Daily Media Digest January 10, 2022

USask Researchers Uncover New Possibility of COVID Treatment Options
Swift Current
“A team of researchers at the University of Saskatchewan has uncovered some details about the structure of the virus that causes COVID-19, and it is leading to optimism about the possibility of new treatment options.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, treatment options, University of Saskatchewan, VIDO-InterVac

COVID-19 booster shots: Here’s what you should know about side effects | Q107 Toronto
Q107 Toronto
“… said Dr. Ciriaco Picirillo, an immunologist and senior scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC).”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, vaccine, booster shot, side effects, MUCH-RI, University Health Network

Survey looks to track COVID-19 cases in childcare facilities – CTV News Winnipeg
CTV News Winnipeg
“… at the University of Manitoba. The goal of the survey is to use the information to advocate for better resources for the childcare sector.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, children and youth health, childcare facilities, University of Manitoba

Female patients in Ontario have a 30 per cent greater risk of death after surgery by a male doctor
CTV News Toronto
“Angela Jarath, a cardiac anesthesiologist with Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and co-author of the study, said that it’s also important to note …”
TAGS: surgery, women’s health, healthcare, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University Health Network

New Glassman Chair in Neuropsychology is helping older adults improve their memory
“Baycrest is pleased to welcome Dr. Morgan Barense as the new Dr. Max and Gianna Glassman Chair in Neuropsychology, a joint position at Baycrest and the University of Toronto. A leading neuroscientist in the field of aging and brain health, Dr. Barense’s work is helping older adults better remember the events of their lives.”
TAGS: neuropsychology, mental health, memory, Baycrest