Daily Media Digest February 19, 2020

Babies frequently exposed to cleaning products at higher risk of asthma: study
Lethbridge News Now
“The research team included experts at Simon Fraser University; the University of British Columbia; McMaster University; the University of Alberta; the …”
TAGS: children and youth health, neonatal health, development

This unique camp offers rehabilitation and relaxation for people with aphasia

CTV News
“Herman Koo was shot by a man fleeing police on March 27, 2018. … by the U of A’s Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine and March of Dimes Canada.”
TAGS: aphasia, rehabilitation

Symposium emphasizes the importance of sharing stories in Indigenous Health research
UM Today (press release)
“Research, part of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences’ Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing, hosted its seventh annual …”
TAGS: Indigenous Health Research, symposium

Vitamin E provides effective, safe treatment for fatty liver in HIV patients

McGill Reporter (blog)
“… Giada Sebastiani, Associate Professor in McGill’s Faculty of Medicine, and scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre.”
TAGS: HIV, vitamin deficiency, innovative treatment

Elder-friendly care after emergency surgery dramatically improves outcomes for older patients: study
Folio – University of Alberta
“Tailoring care for older patients who have had emergency surgery can … The study was a collaboration between Alberta Health Services and the …”
TAGS: Aging population, geriatric care, surgery outcomes

Living close to major roads leads to higher risk of Parkinson’s and dementia: UBC study

The Narwhal
“This study focused on four neurological disorders: Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis (MS), Alzheimer’s disease and non-Alzheimer’s dementia.”
TAGS: Parkinson’s disease, dementia, air quality