Daily Media Digest March 20, 2023

Findings of a new research study can help ensure that women with endometriosis who conceive spontaneously receive appropriate care
“Women with endometriosis who conceive spontaneously, that is, without the help of assisted reproductive technologies, seem to be at a higher risk of preeclampsia, according to a new study …”
TAGS: endometriosis, preeclampsia, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre

Announcing the 2023 Dr. Sterling Clarren Research Award Recipient!
CanFASD Blog
“We are pleased to announce the recipient of the 2023 Dr. Sterling Clarren FASD Research Award is Danielle Johnston for her research on visual-motor integration, visual perception and motor coordination assessments in children with FASD.”
TAGS: fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, innovative research, FASD Research Award, CanFASD

Q&A: How smart home technology could improve life for people with mental and physical challenges
“A team of researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute say smart home technology might be useful for improving outcomes in people with both …”
TAGS: chronic illness, mental illness, smart home technology, Lawson Health Research Institute

Sleep disturbances could be an indicator of stroke, study hints
“A new study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) has … the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and the University of Melbourne in …”
TAGS: stroke, sleep disturbances, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

How Sebastian is helping deepen CF research at SickKids
The Toronto Star
“At seven months old, Sebastian was rushed to The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) with dangerously low oxygen levels. He rallied and was sent …”
TAGS: cystic fibrosis, patient perspective, Canadian research, Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)

Opinion: Lower drug prices are a good thing. Canada’s approach to achieving them was not
The Globe and Mail
“Everyone would like drugs to be cheaper, but not at the expense of having pharmaceutical companies and their innovative medicines bypass Canada.”
TAGS: Canadian innovation, Patented Medicine Prices Review Board, Canadian Health Policy Institute