Daily Media Digest August 20, 2020

Video series provides self-management tools, resources for people recovering from stroke
HRI Portal
“The stroke recovery series was created over the past three months by clinicians with the Early Supported Discharge (ESD) Team, Calgary Stroke Program/Alberta Health Services, in partnership with Heart & Stroke and the Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery (CPSR).”
TAGS: virtual health, stroke, recovery

Inside Canada’s race for a COVID-19 vaccine
“A group of scientists at VIDO-InterVac — the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization in Saskatoon — is trying to get through a decade’s worth of …”
TAGS: COVID-19, public health, vaccine development

Sunnybrook to lead suicide prevention research during COVID-19 pandemic with immediate …
Canada NewsWire
“Critical research led by Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre into suicide prevention during the COVID-19 pandemic is receiving an …”
TAGS: COVID-19, mental health, suicide prevention

UVic announces new fund dedicated to speed up COVID-19 research
The Martlet
“Research Accelerator Fund focused on COVID-19 recovery, future research projects. RAF UVic chemist Katherine Elvira is investigating low-cost patient …”
TAGS: COVID-19, funding, innovative research

University of Calgary study finds insights in skin regeneration after severe burns or injuries
CTV Toronto
“New research at the University of Calgary has taken a step toward understanding how skin heals, which could lead to drug treatments to …”
TAGS: severe burns, regeneration, innovative research

Recreational marijuana use may have negative impact on diabetes, review finds
The GrowthOp
“Here at home, one in three Canadians is currently living with diabetes or prediabetes, according to Diabetes Canada, which hopes to use the review …”
TAGS: diabetes, cannabis, innovative research

University of Saskatchewan researchers finding connections between cancer in dogs and humans
“A University of Saskatchewan (USask) team is researching cancer in a way unique from any institute in western Canada. They hope findings can help …”
TAGS: cancer, treatment, innovative research