Daily Media Digest June 6, 2022

BD Unveils World’s First Spectral Cell Sorter with High-Speed Imaging Technology that Sorts Cells Based on Visual Characteristics
“… that enables researchers to see and sort cells at speeds never before possible, which creates the potential to transform research and cell-based therapeutic development across a range of fields such as virology and oncology, as well as numerous disease states.”
TAGS: medical technology, biomedical research, cell-based therapeutic development, BD Canada

Human trials of inhaled vaccine underway at McMaster University in Hamilton – insauga

“A potentially revolutionary inhaled COVID-19 vaccine has been developed at McMaster University in Hamilton and the first phase of human trials is …”
TAGS: vaccine, respiratory infections, spike protein, McMaster University

As wildfire season approaches, new studies show air pollution linked to severe health outcomes

“Low levels of pollution linked with lung disease. Scientists from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) found that …”
TAGS: lung disease, COVID-19, long-term health impacts, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre

Why an influx of Canadian adults are seeking ADHD diagnosis and treatment, according to experts

The Globe and Mail
“Prior to the pandemic, the group had approximately 100 active members, who would meet twice a month at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.”
TAGS: ADHD diagnosis and treatment, neurodevelopmental disorders, pandemic

How an experiment in Nova Scotia helped rural doctors get more sleep | CBC News

“Nova Scotia Health asked ambulance provider EHS to let its overnight emergency doctor assist by phone with minor health matters.”
TAGS: emergency health services, paramedics, Nova Scotia Health