May

Daily Media Digest May 27, 2021

London researchers: Could human protein treat COVID patients with sepsis? London Free Press (Blogs) “The team at Lawson Health Research Institute, the medical research arm of London’s hospitals, is studying whether a protein can help COVID-19 […]

May

Daily Media Digest May 26, 2021

Sunnybrook researchers are trialing an alternative method of sedation for critically ill COVID-19 patients Sunnybrook Research Institute “A team of researchers from Sunnybrook Research Institute and Lawson Health Research Institute is leading a multi-centre trial […]

May

Daily Media Digest May 25, 2021

Researchers test best materials for filtration and breathability in mask inserts York University “As face masks are likely here for awhile longer, regardless of first vaccine doses, York University researchers have tested several materials to […]

May

Daily Media Digest May 21, 2021

Writing the book on COVID-19 responses Discourse Magazine “Dr. Gordon Asmundson is tracking emotional and behavioural responses to COVID-19, which change rapidly, just like the science itself.” TAGS: COVID-19, innovative research, pandemic, University of Regina […]

May

Daily Media Digest May 20, 2021

Canadian study to investigate mix-and-match COVID-19 vaccines CTV News “Canadian study to investigate mix-and-match COVID-19 vaccines … Vaccine Surveillance Reference Group, Canadian Immunization Research … Health Canada approves changes to Pfizer vaccine storage temperature … Adriana […]

May

Daily Media Digest May 19, 2021

Hospital staff train in new ER tents to prepare for surge in non-COVID-19 patients CBC.ca ‘The physician at the University Health Network (UHN) is also the lead for the emergency department’s in-situ simulation program. Recently, […]

May

Daily Media Digest May 18, 2021

Pregnancy and mental health: U of T expert offers tips, resources during COVID-19 News@UofT “… Pregnancy Guide on Instagram, Mind Beacon, AbilitiCBT and COVID-19 mental health information from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.” […]

May

Daily Media Digest May 17, 2021

Dementia, Alzheimer’s most common comorbidities associated with COVID-19 deaths: StatCan CTV News “Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease were the most common medical conditions associated with all of the COVID-19 deaths reported in …” TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, comorbidity, public […]

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Daily Media Digest May 14, 2021

New research sheds light on why some neighbourhoods are shouldering most of the burden from … CP24 Toronto’s Breaking News “The Gattuso Centre for Social Medicine at the University Health Network took a closer look […]

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Daily Media Digest May 13, 2021

Ontario Funding Program To Help Seniors Struggling with COVID-related Cognitive Impairment Ontario.ca “The Ontario government is investing over $432,000 in Baycrest to help people struggling with cognitive impairment as a result of COVID-19. The province […]