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Daily Media Digest May 29, 2020

Youth mental health deteriorating under pandemic stresses, new CAMH study reveals Toronto Star “The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health study, currently under peer review, shows an overall deterioration of mental health among young people […]

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2020 May

Daily Media Digest May 28, 2020

Deprescription vital to care and prevention of COVID-19 in older adults Canadian Frailty Network “CFN initially funded a pilot study for a tool called Med-Safer. This unique data was recently reanalysed and used to assess […]

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2020 May

Daily Media Digest May 27, 2020

Sunnybrook donors help launch once-in-a-lifetime clinical trial to find a new treatment for COVID-19 Canada NewsWire (press release) “Sunnybrook is the logistics site for all participating centres in Canada … Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is inventing […]

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2020 May

Daily Media Digest May 26, 2020

Potential COVID-19 vaccine clears ‘major milestone’: Sask. researchers CBC.ca “VIDO-InterVac said the ferrets received two immunizations prior to being exposed to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The potential …” TAGS: vaccine development, COVID-19, innovative […]

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2020 May

Daily Media Digest May 22, 2020

New Carleton research finds COVID—19 not flattening vaccine hesitancy Carleton Newsroom (press release) “Researchers in the School of Journalism and Communication at Carleton University, in partnership with Abacus Data, recently completed a national …” TAGS: vaccines, COVID-19, […]

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2020 May

Daily Media Digest May 21, 2020

The heart of resilient health systems: individuals. A research study Your IWK “The study’s working title is “Health System Resilience: A study of readiness among medical radiation and imaging professionals in Nova Scotia during the […]

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2020 May

Daily Media Digest May 20, 2020

Driven by data, anchored in care Your IWK “In early May the Nova Scotia COVID-19 Research Coalition, which includes the IWK Health Centre and IWK Foundation, announced a collective investment of just over $1.5 million […]

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2020 May

Daily Media Digest May 19, 2020

Treatment with antiviral speeds recovery of COVID-19 patients, exploratory study finds News@UofT “… General Hospital Research Institute, University Health Network. “This informs us of the importance of interferons for the clearance of virus infections.” TAGS: […]