Daily Media Digest November 13, 2020

Digital tool developed at Western assesses privacy and effectiveness of contact tracing apps

Western News
“CT is a primary means for public health officials to limit the spread of … of Western, Robarts Research Institute and Lawson Health Research Institute.”
TAGS: contact tracing, COVID-19, public health, Western University

How to manage mental health during the second wave of COVID-19
CTV News
“According to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), those who have reported feeling depressed during COVID-19 has increased …”
TAGS: COVID-19, mental health, public health, pandemic, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Children’s mental health could be ‘significantly’ affected by pandemic, study warns
“The research review released Thursday found anxiety, depression, behavioural issues and post-traumatic stress could become far more common in …”
TAGS: COVID-19, mental health, pediatric health, children and youth health

COVID’s impact on lab-based research and future grad work in Canada
“In Canada, hospitals, research institutes, and universities reduced ongoing … mental health, finances, education, research results, and overall career. … Uncertainty over the current economic situation and potential research … Canada is a desirable destination for trade, travel, study and immigration.”
TAGS: research, lab-based research, early career researchers, pandemic

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health launches First Nations, Inuit and Métis wellness centre
“The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) launched the Shkaabe Makwa Centre for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Wellness in Toronto on …”
TAGS: wellness centre, community health, resiliency, traditional knowledge and contemporary medicine, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Hyperventilating touted as possible treatment for alcohol poisoning
“Lead researcher Joseph Fisher, a senior scientist at the University Health Network’s Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, says each …”
TAGS: alcohol poisoning, hyperventilation, innovative treatment, University Health Network

Collaborative Outcomes Study on Health and Functioning During Infection Timed
“Covid19 pandemic is expected to have an unprecedented impact on mental and physical health of the population. To understand its full impact, a large global most comprehensive survey, supported by many national and international scientific associations has been launched in countries around the world.”

Support the Major-General Lew Mackenzie (Rtd) Fund
“Not only have animals worked side-by-side with the military for centuries on the front-line they have also been acting as mascots, as well as aids, to help manage stress and the fallout of operational stress and related injuries.”