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2019 October

Daily Media Digest October 9, 2019

New tool helps seniors and their health-care team reduce overmedication, Canadian study finds CBC.ca “Performing a prescription checkup is a complex process, researchers say.” TAGS: senior care, geriatric medicine, prescription drug The rise of ‘psychobiotics’? […]

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2019 October

Daily Media Digest October 8, 2019

For homeless people struggling with mental illness, housing can make a world of difference: Canadian study CTV News “[…] Dr. Vicky Stergiopoulous, with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), who was launching a […]

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2019 October

Daily Media Digest October 7, 2019

McMaster University study suggests role of gut is important in treating depression TheSpec.com “About 90 per cent of the human body’s serotonin is actually produced in the gut, an area of increasing focus among medical […]

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2019 October

Daily Media Digest October 4, 2019

Clogged Blood Vessels, Cyclic Vomiting, Acute Psychosis, Overdoses from Edibles: ‘Cannabis May be Legal, but We Need to Address the Public Health Impact’ Canadian Stroke Congress Told newswire.ca “Dr. Simpson told the Canadian Stroke Congress […]

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2019 October

Daily Media Digest October 3, 2019

Genetics and brain imaging being combined to better understand ADHD CTV News ““Some studies say around five per cent of children at some point show signs of ADHD,” says Lawson Health Research Institute Scientist Dr. […]

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2019 October

Daily Media Digest October 2, 2019

Does cold weather make you sick? Globalnews.ca ““That’s completely untrue,” said Dr. Isaac Bogoch, a researcher at the University Health Network and infectious disease expert. “Infections — what we …” TAGS: influenza virus, flu season, […]

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2019 October

Daily Media Digest October 1, 2019

Western University researchers show how CBD blocks side-effects of THC in cannabis Globalnews.ca “Research out of Western University is showing for the first time how cannabidiol (CBD) helps to lessen negative psychiatric side effects of […]