Daily Media Digest July 14, 2021

Research Shows Regular Rapid Testing Detects COVID-19 To Stop Transmission in Schools
Pharmacy Times
“… transmission,” said Caroline Colijn, Simon Fraser University mathematics professor and Canada 150 Research Chair in Mathematics for Evolution, …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, transmission, epidemiology, Simon Fraser University

Lack of regulation for tattoo ink poses health risk, says Western University researcher
“Canada should have stronger legislation for tattoo ink to ensure safer standards, says a Western University professor in London, Ont., who led a study …”
TAGS: health risk, tattoo, safety standards, Western University

New drug offers hope to Edmonton woman with rare disease
“Situations like Young’s aren’t uncommon, according to Durhane Wong-Reiger, president of the Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders. Durhane …”
TAGS: rare diseases, spinal muscular atrophy, innovative treatment, CORD

Thunder Bay Regional HSC recognized for response to heart attacks
“Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre has received recognition from the oversight body for cardiac, stroke and vascular …”
TAGS: heart attack, stroke, recognition, Thunder Bay Regional HSC

Treating specific symptoms of autism or ADHD can help children, even without a diagnosis
Yahoo News Canada
“Kaitlyn Parks, PhD Candidate in Psychology, Western University and Ryan Stevenson, Associate professor, Department of Psychology, Western …”
TAGS: ADHD, developmental disorder, children and youth health, Western University

Painting a picture of the oral health of Canadians
McGill Reporter
“The study is a partnership involving all ten Canadian dental schools across the country. Paul Allison of McGill’s Faculty of Dentistry. “Canadians lack of …”
TAGS: oral health, dentistry, teeth, McGill University