Daily Media Digest February 5, 2024

Queen’s research team works to revamp brain tumor care
The Queen’s Journal
“Our glioblastoma patients were getting safe operations and were getting lost in the system after that. There was a lot of room for improvement to help ensure every glioblastoma patient is receiving the most timely care possible …”
KEYWORDS: patient perspective, Queen’s University, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC)

20 per cent of parents feel uncertain caring for their child after discharge from pediatric emergency: study
University of Alberta
“… Research Canada, a network of more than 200 pediatric emergency doctors and researchers at all pediatric hospitals across Canada. More than 2,000 …”
KEYWORDS: emergency care, pediatric health, University of Alberta, Women and Children’s Health Research Institute

Beyond commercialization to the full societal impact of research
The Hill Times
“To address big national issues, we need a broader approach that incentivises and supports the mobilization and translation of all the knowledge generated by Canadian researchers to all sectors of the economy and society.”
KEYWORDS: Canadian research, health equity, York University

New Canadian Cancer Society survey reveals the financial cost of cancer is one many in Canada cannot afford
“This World Cancer Day, the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) is shining a spotlight on the unexpected cost of cancer by releasing findings from …”
KEYWORDS: cancer, patient perspective, Canadian Cancer Society (CCS)

Celiac Canada releases country’s first food guide for health-care facilities
“Celiac Canada has just published new guidelines that aims to help care providers and those who have family members afflicted with the disease in …”
KEYWORDS: celiac, nutrition, long term care, Celiac Canada

Sunnybrook researcher awarded grant to study how sleep may ward off Alzheimer’s disease
Sunnybrook Hospital
“Dr. Andrew Lim, neurologist and scientist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, has been awarded a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) …”
KEYWORDS: aging, dementia, medtech, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre