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Daily Media Digest February 28, 2020

Empty streets unlikely should COVID-19 spread widely in BC CBC.ca “… of one way public health officials can react to the COVID-19 outbreak. … Dr. Reka Gustafson, medical health officer with Vancouver Coastal Health.” TAGS: […]

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2020 February

Daily Media Digest February 27, 2020

GETTING TO THE HEART OF A PROTOCOL THAT CONNECTS CARDIAC PATIENTS TO CARE FASTER Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute “Researchers assessed a new protocol that dramatically cut down on wait times for a key procedure.” […]

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2020 February

Daily Media Digest February 26, 2020

Wearable systems’ applications in health research UM Today (press release) “In the era of the Internet of Bodies, wearable systems are becoming ubiquitous tools to capture human behavior and function in health research.” TAGS: health and […]

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2020 February

Daily Media Digest February 25, 2020

Ottawa scientists push advances in concussion research The Globe and Mail “To better understand concussions, scientists often rely on two less-than-ideal options: crash-test dummy-like models and human cadaver heads.” TAGS: concussion, traumatic brain injury, chronic […]

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2020 February

Daily Media Digest February 21, 2020

U of T researchers show how a protein found in cardiac muscle helps prevent heart failure News@UofT “… who is also a scientist at Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, University Health Network. “Deciphering the complex […]

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2020 February

Daily Media Digest February 20, 2020

U of T and Sunnybrook virologists work on tools to combat coronavirus outbreak News@UofT “U of T and Sunnybrook virologists work on tools to combat coronavirus … of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine and at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.” […]

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2020 February

Daily Media Digest February 19, 2020

Babies frequently exposed to cleaning products at higher risk of asthma: study Lethbridge News Now “The research team included experts at Simon Fraser University; the University of British Columbia; McMaster University; the University of Alberta; […]

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2020 February

Daily Media Digest February 18, 2020

Being bilingual can delay symptoms of early dementia, study says CTV News “Researchers from an Ontario university have found more evidence that symptoms of dementia were delayed in bilingual patients …” TAGS: dementia, aging population, […]