Daily Media Digest August 16, 2023

Quebec researchers develop AI technology to encrypt medical data
CTV News Montreal
“… and the École de technologie supérieure (ETS) has developed a solution that will make the transmission and archiving of medical information more secure.”
TAGS: medical data, artificial intelligence, École de technologie supérieure (ETS), Université de Sherbrooke

Gut instinct: Researcher investigates link between maternal gut health and child health
McMaster University
“What can physiological changes during pregnancy tell us about future health? More specifically, can maternal gut health tell us about the future health of the child?”
TAGS: pediatric health, pregnancy, gut health, McMaster University

Study to improve geriatric care in Ontario receives CIHR funding
Lawson Health Research Institute
“Without adequate geriatric services, older adults living with frailty are more likely to need hospital care. The goal of this research is to examine specialized geriatric care programs in Ontario.”
TAGS: aging, Canadian research, Lawson Health Research Institute, Western University, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

Regular bedtime may be linked to a healthier gut, study finds
CTV News Montreal
“Disruptions in these microbiomes can have severe health impacts, explained Patricia Lakin-Thomas, professor of biology at York University in Toronto.”
TAGS: mental health, gut health, Canadian research, York University

March of Dimes Canada partners with Government of Manitoba to deliver vital seniors home modification program
March of Dimes Canada
“Over 20 years of experience providing similar services in Ontario has made MODC a leader in the field, with the expertise to deliver Manitoba’s program and a deep understanding of its potential impact.”
TAGS: aging, accessibility, long-term care, March of Dimes Canada