Daily Media Digest August 15, 2023

Nasal versus Injectable Glucagon for Children with T1D
“The study showed that nasal glucagon was not only faster and easier to administer, but its administration also had a better success rate than injectable glucagon.”
TAGS: diabetes, pediatric health, hypoglycemia, JDRF

UWindsor prof studying cancer care for 2SLGBTQIA+ community
London News Today
“A University of Windsor professor wants to hear from members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community who have experienced cancer care in the community.”
TAGS: cancer, preventative care, University of Windsor, WE-Spark Health Institute

Data on COVID-19 in Canadians’ blood shows impact of vaccination campaigns, new study finds
The Globe and Mail
“The study, supported by the COVID-19 Immunity Task Force and published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, combines data from …”
TAGS: COVID-19, vaccine, McGill University Health Centre, World Health Organization

Researchers use AI to determine drivers’ health and mental state in self-driving cars
CTV News London
“Researchers at Western University are partnering with Mitacs Globalink to advance technology in self-driving cars by using artificial intelligence …”
TAGS: health research, artificial intelligence, Western University, Mitacs

Biotech Boom: 15 Canadian Startups Transforming Healthcare
Canadian Venture
“British Columbia, Canada, is a hotbed of innovation and creativity, especially in the field of biotechnology. The province is home to a diverse array of startups that are revolutionizing healthcare, drug discovery, and therapeutics.”
TAGS: drug discovery, innovative research, VoxCell BioInnovation, Variational AI

ThinkSci Outreach Program wins a CAN Advocacy Award
Canadian Association for Neuroscience
“The Canadian Association for Neuroscience is proud to announce its support of the ThinkSci Outreach Program with a 2023 CAN Advocacy and Outreach award.”
TAGS: award, advocacy, brain health, Canadian Association for Neuroscience