Daily Media Digest November 19, 2019

The cognitive mechanisms behind depression
McGill Tribune
“[…] Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is one such therapeutic technique for mild to moderate depression that, according to the McGill University Health Centre, […]”
TAGS: mental health, depression, therapeutic techniques

Catching while curable: new lung cancer screening trial shows promise
“Lam says more effective risk screening not only helps a higher number of patients, it generates huge savings.”
TAGS: lung cancer, early detection, diagnostic medicine

St. John’s native recognized for breast cancer research

The Western Star
“Whelan holds a Canada Research Chair in Breast Cancer Research and is currently involved in several studies he hopes will make more strides for […]”
TAGS: breast cancer, cancer research

Top experts, advocates identify solutions to support workplace mental health and wellness

Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Dr. Paul Oh, Medical Director, University Health Network & Principal Investigator: ACCELERATION 2.0. The link between chronic disease and mental […]”
TAGS: mental health, chronic disease, wellness

Mailing free home HIV tests helps detect more infections, US study shows

“The study was published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine. […] There are no self-testing kits approved by Health Canada for use in Canada as yet.”
TAGS: HIV, at home test, infection detection