Daily Media Digest April 5, 2022

New study shows drug prevents major bleeding after surgery – Hamilton Health Sciences
Hamilton Health Sciences
“Hamilton researchers have found a safe drug to help blood to clot after non-cardiac surgery, reducing major bleeding in patients.”
TAGS: surgery, innovative research, blood clot, Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University

One Less Roadblock – Method improves safety of type 1 diabetes cell therapy aimed at eliminating need for insulin
Research at UHN
“Cell therapy holds great promise as a treatment for type 1 diabetes, as it could eliminate the need for insulin injections.”
TAGS: type 1 diabetes, cell therapy, insulin, chronic health condition, University Health Network

National platform to prepare researchers to lead digital health solutions for older adults
University of Toronto
“… and holds the Barbara G. Stymiest Research Chair in Rehabilitation Technology at KITE Research Institute, University Health Network.”
TAGS: digital health solutions, innovative research, access to care, aging population, University Health Network

Government of Canada invests in innovative research related to the pandemic, climate …
“Research that takes risks has the power to push the boundaries of innovation and change the way we think about and address issues that …”
TAGS: pandemic, innovative research, funding

Experts question research suggesting long COVID symptoms may depend on variant – CTV News
CTV News
“Muhajarine also calls on health-care systems to open more clinical facilities that specialize in outpatient treatment for long COVID patients.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, long-COVID, variant