Daily Media Digest August 7, 2018

“After a few weeks attending boxing classes for people with Parkinson’s in Glace Bay, N.S., he can do over 30 jumping jacks, easily. On the long ..”
TAGS: Parkinson’s disease, boxing, fitness,


EurekAlert (press release)
“Boris Sobolev, School of Population and Public Health, the University of British … The study was conducted by researchers from University of British … University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario; Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia …”
TAGS: hip fracture, hip surgery, reduce mortality


“Toronto’s SickKids Hospital says the work of a McMaster University student project will help shape some of their initiatives to protect patients, staff and …”
TAGS: safety measures, protective equipment, McMaster University, sickkids


CTV News
“Would you consider replacing your favourite meat dish with insects, either for the taste, or for the health benefits? A U.S. researcher studying their …”
TAGS: eat crickets, good for gut


EurekAlert (press release)
“”We are thrilled to be able to offer our study to children across Canada and work with their clinical teams,” said Giselle Sholler, MD, chair of Beat …”
TAGS: childhood cancer consortium, Canada


“Family disease. This expands the odds that someone will have islet-cell antibodies which, thus, increment the danger of creating type 1 diabetes. “
TAGS: diabetes, risks, New Study


Medgadget (blog)-22 minutes ago
“The Americas region leads the wearable medical device market owing to the incidence of the diabetic and obese populations. The countries like Canada and …”
TAGS: medical devices, wearable technologies