Daily Media Digest May 18, 2021

Pregnancy and mental health: U of T expert offers tips, resources during COVID-19
“… Pregnancy Guide on Instagram, Mind Beacon, AbilitiCBT and COVID-19 mental health information from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, mental health, pregnancy, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Researchers seek participants 65-plus for study on frailty during COVID-19
“If you’re at least 65 years old and have a harder time climbing stairs since the pandemic began, the GERAS Centre for Aging Research would like to …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, frailty, aging, Hamilton Health Sciences

Artificial intelligence opening new frontiers in Canadian health care
The Globe and Mail
“On May 12, The Globe and Mail’s Science Reporter Ivan Semeniuk hosted the A.I. and Medicine: New frontiers in health care webcast, which explored …”
TAGS: artificial intelligence, health care, Canadian health care, Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders

Electrifying new research on the impact of head trauma in career fighters
UCalgary News
“Researchers in the Faculty of Kinesiology at UCalgary have a new … and University of Calgary’s Wearables Technology Research and Collaboration …”
TAGS: head trauma, traumatic brain injury, kinesiology, University of Calgary

Indigenous Peoples in Canada have higher death rates, complications after surgery
UBC Faculty of Medicine
““Understanding surgical outcomes and access to surgical services is a vital step towards addressing colonialism and structural racism within healthcare, …”
TAGS: Indigenous health, access to care, surgery outcomes, health care

Boys born prematurely and very small age faster as men, McMaster study suggests
“The findings from a team at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ont., were published Monday in the journal Pediatrics. Researchers followed a group of …”
TAGS: neonatal health, developmental health, men’s health, McMaster University