Daily Media Digest January 10, 2020

Reduce Your Risk of Fractures And Falls This Winter By Building Bone Strength

YouAreUNLTD (blog)
“But don’t blame the ice, says Dr. Famida Jiwa, president and CEO, Osteoporosis Canada. ‘Broken bones as a result of the disease can happen in […]'”
TAGS: bone strength, osteoporosis, fractures

Children who drank whole milk, as opposed to reduced-fat, less likely to be overweight: U of T study

“The research was led by the University of Toronto and St. Michael’s […] The research was supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, […]”
TAGS: diet, nutritional health, children and youth health

New technique nets scientists haul of key proteins

McGill Newsroom
“Using a new microscopic “fishing” technique, scientists from the Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM), Université de Montréal and McGill […]”
TAGS: developmental biology, protein identification, cancer

App developed locally to connect Indigenous kids to health services is going national

“A tool developed in the Manitoulin Island community of Wikwemikong to assess the health of Indigenous children is going Canada-wide thanks to a […]”
TAGS: mental health, community health, children and youth health

Boosting B12 to fight deficiency risk: Researchers study fortified yogurt for better vitamin delivery
“[…] one of 80 people ages 50-75 taking part in the study, which tests the potential benefits of fortifying yogurt with vitamin B12.”
TAGS: B12, dietary health, vitamin delivery

Reintroducing brain plasticity lost in adulthood
McGill Newsroom
“In the lab of Dr. Etienne de Villers-Sidani at The Neuro, researchers study the fundamentals of brain plasticity. The goal of this work is to develop therapies and strategies to help neurological patients.”
TAGS: brain plasticity, neuroscience, genetic research