Daily Media Digest July 22, 2022

Brain surgery found to be effective in treating alcohol use disorder – Sunnybrook Hospital
Sunnybrook Hospital
“Researchers at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre have now provided early evidence that deep brain stimulation (DBS), a type of brain surgery, …”
TAGS: treatment-resistant alcohol use disorder, deep brain stimulation, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

International collaborations driving neurodevelopmental research

“Researchers called to join forces to advance research and training through joint pilot project grant competitions.”
TAGS: neurodevelopment, open science, Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital)

Heart Institute scientists awarded more than $3M from Canadian Institutes of Health Research

“The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has announced the winning recipients of its Project Grant program for Spring 2022, and three University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) researchers have been awarded more than $3 million in project funding.”
TAGS: heart health, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

Pfizer announces PREVNAR 20™ is now available in Canada for the prevention of pneumonia and invasive pneumococcal disease in adults 18 years of age and older

“The approval of PREVNAR 20 is pivotal in adult vaccination as it meets a crucial need to expand coverage and protection to address the changing burden of disease.”
TAGS: pneumonia, pneumococcal disease, Health Canada, Pfizer Canada

Pancreatic Cancer Canada and IMD Health Global announce partnership to improve the quality of patient education

Pancreatic Cancer Canada
“IMD curates medical diagrams, patient brochures, and educational videos from over 100 non-profit health organizations and pharmaceutical manufacturers and puts them at the fingertips of healthcare professionals via an easy-to-use tool.”
TAGS: pancreatic cancer, digital health education, Pancreatic Cancer Canada

GE unveils branding for planned separation into three new public companies – Newswire.CA

“The new companies—GE HealthCare, GE Vernova, and GE Aerospace—will bring greater focus and flexibility to meet the most urgent challenges facing …”
TAGS: patient care, collaborative research, branding, GE HealthCare