Daily Media Digest March 22, 2021

Montreal clinic hopes to find answers for COVID ‘long haulers’
“Last month, the city’s first post-COVID clinic opened at the Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM) on des Pins Avenue. Similar clinics exist in …”
TAGS: COVID-19, long-hauler, post-COVID clinic, Montreal Clinical Research Institute

U of M institute leads ‘momentous’ vaccine rollout to First Nations
Winnipeg Sun
“The Canadian government has now given responsibility to the University of Manitoba in providing COVID-19 vaccinations to all 63 Manitoba First .”
TAGS: First Nations, COVID-19, vulnerable population, vaccine rollout, University of Manitoba

A look at how much the government spends on tracking, studying viruses like COVID-19
“Jason Kindrachuk, an assistant professor and Canada Research Chair in emerging viruses at the University of Manitoba, said he hopes that the …”
TAGS: COVID-19, infectious disease, public health, infection control, funding, University of Manitoba

New Lawson study links AI, ultrasound images to diagnose COVID-19
“Researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute (Lawson) developed and tested which uses artificial intelligence, trained to learn and recognize …”
TAGS: COVID-19, ultrasound, artificial intelligence, diagnosis, Lawson Health Research Institute

Transplantation of Neural Stem Cells Therapy – Kids Brain Health Network
Kids Brain Health Network
“Michael Fehlings, have demonstrated that neural stem cell therapy could be an option for treating CP. Project Summary. In the first research phase, the …”
TAGS: neural stem cell, innovative treatment, stem cell therapy, Kids Brain Health Network

Older Women Who Eat More Plant-Based Protein Have Lower Risk for Dementia-Related Death …
Everything Zoomer
“… over a prolonged time,” says Dr. Carol Greenwood, professor of nutrition science at the University of Toronto and senior scientist at Baycrest Centre.”
TAGS: aging population, dietary health, plant-based protein, women’s health, dementia, Baycrest