Daily Media Digest November 17, 2021

Moderna asks Health Canada to approve its COVID-19 vaccine for children | CBC News
“This is the second pediatric COVID vaccine awaiting authorization in Canada. Health Canada is still reviewing Pfizer-BioNTech’s application for …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, vaccine, immunization, children and youth health

COVID-19 lockdowns deepened struggle for work-family balance – McGill Reporter
McGill Reporter – McGill University
“… Sociology under the supervision of Professor Amélie Quesnel-Vallée, the Canada Research Chair in Policies and Health Inequalities at McGill.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, mental health, lockdown, Université de Montréal

COVID-19 antibodies may decrease months after 2nd dose: McMaster University … – Insauga.com
“Researchers at Hamilton’s McMaster University found that some long-term care residents no longer had high antibody levels months after their …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, antibodies, long-term care, McMaster University

Global News: University of Manitoba team receives $202000 grant to study ‘long COVID’ – UM Today
UM Today – University of Manitoba
“As Global News reports: A team of researchers at the University of Manitoba has received a $202000 grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, long COVID, grant, innovative research, University of Manitoba

London, Ont. led research could have major impact around the world | CTV News
CTV News London
“Researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute (Lawson) and Western University lead the way in a new global study that can change how surgeons …”
TAGS: heart health, leaky valve, surgery, innovative technique, Lawson Health Research Institute, Western University

CHEO offers first pediatric palliative care residency program in Canada
“Physicians now have the opportunity to specialize in pediatric palliative care through CHEO’s new Pediatric Palliative Care Residency program, the first of its kind in Canada.”
TAGS: palliative care, children and youth health, pediatrics, residency program, CHEO

Taking Control of Prostate Cancer
Health Insight
“When prostate cancer is found and treated early, the chances of successful treatment are better. Get regular health checkups and see your doctor if you have any symptoms or are worried about your health.”
TAGS: prostate cancer, men’s health, treatment, Canadian Cancer Society