Daily Media Digest August 11, 2021

COVID-19: Depression and anxiety symptoms have doubled in youth, help needed, warn UCalgary …
UCalgary News
“… Sheri Madigan, PhD, co-author of the paper, a UCalgary clinical psychologist and Canada Research Chair in Determinants of Child Development.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, anxiety, depression, mental health, children and youth health, University of Calgary

Latest U of S wastewater study shows continued spike in Saskatoon COVID-19 samples
“The most recent study from the Global Institute for Water Security at the University of Saskatchewan shows a growing trend of COVID-19 RNA in its …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, wastewater study, University of Saskatchewan

Moderna to set up research-production hub in Canada
Toronto Star
“Moderna to set up research-production hub in Canada … next few years to open a research centre and a factory to produce messenger RNA vaccines, …”
TAGS: innovative research, pandemic, COVID-19, vaccines, Moderna

Participants needed for study on mixing and matching COVID-19 vaccines
CTV News
“The study will use vaccines authorized for Canadian public health programs, and is currently using Pfizer and Moderna. Participants of the study will …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, vaccines, public health

Eating for better sleep
Hamilton Health Sciences
“Current Public Health Agency of Canada sleep recommendations encourage 7-9 hours of sleep for adults ages 18-64, and 7-8 hours for adults age 65 and over; however, many of us are not getting enough. Shift work, busy schedules, stress and the environment we sleep in all play factors in whether or not we have a restful, restorative sleep.”
TAGS: stress, mental health, sleep, nutrition, Hamilton Health Sciences

Personalized approach reduces nausea in breast cancer patients
“Cancer chemotherapy often causes nausea and vomiting, but a new clinical trial shows that a personalized approach can help.”
TAGS: nausea, cancer, cancer research, personalized treatment, chemotherapy, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute