August

Daily Media Digest August 12, 2022

New study testing whether virtual groups can improve well-being in older adults Lawson Health Research Institute “Online meaning-centered groups are a promising approach developed by a research team led by Dr. Marnin Heisel, a Lawson […]

August

Daily Media Digest August 11, 2022

Going for gold: Researchers open the blood-brain barrier for better drug delivery ALS Canada “One of the most important safeguards in our bodies is the blood-brain barrier (BBB). Created by tightly interlocked vessel wall cells, […]

August

Daily Media Digest August 10, 2022

Putting tremors on pause – Clinical Research at The Neuro McGill Reporter – McGill University “For the first time, the Clinical Research Unit at The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital) is conducting clinical trials to …” […]

August

Daily Media Digest August 9, 2022

With skin cancer rates soaring, we need new protection strategies TMU News “They average six times the recommended maximum sun exposure, with some workers facing twenty times the recommended maximum sun exposure.” TAGS: skin cancers, […]

August

Daily Media Digest August 8, 2022

Hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring compound, awakens stem cells to repair damaged muscle OHRI “A new study published in the journal Science reveals a unique form of cell communication that controls muscle repair.” TAGS: muscle […]

August

Daily Media Digest August 5, 2022

Leveraging virtual reality to manage pain in paediatric patients Lawson “A new study underway through Lawson Health Research Institute and Children’s Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC), using virtual reality (VR) to help pediatric […]

August

Daily Media Digest August 4, 2022

Disrupted Gender Roles | Study reveals impact of traumatic brain injury on the gender roles of patients and caregivers UHN Research “A new study led by researchers at the KITE Research Institute explores how gender […]

August

Daily Media Digest August 3, 2022

Biomarkers Show Who Faces Near-Term Cognitive Decline MedPage Today “Many cognitively normal people with positive amyloid and tau PET biomarkers appeared to be at imminent risk of cognitive decline, longitudinal data showed.” TAGS: cognitive impairment, […]

August

Daily Media Digest August 2, 2022

A novel collaboration brings decades of expertise to ALS research ALS Canada “We need to bring in people who are working on biomarkers in the neurodegenerative space and get their expertise in biomarker development focused […]