site in 2015 […]

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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 20, 2019

Higher fluoride levels during pregnancy may be linked with lower IQ scores in kids: study CTV News “In an effort to determine whether fluoride should be considered a neurotoxin, researchers from York University in Toronto […]

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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 19, 2019

Microorganisms in Poop May Help Treat Skin Cancer Technology Networks “A multidisciplinary team at Lawson Health Research Institute is exploring whether fecal transplants can improve outcomes in melanoma patients …” TAGS: melanoma, immunotherapy, Lawson Health […]

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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 16, 2019

Concussion symposium raises pressure on sport bodies to invest National Post “According to University of Calgary physiotherapist and epidemiologist Carolyn Emery, there is a one in five lifetime risk of concussion. Half of them happen […]

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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 15, 2019

Study shows absence of sleep, abundance of screen time can lead to impulsive behaviour The Sudbury Star “Dr. Michelle Guerrero, lead author and postdoctoral fellow at the CHEO Research Institute and the University of Ottawa […]

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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 14, 2019

Blood pressure monitoring could be as simple as a selfie, Canadian researcher says CBC.ca “Christo El Morr, associate professor of health informatics at York University, says users always need to verify if health apps are […]

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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 13, 2019

New study links high-fat diet and gut bacteria to insulin resistance EurekAlert (press release) “Researchers have discovered how our choice of diet can weaken our gut immune system and lead to the development of diabetes.” […]

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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 12, 2019

Montreal researchers look to VR to train brain surgeons CTV News “Researchers at McGill University’s Montreal Neurological Institute are working to study the effectiveness of training budding brain surgeons with virtual …” TAGS: virtual reality, […]