Daily Media Digest May 26, 2021

Sunnybrook researchers are trialing an alternative method of sedation for critically ill COVID-19 patients
Sunnybrook Research Institute
“A team of researchers from Sunnybrook Research Institute and Lawson Health Research Institute is leading a multi-centre trial investigating whether inhaled sedatives can replace those typically delivered intravenously for COVID-19 patients requiring ventilation.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, alternative method, sedation, Lawson Health Research Institute, Sunnybrook Research Institute

Report recommends prioritizing physical activity in the context of the pandemic
Canada NewsWire
“… University Health Network), Dr. Nicole Culos-Reed (kinesiology, University of Calgary) and Dr. Iris Lesser, (kinesiology, University of Fraser Valley), …”
TAGS: pandemic, COVID-19, physical activity, University of Calgary, University Health Network

U of R researchers join national coalition to address vaccine misinformation
Yorkton This Week
“Saskatchewan chapter of COVID-19 Resources Canada to host two virtual Town Halls this week. Submitted / Yorkton This Week. May 25, 2021 06:20 …”
TAGS: vaccine, COVID-19, misinformation, public health, University of Regina

Very ill COVID-19 patients still had robust antibody response: London, Ont. researchers
“Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University researchers, in partnership with local company Diagnostics Biochem Canada Inc. (DBC), …
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, immune response, antibody, Lawson Health Research Institute, Western University

Honouring Excellence, Preserving History, Inspiring Generations
Canadian Medical Hall of Fame
“The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame celebrates Canadian heroes whose work advances health in Canada and the world, fostering future generations of health professionals through the delivery of local and national youth education programs and awards. This enduring tribute to our country’s rich medical history is showcased here on our digital hall of Fame and in an exhibit hall in London, ON.”
TAGS: virtual medical hall of fame, Canadian research, health research, Canadian Medical Hall of Fame