Daily Media Digest January 23, 2024

Tiny trailblazer: First baby treated in world-first trial for chronic lung disease
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
“Our team had been working toward this moment for 18 years, ever since we discovered that stem cells from the umbilical cord could protect and heal newborn lungs in the lab …”
KEYWORDS: pediatric health, respiratory health, Childrens Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Provinces need to learn to share lessons as the need for home care and long-term care ramps up
Policy Options
“Fresh data from Quebec shows a 69 per cent increase in people needing care in the next 17 years, and the cost will more than double. The other provinces will not be far behind …”
KEYWORDS: aging, disability, health care, HEC Montreal, Université de Montréal

Air quality alerts on track to quadruple by 2100
University of Waterloo
“Air pollution is the main environmental cause of early death, and new research from experts in Canada and the United States finds that, in about 75 years, climate change will see …”
KEYWORDS: environmental health, health equity, respiratory health, University of Waterloo

Dr. Teresa Chan talks transforming medical education
Toronto Metropolitan University
“There is a real opportunity to bring the latest technology into both medical learning and health care delivery. I envision giving learners of all types opportunities to learn about new technologies and how to apply them. Generative AI is …”
KEYWORDS: education, health equity, Toronto Metropolitan University

Research Grants in Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity in Canada | Deadline April 30, 2024
Celiac Canada
“A grant to a maximum of $25,000 is offered by Celiac Canada for research projects in Canada of a scientific, applied science, and/or medical nature relevant to celiac disease, dermatitis herpetiformis, and/or non-celiac gluten sensitivity, or the socio-economic implications of delayed diagnosis and/or living with these conditions. We are open to all types of relevant research and is not restricted to medical research.”