Daily Media Digest April 22, 2022

Why COVID headaches can be hard to shake — and when you should worry | CBC News
“Dr. Angela Cheung, a senior scientist-clinician at Toronto’s University Health Network, is studying the effects of long COVID. (Evan Mitsui/CBC).”
TAGS: COVID-19, headache, long-COVID, pandemic, University Health Network

The Canadian Black Scientists Network applauds the Federal Government’s commitment to Black Researchers
Canadian Black Scientists Network
“Sustained support across the arc of learners to professionals will ensure Canada capitalizes on Black talent”
TAGS: federal budget 2022, investment in research, Canadian Black Scientists Network

A layered approach is needed to prevent infections from becoming harder to treat | Waterloo News
University of Waterloo
“It threatens health, social and economic well-being, and spreads as a … The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Waterloo, …”
TAGS: infection prevention, superbugs, University of Waterloo

Five tips for cancer awareness and prevention | Opinion | toronto.com
“According to the Canadian Cancer Society, about four in 10 cancer cases can be prevented through healthy living and early screening.”
TAGS: cancer, prevention, healthy living, Canadian Cancer Society

Canada needs a stronger COVID-19 detection system, experts say – Medicine Hat News
Medicine Hat News
“Caroline Colijn, a mathematician and epidemiologist at Simon Fraser University, said there are currently “too many infections” in Canada to expand …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, COVID detection, Simon Fraser University, University of Calgary

Digital Technology Supercluster Announces Investment to Increase the Effectiveness of … – Newswire
“Led by Imagia Canexia Health, in partnership with BC Cancer Research, DNAstack, Microsoft, Queen’s University and University Health Network, …”
TAGS: funding, investment into research, digital technology, University Health Network, Queen’s University

Health research overlooks important differences between sexes – UBC News
UBC News – The University of British Columbia
“The major funding agencies for health research in the U.S. and Canada have worked hard to … 1 thing is to have males and females in the study.”
TAGS: sex differences, health research, funding agencies, UBC