Daily Media Digest April 26, 2019

“New studies from Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University are showing for the first time that HIV can be transmitted through sharing …”
TAGS: HIV, transmission, prevention, drug use


McGill Newsroom
“… team used harvested skin cells from the toddlers and “reprogrammed” them to assume a stem cell-like state—induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC).”
TAGS: neurodevelopmental disease, genetic mutation, brain development


“Researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University have completed a study that shows mothers of epileptic children have a …”
TAGS: mothers, epilepsy, depression, mental health


UM Today (press release)
“A new interdisciplinary project, led by researchers from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, aims to understand the differences between HIV care for …”
TAGS: HIV, health care, Indigenous, northern Manitoba


“… fellow in clinical immunology and allergy at McMaster University in Hamilton, who led the meta-analysis, which was published in Thursday’s issue of …”
TAGS: allergies, peanut allergy, oral immunotherapy


Edmonton Journal
“… using haptic instruction as a means of quickly training the muscle memory of new surgeons who need to perform complicated procedures with great dexterity. The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada is funding the SSRL …”
TAGS: surgical training, surgeons


“Potter is the former director and CEO of VIDO-Intervac, a research organization of the University of Saskatchewan. He was involved in avian flu, E. coli, …”
TAGS: Dr. Andrew Potter, Saskatchewan Order of Merit


“Artificial intelligence in health care carries huge potential, according to experts in … And it is expected that AI will soon affect all aspects of health care.”
TAGS: artificial intelligence, health care, medicine