Daily Media Digest March 9, 2023

World’s most comprehensive study on COVID-19 mental health
McGill University
“The McGill University and Lady Davis Institute team is continuing to update their findings as research accumulates to look at mental health across …”
TAGS: mental health, COVID-19, McGill University, Lady Davis Institute, McMaster University

Lawson is part of global study on new treatment for inoperable kidney cancer patients
Global News
“A new study involving researchers from the Lawson Health Research Institute in London, Ont., suggests a high dose of radiation could be a …”
TAGS: kidney cancer, noninvasive treatment, radiation therapy, Lawson Health Research Institute

Survey of Alberta doctors suggests concerns about anti-Indigenous biases in health care
CTV News Calgary
“The Metis Nation of Alberta says many of its members have experienced racism when accessing Alberta’s health-care system.”
TAGS: Indigenous health, discrimination, University of Calgary, Alberta Health Services

B.C. study identifies gene variant that causes severe allergies
“Researchers from BC Children’s Hospital led the international quest for answers to a rare disease that has long confounded doctors.”
TAGS: severe allergies, eczema, B.C. Children’s Hospital Research Institute, Provincial Health Services Authority

Celebrating women’s achievements at Queen’s Health Sciences
Faculty of Health Sciences | Queen’s University
“While there are many remarkable women making a difference at Queen’s Health Sciences every day, here is a look at just some of those who are working to create a healthier world…”
TAGS: Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, innovative research, Queen’s University

University of Saskatchewan research team designs app to help kidney transplant patients
CTV News Saskatoon
“Our previous research in transplant education has indicated that patient-centred video education can improve knowledge and satisfaction for …”
TAGS: kidney transplant, mobile app, patient care, University of Saskatchewan