Daily Media Digest March 29, 2022

Locally produced isotopes now in use in cancer diagnosis
TB News Watch
“After nearly a decade of waiting, the multi-million radioactive isotope machine has gotten Health Canada approval to produce medical-grade isotopes to aid in cancer diagnosis.”
TAGS: cancer, innovative research, radioactive isotope, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

Collaborative surveillance team detects SARS-CoV-2 virus in Saskatchewan white-tailed deer
USask News – University of Saskatchewan
“Nearly two years after researchers pooled resources to build a wildlife … who conducts wildlife and public health research studies in the North.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, public health, University of Saskatchewan

Endometriosis clinic, surgery helps 32-year-old get symptom free “more than 95% of the time”
Hamilton Health Sciences
“The endometriosis clinic team at Hamilton Health Sciences. From left to right: Dr. Jayesh Tigdi, Dr. Hanan Alsalem, Dr. Mathew Leonardi, …”
TAGS: endometriosis, women’s health, surgery, chronic pain, Hamilton Health Sciences

Federal dental-care program cannot leave Indigenous communities behind, say advocates – CBC
“A 2019 York University study of dental health among Indigenous communities in Ontario found that more than a quarter of participants in the …”
TAGS: dental care, Indigenous communities, health care, York University

Introducing a gynecologist who specializes in endometriosis – Hamilton Health Sciences
Hamilton Health Sciences
“Our Hamilton Health Sciences endometriosis clinic is one of the few in the whole country that integrates an advanced pelvic ultrasound for …”
TAGS: gynecology, endometriosis, women’s health, Hamilton Health sciences

Canada4Rare initiative aims to ‘Save Rare Lives!’
HRI Portal
“The Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders (CORD) is calling on all Canadians to go to Canada4Rare to send to government a simple but vital message – “Save Rare Lives!”
TAGS: rare disorders, Canada4Rare, Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders