Daily Media Digest August 26, 2022

Prostate cancer trial aims to deliver shorter, more effective radiotherapy thanks to advanced imaging
OICR News and Media
“Sophisticated imaging tools are being used together to guide high-dose radiation that provides safe and effective treatments in a shorter timeframe.”
TAGS: prostate cancer, Lawson Health Research Institute, London Health Sciences Centre

Understanding children’s anxiety in a not-quite-post-pandemic world

Toronto Star
“Many parents worry whether their child’s anxious behaviour is a pandemic side effect that will subside with time or a cause for concern.”
TAGS: mental health, anxiety disorder, COVID-19, Hospital for Sick Children

Honouring and Inspiring a New Generation of Health Leaders and Innovators

HRI Portal
“Second year medical students with an established track record of community leadership, superior communication skills and demonstrated interest in advancing knowledge are recognized today with the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) Award.”
TAGS: medicine, health sciences, MD Financial Management Inc., Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

The Health Research Foundation is Now Accepting Applications for its $500,000 Research Team Grant in Virtual Care

“The grant will provide a research team with $500,000 in funding over three years to further examine the impacts of virtual care on underrepresented groups.”
TAGS: virtual care, grants and subsidies, Innovative Medicines Canada

Using digital media to relax is related to lower-quality parenting

Waterloo News
“Caregivers who consume digital media for relaxation are more likely to engage in negative parenting practices, according to a new multinational study.”
TAGS: digital media, mental health, Canadian research, University of Waterloo

Young People Affected by Huntington disease (YPAHD) Day
Huntington Society of Canada
“YPAHD Day returns in person on Saturday, November 26, 2022! Yes, the YPAHD Day that you know and love is back IRL. And if you haven’t attended before, trust us – it is amazing. You can attend either the Calgary or Toronto event and enjoy a day full of great connection, support and education.”