Daily Media Digest February 9, 2022

Canada’s Global Nexus: Addressing COVID-19 and preventing future pandemics – Brighter World
Brighter World
“Canada’s Global Nexus for Pandemics and Biological Threats builds on McMaster’s established position as a world leader in infectious disease research, …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, innovative research, McMaster University

Brain injury most prevalent among homeless | The Bay Observer
The Bay Observer
“… lead author of the study and Clinical Neuropsychologist in the Acquired Brain Injury Program at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS).”
TAGS: brain injury, concussion, at-risk population, Hamilton Health Sciences

Will skin cancer treatments be the answer to the treatment of rare forms of ovarian cancer …
Eminetra Canada
“Drugs commonly used to treat skin and lung cancer may also slow the … According to the Canadian Cancer Society, about 3,000 Canadian women were …”
TAGS: cancer, ovarian cancer, skin cancer, treatment options, Canadian Cancer Society

The Arthritis Society is proud to announce the Top 10 Arthritis Research Advances of 2021
Arthritis Society
““Our annual Top 10 list allows us to shine a spotlight on some of the advances that really stand out. We’re proud to support the researchers who are helping us reach the goal of one day soon extinguishing the fire of arthritis for good, and we congratulate them on their achievements,” said Dr. Siân Bevan, Chief Science Officer at the Arthritis Society.”
TAGS: arthritis, innovative research, Arthritis Society

Sunnybrook launches fundraising campaign for new brain sciences centre – Toronto Star
Toronto Star
“… across mental health and brain sciences — the first of its kind in Canada,” Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre said in a news release Monday, …”
TAGS: fundraising, innovative research, mental health, brain health, Sunnybrook Health Sciences

Concordia researchers find patterns and predictors of physical distancing adherence
Concordia University
“The longitudinal study was conducted in three waves over the course of 2020, the first year of the outbreak. The researchers recruited a cohort of …”
TAGS: pandemic, COVID-19, physical distancing, Concordia University