Daily Media Digest July 26, 2021

COVID-19: How virus ‘sequencing’ helps Sask. track Delta’s growth
Saskatoon StarPhoenix
“…track Delta’s growth. Dr. Andrew Cameron, a professor at the University of Regina, explains how DNA detectives do their job.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, Delta variant, sequencing, public health, University of Regina

Canada could avoid the worst of a 4th wave — but we’re not out of the woods yet
“… counts at some point again,” said Matthew Miller, an associate professor of infectious diseases and immunology at McMaster University in Hamilton.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, public health, infectious disease, McMaster University

Quebec study aims to develop treatment for COVID-19 long-haulers
“Spearheaded by epidemiologist and cardiologist Dr. Thao Huynh of the McGill University Health Centre, the Impact Quebec COVID-19 Long Haul …”
TAGS: COVID-19, long-hauler, innovative research, treatment, McGill University Health Centre

Western University research: Exercise, not drugs, for kids with ADHD
Sarnia Observer
“But the researchers were surprised to learn that exercise didn’t improve cognitive functioning, she said. “We thought it would distinctly help those …”
TAGS: ADHD, developmental health, treatment options, cognitive functioning, Western University

Scientists break record while battling antibiotic resistance
The Battlefords News-Optimist
“Scientists used the Canadian Light Source (CLS) at the University of … Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Government of Saskatchewan and …”
TAGS: antibiotic resistance, innovative research, University of Saskatchewan

Study says dancing helps slow progression of symptoms of Parkinson’s disease
Toronto Star
“The research, conducted over three and a half years at York University, Canada’s National Ballet School and Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church, was …”
TAGS: Parkinson’s disease, innovative research, brain health, York University