Daily Media Digest February 27, 2023

Alberta improves bone care through digital health research
Alberta Innovates
“Eight researchers from the University of Alberta and University of Calgary will share $9.5 million in funding for digital health projects that will provide promising solutions to priority health system challenges..”
TAGS: fragility, bone health, innovative research, University of Alberta, University of Calgary, Alberta Health Services

Reducing social media use significantly improves body image in teens, young adults: study
The Globe and Mail
“… less is more,” said Gary Goldfield, a senior scientist at Ottawa’s CHEO Research Institute for pediatric research, who led the study.”
TAGS: pediatric health, mental health, Canadian research, CHEO Research Institute

Bruyère Procures Innovative Patient Transfer Technology by Able Innovations
HRI Portal
“Today, Bruyère has announced the procurement of Able Innovations’ ALTA Platform™, a robotic patient transfer device akin to a hospital bed, for its complex care units.”
TAGS: healthy aging, medtech, Bruyère Research Institute, AGE-WELL, Carleton University

New Brunswick researchers find flaw in heart failure diagnostic among women
Global News
“A group of researchers in New Brunswick have made a groundbreaking discovery in heart health. The new findings have the chance to potentially … NBHRF was able to support him in turning that into more than $4 million in research funding.”
TAGS: cardiovascular health, women’s health, Dalhousie University, New Brunswick Health Research Foundation

New study shows what factors contribute to higher suicide rates
CTV News
“Canada ranks in the top 10 of highest suicide rates in the Americas, a new study by Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) study found.”
TAGS: mental health and addiction, gender norms, health data, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

Sunnybrook researchers awarded $7M in CIHR Fall 2022 Project Grants competition
Sunnybrook Hospital
“Sunnybrook researchers have been awarded nearly $7M in funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Fall 2022 Project Grants competition.”
TAGS: funding, innovative research, health research, Sunnybrook