Daily Media Digest March 16, 2022

McMaster University researchers create vaccine delivery method by mimicking COVID-19 – insauga
“Researchers at Hamilton’s McMaster University created another vehicle for COVID-19 vaccine delivery by modifying red blood cells and mimicking the …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, vaccine, innovative research, McMaster University

Alarming data reveals Ontario students that vape are likely to develop a cigarette addiction …
The Medium
“Findings from the 2019 Ontario Student Drug Use and Health Survey (OSDUHS), conducted by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), …”
TAGS: vaping, lung health, nicotine, addiction, children and youth health, CAMH, Western University

New psychology research shows how music therapy reduces anxiety
Ryerson University
“Participants reported a 16 per cent reduction in anxiety symptoms after a single session of AI-delivered digital music therapy”
TAGS: mental health, anxiety, artificial intelligence, music therapy, Ryerson University

Lawson study finds high rate of mortality among those with COVID-19-caused acute renal …
Global News
“Scientists at London’s Lawson Health Research Institute have identified a higher rate of mortality among Ontarians who developed acute kidney …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, mortality, kidney disease, Lawson Health Research Institute

Severe COVID-19 patients at higher risk of long-term mental health issues: study – National …
Global News
“New research shows people who tested positive for COVID-19 and were … The peer-reviewed study published in the Lancet medical journal on Monday …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, mental health