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2020 February

Daily Media Digest February 5, 2020

Improving global health through breast milk UM Today (press release) ““Breast milk is fascinating,” says UM assistant professor Dr. Meghan Azad, Canada Research Chair in Developmental Origins of Chronic Disease and …” TAGS: global health, […]

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2020 February

Daily Media Digest February 4, 2020

Cervical cancer could be eliminated in next century, international study finds CBC.ca “Cervical cancer could be eliminated within the next 20 years in Canada and within a century globally, which would represent a huge victory […]

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2020 February

Daily Media Digest February 3, 2020

McMaster researchers say ability to fight flu depends on your childhood virus strain TheSpec.com “Researchers at two Canadian universities say the first type of influenza virus people are exposed to in early childhood dictates their […]

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2020 January

Daily Media Digest January 30, 2020

Clinical trial will evaluate new therapy for treatment-resistant depression as a result of bipolar disorder Lawson Research “Through involvement in a national clinical trial, Dr. Burhan and his research team at Lawson are offering new […]

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2020 January

Daily Media Digest January 29, 2020

Pioneering patient with extreme OCD sees success with new psychosurgery CTV News “A pioneering patient with extreme obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is championing a new treatment which uses targeted ultrasound on the brain to treat the […]

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2020 January

Daily Media Digest January 28, 2020

Survival rate for premature babies jumps by 25 per cent TheChronicleHerald.ca “The neonatal network introduced EPIQ to 25 centres across the country in 2003, including the IWK Health Centre in Halifax. “We did not say […]

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2020 January

Daily Media Digest January 27, 2020

U of S research team shedding light on potential new Alzheimer’s drugs Globalnews.ca “‘The idea behind these drugs is that they would target those metals in areas of the brain,’ the University of Saskatchewan Chemistry […]

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2020 January

Daily Media Digest January 24, 2020

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health urges executives to act on widespread mental illness at work The Globe and Mail “Canada’s leading centre for addiction and mental-health issues is calling on business executives for the […]