Daily Media Digest May 12, 2023

Youth with disabilities often lack support as they leave school, report says
“… an associate professor in the faculty of education at the University of Manitoba who was the principal investigator for the study.”
TAGS: disability, autism spectrum disorder, youth transitional care, University of Manitoba

Study shows therapy dogs help calm people in ERs
“Mental Health Research Canada and the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation jointly fund her research. She will share preliminary findings from …”
TAGS: mental health, therapy dog, recovery and rehabilitation, Mental Health Research Canada, York University

Canadian university researchers find ‘most effective’ treatment for excessive daytime sleepiness
CTV News
“Researchers from McMaster University have found what they call the “most effective” treatment for people with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) who …”
TAGS: fatigue, sleep apnea, McMaster University, University of Toronto

Pediatric Rehabilitation boosts support for parents and caregivers
Alberta Health Services
“A new program within Allied Health Professional Practice and Education is harnessing this in-house expertise to increase support for parents and caregivers in every corner of the province …”
TAGS: pediatric health, recovery and rehabilitation, child development, Alberta Health Services

CIHR joins new initiative to accelerate progress against cancer worldwide
“One of the best strategies to accelerate progress is through international collaboration. The Canadian Institutes of Health Research and CIHR’s …”
TAGS: cancer, G7 Cancer, CIHR Institute of Cancer Research

Supporting Canadian Clinical Research Excellence Through Collaboration
N2 Canada
“… This strategic plan deepens our commitment to working together and provides a guide to ensure N2 will continue to support Canadian clinical research excellence.”
TAGS: clinical research, Canadian research, N2 Canada