Daily Media Digest August 31, 2023

Waypoint researchers launch cross-Canada project to address intimate partner violence Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care “We plan to create a standardized approach to interpreting IPV risk, and test the approach across men, women, and […]


Daily Media Digest August 30, 2023

York University received $780,000 from CIHR to fund ongoing research into pre-eclampsia York University “Professor and York University Research Chair … to fund a new project associated with her ongoing research into pre-eclampsia, a pregnancy […]

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$3 million for blood cancer research

An exceptional partnership to outsmart blood cancers Beyond the technical terminology of leukemias, myelomas, lymphomas, myelodysplastic syndromes, and myeloproliferative neoplasms, lies a far more striking reality: more than 155,000 Canadians are grappling with diverse forms […]


Daily Media Digest August 29, 2023

People with Friedreich’s ataxia help accelerate research by contributing to detection of disease progression indicators The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital) “Developing new therapies for FA, like many rare neurodegenerative diseases, has been limited by the […]


Daily Media Digest August 28, 2023

Hamilton collaboration transforms the future of medical imaging McMaster Faculty of Health Sciences – McMaster University “… opening of the Centre for Integrated and Advanced Medical Imaging (CIAMI), a new facility for educational training, imaging […]


Daily Media Digest August 25, 2023

New online tool supports youth living with chronic pain Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) “The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) has partnered with other hospitals, academic institutions, community organizations, and people who live with chronic […]


Daily Media Digest August 24, 2023

New study finds exercise, cognitive training combo boosts mental sharpness in seniors Western News “In a ground-breaking discovery that could reshape the approach to elderly cognitive care, Western and Lawson Health Research Institute researchers have […]


Daily Media Digest August 23, 2023

First-of-its-kind genetic-matching for precision organ transplantation Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute “Researchers are developing a national epitope-matching protocol to reduce organ transplant complications …” TAGS: organ transplant, precision medicine, innovative research, Vancouver Coastal Health Research […]


Daily Media Digest August 22, 2023

Omicron infection may leave seniors more susceptible to future COVID infections, say McMaster researchers Brighter World – McMaster University “Researchers at McMaster University have found that rather than conferring immunity against future infections, infection during […]