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February 2019

Daily Media Digest February 28, 2019

Hearing-aid providers see opportunity as wearable tech explodes The Globe and Mail “… vice-president of research and chief innovation officer at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS), a consortium of five hospitals and five centres offering a […]

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February 2019

Daily Media Digest February 27, 2019

London researchers use tobacco plants to improve (yes, improve) human health The London Free Press “London-based researchers with Western University and the Lawson Health Research Institute are leveraging tobacco plants as “green bioreactors” …” TAGS: […]

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February 2019

Daily Media Digest February 26, 2019

Ontario clinic treating depression with ketamine CTV News “Frustrated that many of his patients weren’t being helped by existing antidepressant medications, psychiatrist Dr. Roger McIntyre opened his Mississauga clinic six months ago.” TAGS: depression, mental […]

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February 2019

Daily Media Digest February 21, 2019

U of S researchers design radioactive antibody which assassinates colorectal cancer cells Globalnews.ca “University of Saskatchewan researchers have created assassin antibody which cling to colorectal cancer cells and destroy them.” TAGS: cancer, treatment, antibodies   […]

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February 2019

Daily Media Digest February 19, 2019

Pacemaker for the brain: An inside look at an experimental PTSD treatment The Globe and Mail “Earlier this month, surgeons at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre implanted a pacemaker-like device in their first PTSD patient, launching […]

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February 2019

Daily Media Digest February 15, 2019

New clinical trial in London addresses depression in patients with bipolar disorder Globalnews.ca “Local researchers hope magnetic seizure therapy will bring hope to … a researcher with Lawson Health Research Institute and a neuropsychiatrist at […]

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February 2019

Daily Media Digest February 14, 2019

‘Double-edged sword:’ Teens’ long-term cannabis use tied to higher depression risk CBC.ca “… chief of the Hurvitz Brain Sciences Program at Toronto’s Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. He’s an expert on treatment-resistant depression and …” TAGS: […]

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February 2019

Daily Media Digest February 13, 2019

Impact of Genetic Mutations on Autistic Characteristics Technology Networks “… the Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Canada. “Our results revealed numerous interesting associations between the genetic variants …” TAGS: autism, neuron model, research   Innovation […]