Daily Media Digest December 1, 2022

$6 million grant awarded to Sunnybrook team for exploring ultrasound in making cancer therapies more effective
Sunnybrook Hospital
“The team will use the funds from a Terry Fox New Frontiers Program Project Grant to explore techniques that use ultrasound technology that may make existing cancer therapies up to 60 times more effective.”
TAGS: cancer therapies, ultrasound, grant, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Myeloma Canada is participating in the pilot project of clinical trials Quebec’s personalized support service
Myeloma Canada
“This support service, developed by Clinical Trials Quebec and powered by CATALIS Quebec, offers patients of all ages and medical conditions, as well as their caregivers, the possibility of finding clinical trials meeting their criteria.”
TAGS: myeloma, caregivers, clinical trials, Myeloma Canada

Steep fall in implementation of physical activity policy in Ontario schools
Western News
“Low on time and confidence, less than a quarter of teachers use new guidelines, finds survey co-authored by Western researchers …”
TAGS: pediatric health, physical activity, University of Waterloo, Western University

Exciting international partnership will bring more nurses to New Brunswick
Blogs UNB
“UNB recently partnered with Horizon Health Network, the Nurses Association of New Brunswick (NANB), the Department of Post-Secondary Education Training and Labour (PETL) and …”
TAGS: registered nurses, healthcare system, University of New Brunswick

Canadian Frailty Network and Perley Health announce award for outstanding early career researcher
Canadian Frailty Network
“Canadian Frailty Network (CFN) and Perley Health are proud to have collaborated to co-fund an early career researcher (ECR) as part of the 2022 Springboard Grants Program – Early Career Researcher Competition..”
TAGS: epidemiology, mental health, Canadian Frailty Network, Perley Health

Nudge Interventions can promote the purchase of fruits & vegetables
BC Children’s Hospital
“… It is also protective against many chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer.”
TAGS: nutrition, cardiovascular disease, BC Children’s Hospital, Provincial Health Services Authority