Daily Media Digest February 23, 2023

Big data for better cardiac care
Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute
“Combined patient information is helping connect the dots to improve survival rates even three years after a cardiac arrest …”
TAGS: cardiac arrest, cardiovascular health, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute

The healing power of wearable tech – Revolutionizing athlete rehabilitation with wearable technology
Toronto Metropolitan University
“Smart socks invented by engineering grads can help athletes improve performance and recover from injuries …”
TAGS: medtech, rehabilitation and recovery, Toronto Metropolitan University

Paediatric surgeon advances anti-racism in health care and medical education
“… making surgical care more accessible in Canada and around the world. Daodu says that while the role of surgeons in addressing public health concerns has often been neglected, they have an important part to play.”
TAGS: health inequities, surgical care, pediatric health, University of Calgary

New research study aims to make sexual health testing more accessible | Folio – University of Alberta

University of Alberta
“A research study involving community pharmacies is making testing for HIV, hepatitis C and syphilis more accessible for Albertans.”
TAGS: sexual health-care services, sexually transmitted infections, Canadian research, University of Alberta

Gilead Presents Positive Proof-of-Concept Data for Investigational Combination Regimen of Lenacapavir with Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies as a Potential Twice-Yearly Approach for the Treatment of HIV
“In this study we found that lenacapavir and bNAbs in a combination approach may have a significant role to play in the future treatment of HIV …”
TAGS: HIV treatment, innovative research, clinical trial, Gilead