Daily Media Digest August 21, 2020

Hamilton Health Sciences tech revolution shifts into high gear with COVID-19

“The Population Health Research Institute (PHRI) — a joint research centre for HHS and McMaster University — had been testing virtual care and remote …”
TAGS: COVID-19, public health, technology and health

Same Virus, Different Countries
“Study reveals how health policies and actions have impacted COVID-19 caseload and mortality.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, public health

Researchers from CR-HMR, CHU Sainte-Justine and IRCM make a promising discovery for patients with diabetic retinopathy
“A new study, published in the prestigious journal Science, highlights the discovery of a cellular process in the retina that could lead to new treatments for people with diabetic retinopathy, a diabetes-related complication that can cause blindness.”
TAGS: diabetes, diabetic retinopathy, cellular processes, innovative treatments

More Youth to Receive Virtual Mental Health Care Thanks to RBC Foundation Donation
Canada NewsWire
“Over the last year, The Royal has provided high-quality training for Algonquin College clinicians, delivered an eight-part speaker series, and offered a …”
TAGS: mental health, virtual care, public health, pediatric health

Mindfulness study promotes calmer, more caring classrooms
Western News
“Claire Crooks, director of Western University’s Centre for School Mental Health. “Educators also report benefits for themselves, and how they approach …”
TAGS: mindfulness, mental health, pediatric health

University of Calgary study finds insights in skin regeneration after severe burns or injuries
CTV Toronto
“Progenitor cells are unique in that they can undergo cell division and … led by Biernaskie and published in the scientific journal Cell Stem Cell, was …”
TAGS: skin regeneration, innovative research, burn research