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2020 May

Daily Media Digest May 12, 2020

Canadian Frailty Network funds research into the prevention of COVID-19 spread in long-term care Canadian Frailty Network “The Canadian Frailty Network has funded a study to inform older adults and long-term care facilities on how […]

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2020 May

Daily Media Digest May 11, 2020

Researchers offer at-home physical activity support for people with disabilities UBC Faculty of Medicine “However, Dr. Martin Ginis and her colleagues from Queen’s University, Amy Latimer-Cheung and Jennifer Tomasone, say Canadians with disabilities …” TAGS: […]

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2020 May

Daily Media Digest May 8, 2020

U of T Engineering team manufactures coronavirus ‘parts’ for COVID-19 research News@UofT “Now, a team of University of Toronto researchers are replicating these spikes – and all the other proteins that enable its deadly attack on […]

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2020 May

Daily Media Digest May 7, 2020

London, Ont., researchers first in world to treat COVID-19 with specialized dialysis Globalnews.ca “The team is made up of scientists from the Lawson Health Research Institute who used a modified dialysis device to conduct the treatment. The […]

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2020 May

Daily Media Digest May 6, 2020

CHEO handwashing song is taking off, here and around the world — putting safety first CHEO “Today, on World Hand Hygiene Day, a handwashing song created by Dr. Nisha Thampi, an infectious disease physician at […]

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2020 May

Daily Media Digest May 5, 2020

Clinical trial for COVID-19 patients coming to Ontario inhalton.com “… an assistant professor and program director of Public Health and Preventive … a cardiac surgeon at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto.” TAGS: COVID-19, public […]

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2020 May

Daily Media Digest May 4, 2020

CHEO becomes Canada’s first pediatric hospital offering a virtual Emergency Department CHEO “CHEO’s Emergency Department is now offering virtual urgent care appointments in some cases by video. This is one more way we can help […]

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2020 May

Daily Media Digest May 1, 2020

Cancer researchers hoping ‘Trojan Horse’ virus key to COVID-19 vaccine CBC.ca “Team from Ottawa Hospital Research Institute using $250K grant from Shopify founder…” TAGS: COVID-19, public health, innovative treatment Coronavirus: Toronto hospital creates alternative to […]

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2020 April

Daily Media Digest April 30, 2020

IMC members donate funds for protective equipment for Canada’s pharmacists Innovative Medicines Canada “Members of Innovative Medicines Canada (IMC) continue to support front line workers in the fight against COVID-19 with a financial contribution to […]

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2020 April

Daily Media Digest April 29, 2020

Ottawa researchers attempting to repurpose cancer-fighting viruses for COVID-19 vaccine OttawaMatters.com “… Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. “One of the key things we’ve learned is that the best cancer-killing viruses also stimulate the body’s own immune […]