Daily Media Digest May 18, 2022

Tracking biomechanical output is now as easy as slipping on your running shoes
Vancouver Coastal Health
“In a study published in the Frontiers in Sports and Active Living, Napier seeks to establish criterion validity from two commercially available wearables. Secondary aims were to determine the effect of footwear, running speed and the location of the device on the runner’s body.”
TAGS: biomechanical output, physical health, wearable technology, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute

Type 1 diabetes: a combination therapy improves glucose control and performance of …
McGill University Health Centre
“… at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute in Toronto, Ontario, …”
TAGS: diabetes, therapy, glucose, RI-MUHC

Vaccine hesitancy among immigrants increases risk of health disparities – Toronto Star
Toronto Star
“A recent study on the COVID-19 pandemic and immigrant health in Canada revealed that in comparison to their Canadian-born counterparts, …”
TAGS: vaccine hesitancy, health disparities, COVID-19, pandemic

McMaster researchers discover how to reduce severe tissue damage from some viral infections
Brighter World – McMaster University
“McMaster University researchers have found not only how some viral infections cause severe tissue damage, but also how to reduce it.”
TAGS: severe tissue damage, viral infection, innovative research, McMaster University

Anonymous $11M gift to support and expand Neurofibromatosis research at the Krembil …
“… Neurofibromatosis Clinic at Toronto General and Toronto Western Hospitals, part of University Health Network (UHN) (CNW Group/UHN Foundation).”
TAGS: neurofibromatosis, innovative research, donation, University Health Network