Daily Media Digest June 30, 2021

Researchers discover web-like antibody that could lead to needle-free COVID-19 vaccines
“Researchers at McMaster University have uncovered a web-like antibody response that they say could help with the design of future COVID-19 …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, antibody, vaccine, McMaster University

COVID-19: Queen’s University experts discussed post-pandemic world during panel event
“During a virtual event hosted by Queen’s University in Kingston, a panel of local experts with ties to the school discussed what a post-pandemic world …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, public health, Queen’s University

McMaster researchers pursue new cancer treatment that would avoid damaging healthy cells
“Researchers with McMaster University say they have developed a promising new cancer treatment that uses genetically engineered cells to find and …”
TAGS: cancer, innovative research, treatment, McMaster University

NS Indigenous health consultant working on Mi’kmaw translation service
“Aaron Prosper was recently hired as the Indigenous health consultant for the Nova Scotia Health Authority. Prosper, who grew up on Eskasoni First …”
TAGS: Indigenous health, community health, access to care, Nova Scotia Health Authority

Exploring the connection between type two inflammation and type 2 asthma
Toronto Sun
“Dr. Chapman is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Director of the Asthma and Airway Centre at the University Health Network, and a …”
TAGS: inflammation, asthma, respiratory health, University Health Network

Getting older doesn’t necessarily mean becoming frail
Belleville Intelligencer
“The Canadian Frailty Network defines frailty as a medical condition of reduced function and health in older individuals. Getting older does not …”
TAGS: frailty, aging population, Canadian Frailty Network