Daily Media Digest June 24, 2020

Ontario researchers seek 50000 participants to study impact of COVID-19 on the brain

“Adrian Owen, a cognitive neuroscience and imaging professor at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, and Dr. Rick Swartz, a …”
TAGS: COVID-19, brain health, neuroscience research

Some countries reconsider 2-metre rule for physical distancing, but not here
“Dr. Derek Chu of McMaster University co-authored a review and meta-analysis in Lancet earlier this month of studies looking at how physical …”
TAGS: physical distancing, COVID-19, pandemic

UBC study seeks to learn if at-home workout apps improve health during pandemic

Vernon Morning Star
“The app is once again available at a cost, but it caught the eye of University of B.C. assistant professor Eli Puterman, who is also the Canada Research …”
TAGS: physical health, mental health, pandemic

COVID-19 is Hurting Chronic Migraine Care in Canada
“Allergan, an AbbVie Company, is proudly supporting National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month encouraging patients and caregivers to …”
TAGS: chronic pain, migraine, COVID-19

‘This is going to produce cognitive deficits’: Famed neuroscientist Adrian Owen launched COVID …
National Post
“… Adrian Owen, who, in collaboration with Dr. Rick Swartz, a stroke neurologist from Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the University of Toronto …”
TAGS: cognitive neuroscience, innovative research, COVID-19

The Canadian Service Dog Industry Health Practitioners and Clinicians Survey
“CFAS has created a survey to capture the perspective of professionals who provide physical and mental health services to individuals who may benefit from acquiring a service dog or already have a service dog. Responses will help inform ways in which CFAS can best support excellence and unity within Canada’s diverse and promising Animal-Assisted Services Industry.”
TAGS: service dog, survey, health services

McMaster study links early menopause and depression
“Women who experience menopause before age 40 have a significantly higher risk of depression, according to a new study led by McMaster researchers.”
TAGS: mental health, menopause, women’s health