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2019 September

Daily Media Digest September 20, 2019

Common Alzheimer’s medication has potentially damaging side effect: Study CTV News “A commonly used drug to treat Alzheimer’s diseases could be sending patients to the hospital due to some potentially dangerous side effects.” TAGS: Alzheimer’s […]

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2019 September

Daily Media Digest September 16, 2019

Commonly used drug for Alzheimer’s disease doubles risk of hospitalization EurekAlert (press release) “A drug commonly used to manage symptoms of Alzheimer disease and other dementias — donepezil — is associated with a two-fold higher […]

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2019 September

Daily Media Digest September 12, 2019

New international study: The hidden burden of diabetes on family members revealed Canada NewsWire (press release) “… diabetes and their caregivers that they fear a hypoglycemic event,” says Seema Nagpal, vice president of Science & […]

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2019 September

Daily Media Digest September 10, 2019

Commonly used antibiotics may lead to heart problems UBC Faculty of Medicine “… partnership with the Provincial Health Services Authority’s (PHSA) Therapeutic Evaluation Unit found that current users of fluoroquinolone antibiotics …” TAGS: antibiotics, cardiac […]

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2019 September

Daily Media Digest September 9, 2019

A.I. and virtual reality can determine neurosurgeon expertise with 90 per cent accuracy The Suburban Newspaper “Machine learning-guided virtual reality simulators can help neurosurgeons develop the skills they need before they step in the operating […]