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2019 October

Daily Media Digest October 17, 2019

Towards an ‘artificial pancreas’: new technology holds promise for diabetes patients Globalnews.ca Technology like this is a “rapidly emerging area of care,” according to Seema Nagpal, vice-president of science and policy for Diabetes Canada. Myeloma Canada Launches Award-Winning […]

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2019 October

Daily Media Digest October 15, 2019

Mental health problems are likely to exacerbate financial troubles The Globe and Mail ““When you have mental-health issues, and ongoing challenges with overspending, it will lead to feelings of guilt, anger, self-worth issues and sleep […]

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2019 October

Daily Media Digest October 11, 2019

‘Most critical problem we’re facing:’ Medical groups urge climate change action Times Colonist “Canada’s medical professionals are presenting a solid front during the federal election campaign to urge political parties to take climate change seriously […]

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2019 October

Daily Media Digest October 10, 2019

Ottawa researchers find diabetes drug has potential to prevent ovarian cancer CBC.ca “Dr. Barbara Vanderhyden led the laboratory team at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute that discovered the common diabetes medication metformin could help prevent […]

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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 […]