Daily Media Digest December 11, 2019

IWK program helps teens switch to adult care and avoid relapses

“Amanda Higgins had never thought about graduating from the IWK Health Centre until one of her physicians brought it up during an appointment.”
TAGS: chronic illness, children and youth health, support programs

London’s academic teaching hospitals announce $1M partnership

“[…] cardiac surgery, with imaging scientists at Lawson Health Research Institute, the research institute of LHSC and St. Joseph’s, and Schulich Medicine […]”
TAGS: teaching hospital, diagnostic imaging, therapeutics

Research News: The most cost-effective form of brain stimulation

“[…] submit search. Dr. Daniel Blumberger demonstrates intermittent theta burst stimulation. By Centre for Addiction and Mental Health […]”
TAGS: treatment-resistant depression, repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation, mental health, electroconvulsive therapy 

A common origin?
“Dr. Satya Dash, scientist at Toronto General Hospital Research Institute (TGHRI), is using genetic analysis to explore the association between obesity and a variety of mental illnesses.”
TAGS: genetic analysis, obesity, mental health

Does deodorant cause breast cancer?
Sunnybrook – Your Health Matters
“Dr. Donovan says that so far, any studies in support of this claim have focused on population-level observations, which fail to account for other factors that may play a role in the development of breast cancer in certain populations.”
TAGS: women’s health, breast cancer

Obesity in type 2 diabetes

National Post
“His attention to the importance of weight control is also reflected within the Diabetes Canada Clinical Practice Guidelines. For example, in type 2 […]”
TAGS: obesity, type 2 diabetes, weight control