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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 16, 2019

Concussion symposium raises pressure on sport bodies to invest National Post “According to University of Calgary physiotherapist and epidemiologist Carolyn Emery, there is a one in five lifetime risk of concussion. Half of them happen […]

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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 15, 2019

Study shows absence of sleep, abundance of screen time can lead to impulsive behaviour The Sudbury Star “Dr. Michelle Guerrero, lead author and postdoctoral fellow at the CHEO Research Institute and the University of Ottawa […]

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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 14, 2019

Blood pressure monitoring could be as simple as a selfie, Canadian researcher says CBC.ca “Christo El Morr, associate professor of health informatics at York University, says users always need to verify if health apps are […]

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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 13, 2019

New study links high-fat diet and gut bacteria to insulin resistance EurekAlert (press release) “Researchers have discovered how our choice of diet can weaken our gut immune system and lead to the development of diabetes.” […]

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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 12, 2019

Montreal researchers look to VR to train brain surgeons CTV News “Researchers at McGill University’s Montreal Neurological Institute are working to study the effectiveness of training budding brain surgeons with virtual …” TAGS: virtual reality, […]

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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 9, 2019

Depression major risk factor for substance use in pregnancy: London researchers Globalnews.ca “A new study from researchers with Western University, Brescia University College and Lawson Health Research Institute has found a link between …” TAGS: […]

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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 8, 2019

Gene study reveals unique variants in Inuit population McGill Reporter (blog) “To learn about the possible genetic origin of these disorders, researchers at The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital) of McGill …” TAGS: Inuit, […]

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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 7, 2019

Air pollution causes lungs to age quicker, increases COPD risk McGill Reporter (blog) “Lung function normally declines as we age, but a new study carried out by researchers from Canada, Switzerland and the UK, suggests […]

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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 6, 2019

Epilepsy patients may live longer with specialist care: U of C study CBC.ca “Epilepsy patients may live longer with specialist care: U of C study … than their counterparts who don’t, a University of Calgary […]

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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 2, 2019

Researchers find fewer depressive symptoms in dark-chocolate eaters CTV News “… according to researchers from University College London, in collaboration with the University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services Canada.” TAGS: mental health , depression, […]