Daily Media Digest January 13, 2022

Lawson, Sunnybrook study aims to improve prostate cancer treatments using advanced imaging
Global News
“Researchers at London’s Lawson Health Research Institute are teaming up with scientists at Toronto’s Sunnybrook Research Institute for a study …”
TAGS: prostate cancer, cancer, imaging, medical technology, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Lawson Health Research Institute

Canada’s lab professionals get an assist from Hayley Wickenheiser – – The Message
The Message
“The Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science has partnered with Canadian Olympic hockey star (and doctor) Hayley Wickenheiser on an update …”
TAGS: laboratory, healthcare workers, lab professionals, Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Science

UBC researchers lead $24 million project to treat spinal cord injury
UBC News – The University of British Columbia
“… a world-leading centre for spinal cord injury research within the UBC faculty of medicine and the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute.”
TAGS: spinal cord injury, innovative research, funding, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute

Parents urged to screen for diabetes symptoms after link found to COVID infections in kids …
“Diabetes Canada estimates that about 28,000 young people between the ages of 1 and 19 are living with type 1 diabetes and about 2,000 have type 2.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, diabetes, children and youth health, Diabetes Canada

Creating a personalized map for people with stroke – Hamilton Health Sciences
Hamilton Health Sciences
“It was unnerving and scary.” During his recovery, Dayler participated in the outpatient stroke rehabilitation program at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) …”
TAGS: stroke, mental health, brain health, rehabilitation, Hamilton Heath Sciences

Online weight-management sessions offered by AHS | Hanna Herald
Hanna Herald
“Looking for a way to lose those COVID induced pounds? Alberta Health Services has you covered with online weight-management sessions.”
TAGS: weigh-management, access to care, online tools, Alberta Health Services

Wearable sweat sensors can help assess an individual’s health – News Medical
News Medical
“Woo Soo Kim, Researcher, Simon Fraser University. While there is a growing range of low-cost wearable sensors that can collect and analyze sweat …”
TAGS: medical technology, sweat sensor, Simon Fraser University

McMaster University in Hamilton receives $100,000 for enhanced student mental health supports
“McMaster University in Hamilton received $100,000 to increase mental health supports for its students. With the funds from Bell Let’s Talk, …”
TAGS: mental health, funding, mental health supports, McMaster University