Daily Media Digest December 9, 2021

McMaster-led study seeks to understand COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among Indigenous …
Hamilton Spectator
“In partnership with three First Nations communities, researchers will also assess immune response and health outcomes after COVID-19 vaccination. Six …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, immune response, health outcomes, vaccination, McMaster University

FANCI: a new gene at the origin of some cases of ovarian cancer | McGill University Health Centre
McGill University Health Centre
“With this in mind, scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) set out to investigate new genes that …”
TAGS: ovarian cancer, women’s health, genetics, RI-MUHC, Ovarian Cancer Canada

JDRF Canada’s First Centre of Excellence in Type 1 Diabetes Research Launches at the University of British Columbia
“JDRF Canada, the largest Canadian charitable funder of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, and the UBC Faculty of Medicine are proud to announce the establishment of Canada’s first JDRF Centre of Excellence in T1D research at the University of British Columbia.”
TAGS: diabetes, type 1 diabetes, insulin, JDRF

Trans people accessing acute mental health care more likely to experience marginalization
“This according to a Centre for Addiction and Mental health- (CAMH-) led study, … said lead author Dr. June Lam, a Staff Psychiatrist at CAMH.”
TAGS: mental health, acute care, CAMH

Disordered eating doubles risk of premature mortality, research shows | News | University of Calgary
University of Calgary
““Eating disorders are a serious mental illness,” says Pedram. “People tend to view eating disorders as having less significant impact on mental health …”
TAGS: mental health, developmental health, maternal care, University of Calgary

Stem cells and the future of health care – The Globe and Mail
The Globe and Mail
“… Karen Lee, CEO of Parkinson Canada;; Jonathan Kimmelman, James McGill professor in the biomedical ethics unit with McGill University.”
TAGS: stem cell, innovative treatment, research and development, Parkinson’s Canada, Stem Cell Network