Daily Media Digest February 10, 2022

Computer model shows the best ways to slow the spread of COVID-19 – University of Waterloo
University of Waterloo
“Researchers simulate the transmission of variants and effects of … The research team can change the parameters of the computational model to see …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, computer model, public health, University of Waterloo

Researchers confirm newly developed inhaled vaccine delivers broad protection against …
Brighter World – McMaster University
“The tested COVID vaccine strategy was built upon a robust tuberculosis vaccine research program established by Zhou Xing, a co-lead author of the new …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, vaccine development, innovative research, McMaster University

Homeless and precariously-housed Canadians face high rates of brain injury – Hamilton …
Hamilton Health Sciences
“A new Vancouver-based study with a strong Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) connection is raising alarm bells about high rates of brain injury among …”
TAGS: brain injury, mental health, at-risk population, Hamilton Health Sciences

Gut bacteria linked to immune suppression in pancreatic cancer: Study – University of Toronto
University of Toronto
“Researchers at the University Health Network (UHN) and University of Toronto have shown how probiotic bacteria in the gut could undermine immunity …”
TAGS: cancer, immune suppression, gut health, pancreatic cancer, University Health Network

B.C.-developed strategy reduces ovarian cancer risk: new study
Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute
“B.C. scientists published new research today in JAMA Network Open showing that removing a person’s fallopian tubes at the time of other routine gynecologic surgeries is a safe, effective way to reduce ovarian cancer risk, ultimately leading to lives saved.”
TAGS: cancer, ovarian cancer, women’s health, risk factors, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute

First-ever Advocacy in Action on LinkedIn Live
Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada
“CEO Sandra Hanna and VP Pharmacy Affairs Sheli Dattani host the associations first-ever Advocacy in Action on LinkedIn Live.”
DATE: Thursday, February 10, 2022
TIME: 2:00pm ET