Daily Media Digest August 23, 2022

IWK Health study investigates effect of treatment and disease on microbiome of children with cancer
Your IWK
“The study draws on an array of medical expertise and statistics to examine the effect antibiotics and antifungals have on this vulnerable population.”
TAGS: pediatric oncology, antibiotics, genomics, IWK Health

Dr. John Bienenstock was a ‘revolutionary thinker’ at McMaster University

Hamilton Spectator
“University Health Network president and CEO Kevin Smith, former president at St. Joseph’s Healthcare, said Bienenstock was the most important …”
TAGS: immunology, University Health Network, McMaster University, Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Decrease Your Risk of Cognitive Decline and Dementia – Avoid These 8 Controllable Risk Factors

“By Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care August 22, 2022. Exploding Brain Dementia Concept. The study found that each of the risk factors led to a …”
TAGS: brain cognition, dementia, geriatric health, Baycrest

USask researcher to examine mindfulness as treatment for teens’ menstrual pain

USask News – University of Saskatchewan
“… PhD dissertation research, will be conducted in collaboration with researchers from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto.”
TAGS: mental health, adolescents, menstrual pain, The Hospital for Sick Children

The health-care system is in crisis, and we could have avoided it

Hill Times
“… a lack of healthcare providers, no access to local emergency wards, life-threatening wait times, a fear that if we need care we won’t be able to get it.”
TAGS: emergency healthcare, healthcare system, Canadian government

Federal funding supports new Canada Research Chair in Healthy Aging at UNB

UNB Newsroom
“Through her research, Dr. Bigonnesse will explore the impact of social policy on older adults’ health in provinces with accelerated aging populations.”
TAGS: healthy aging, Canada Research Chair, University of New Brunswick