Daily Media Digest July 28, 2021

Canada now has enough COVID-19 vaccine doses to inoculate everyone eligible: Trudeau
The Globe and Mail
“… said Caroline Colijn, a mathematician who specializes in infectious disease at Simon Fraser University. She said Canada should be pushing for 90- …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, vaccine, Simon Fraser University

BEYOND LOCAL: The 3D technology that could revolutionize the treatment of osteoarthritis of the …
“This article, written by Nicola Hagemeister, École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS); Nathalie J Bureau, Université de Montréal, and Neila Mezghani, …”
TAGS : osteoarthritis, aging population, innovative treatment, medical technology, École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS)

‘Dead in bed syndrome’: Aurora mom of boy with Type 1 diabetes fights for funding of life-saving …
Toronto Star
“Advocacy group spokesperson John Whitehead points out Diabetes Canada found Ontario spends $1.6 billion a year, or $4.4 million a day, …”
TAGS: diabetes, chronic health condition, Type 1 diabetes, glucose monitors, diabetes Canada

Western University-developed technique gives new insight on brain disorders
CTV News London
“A new technique that flattens the wrinkles and folds in the brain’s hippocampus for a 2D view could make it easier to understand …”
TAGS: brain disorders, neuroimaging, hippocampus, brain health, medical technologies, Western University

UHN experts discuss pandemic impacts and learnings in liver care
“One of the initiatives was to partner with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) to provide hepatitis screening at mass COVID vaccination sites. The idea was to offer hepatitis screening while people were waiting 15 minutes – the recommended observation period after receiving the vaccine, and it has proven to be very effective.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, liver care, hepatitis, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University Health Network

Kinesiology student awarded Amgen Canada Scholarship
University of Saskatchewan
“Heading into her fourth-year in kinesiology, Topaza Yu, has been accepted into the Amgen Canada Scholar Program for the summer in Toronto, ON.”
TAGS: scholarship, women in STEM, innovative research, University of Saskatchewan