Daily Media Digest November 10, 2023

Global report shows most deaf people with cochlear implants satisfied, but more follow-up supports needed
“A global survey put out by York University’s Faculty of Education and the Cochlear Implant International Community of Action (CIICA), a user advocacy organization …”
KEYWORDS: disability, hearing loss, York University

Recent study shows how moving homes negatively affects health outcomes after a heart attack
University Health Network
“New research from UHN’s KITE Research Institute found that frequent moving may increase one’s risk of death and need for long-term care following a heart attack.”
KEYWORDS: cardiovascular health, rehabilitation and recovery, University Health Network

A new study from RI-MUHC researchers finds that synaptic connections in the brain can produce their own proteins in response to periods of high demand
Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC)
“In a new study recently published in the journal Neuron, RI-MUHC researchers have clarified the mechanism by which neurons create and make use of the protein building blocks they need to communicate …”
KEYWORDS: brain health, innovative research, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC)

Vaccine passport policies boosted COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada, study suggests
“The researchers, who were from the U of S, the University of Regina, the University of Toronto and the Coronavirus Variants Rapid Response Network …”
KEYWORDS: COVID-19, vaccine, policy, University of Regina, University of Saskatchewan

TMU professor awarded prestigious Sylvia Fedoruk Prize for best medical physics paper
Toronto Metropolitan University
“MRI and CT images provide maps of lung ventilation that can be used to visualize chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a leading cause of adult morbidity and mortality worldwide …”
KEYWORDS: award, respiratory health, Toronto Metropolitan University

WE-Spark Health Institute shares advancements in health research
University of Windsor
“Health researchers, clinicians, students, and trainees from the Windsor-Essex health research community came together to learn from local and international experts and innovators to discuss, collaborate, and deepen …”
KEYWORDS: health research, University of Windsor, WE-Spark Health Institute