Daily Media Digest May 14, 2021

New research sheds light on why some neighbourhoods are shouldering most of the burden from …
CP24 Toronto’s Breaking News
“The Gattuso Centre for Social Medicine at the University Health Network took a closer look at the hot spot postal codes in Toronto and Peel and was …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, public health, at-risk population, social determinants of health, University Health Network

Scientific collaboration yields new hope for children affected by rare blood disorder
The Globe and Mail
“The Alberta-based Canadian Glycomics Network (GlycoNet), which develops new carbohydrate-based drugs, vaccines and diagnostics, joined forces with Quebec-based IRICoR, a group that specializes in drug discovery and commercialization. Both are part of Canada’s Networks of Centres of Excellence program, which fosters academic, government and industry partnerships in various areas of research.”
TAGS: innovative research, blood disorder, rare disease, children and youth health, GlycoNet

Canadian study fuels theory that Alzheimer’s is auto-immune disorder, opening new treatment …
Owen Sound Sun Times
“Amid the COVID-19 emergency, it has been easy to forget another looming health crisis. Unchecked by lockdowns or masks, Alzheimer’s disease still …”
TAGS: COVID-19, Alzheimer’s disease, aging population, dementia, University Health Network

CAMH Randomized Controlled Trial for Young Adults Significantly Reduces Depression and …
Financial Post
“… Ontario, in a collaboration between NexJ Health, York University and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto, Canada.”
TAGS: mental health, access to care, young adults, depression, anxiety, CAMH, York University

Veterans Affairs gives $40K towards veteran mental health research in London
CTV News London
“Researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute (Lawson) are receiving $40,000 from Veterans Affairs Canada to study the role of personality traits …”
TAGS: mental health, veteran’s health, funding, Lawson Health Research Institute

Reframing Health – The Time is Now
“They will be joined by Globe & Mail health reporter André Picard and patient advocate Sudi Barre for a panel discussion on universal healthcare and …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, public health