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2019 June

Daily Media Digest June 14, 2019

Antidepressant shortages cause anxiety for patients with mental illnesses CBC.ca “… patients at The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre and is director of mood disorder research at The Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research.” TAGS: […]

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2019 June

Daily Media Digest June 13, 2019

Study on ‘agitation’ in Alzheimer’s patients seeks participants CTV News “… per cent of Alzheimer’s patients and can also lead to worsening health. … Amer Burhan, associate scientist at the Lawson Health Research Institute.” TAGS: […]

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2019 June

Daily Media Digest June 12, 2019

Stopping Seizures by… Inducing Seizures? Technology Networks “A new study finds that inducing seizures before surgery may be a convenient and cost-effective way to determine the brain region where seizures are coming from.” TAGS: epilepsy, […]

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2019 June

Daily Media Digest June 11, 2019

Preschoolers’ physical activity can have impact on heart health later in life: study CTV News “A new study out of McMaster University suggests the physical activity of … Canadian Institutes of Health Research, examined the […]

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2019 June

Daily Media Digest June 10, 2019

Diabetes Drug Cuts Heart and Kidney Disease Technology Networks “A clinical trial that followed more than 9,900 people in 24 countries has found …” TAGS: cardiovascular health, kidney health, Type 2 diabetes ,   Would […]

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2019 June

Daily Media Digest June 6, 2019

Researchers brainstorm big ideas in child health and wellness UCalgary News “Researchers from every faculty across the University of Calgary are invited to participate in town halls throughout June to explore ways to advance …” […]

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2019 June

Daily Media Digest June 4, 2019

Genetic test for breast cancer helps women decide if preventive cancer treatment is right for them UM Today (press release) “Studies have shown that the risk of breast cancer can be reduced by half using […]

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2019 June

Daily Media Digest June 3, 2019

New Sask. research offers glimmer of hope to those who have suffered a concussion CBC.ca “New Sask. research offers glimmer of hope to those who have suffered a … marker” — refers to a broad […]

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2019 May

Daily Media Digest May 31, 2019

Lawson Health researchers develop new imaging tool to detect heart disease Globalnews.ca “The Lawson Health Research Institute says it’s found what may be the latest weapon in the battle against heart disease.” TAGS: heart disease, […]

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2019 May

Daily Media Digest May 30, 2019

More Canadians hospitalized per day for health conditions and injuries caused by alcohol or drugs than for heart attacks and strokes combined: report The Globe and Mail “For Ashley Wettlaufer, a research co-ordinator for Toronto’s […]