Daily Media Digest November 22, 2022

New pilot aims to inspire healthy behavior and prevent diabetes
Alberta Health Services
“Alberta health organizations partner with digital health innovator to pilot AIenhanced virtual Diabetes Prevention Program.”
TAGS: diabetes prevention, artificial intelligence, nutrition, Alberta Health Services

Sask. Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization set to level up virology capabilities
CTV News
“The Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO) on the University of Saskatchewan campus will soon be capable of handling more dangerous viruses, thanks to a funding injection.”
TAGS: containment facility, funding, Canada Foundation for Innovation, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO)

What Are Memories Made Of?
“… Buddhika Bellana, assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Glendon, York University. They discuss how memory is formed and whether it’s reliable.”
TAGS: memory, Baycrest, Rotman Research Institute, McGill University, York University

Drug-resistant ‘superbugs’ could become the next global health crisis. Here’s how Canada …
The Toronto Star
“Pamela Fralick, president of Innovative Medicines Canada, writes that Canada needs a preventative national. Contributors. Opinion …”
TAGS: antibiotics, antimicrobial resistance, Innovative Medicines Canada

Waterloo tech startup improves on the X-ray
The Record
“Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto will begin using KA’s technology in the new year. Raphael Ronan is a co-director of INOVAIT, …”
TAGS: med-tech, x-ray scan, University of Waterloo, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

‘Disruptive innovations’ result in new stroke treatment options
Ottawa Hospital
“In Canada, stroke is the third leading cause of death and disability in adults, but an innovative and ever-evolving stroke treatment, called thrombectomy, used at The Ottawa Hospital, is a game changer.”
TAGS: stroke, innovative research, disability, Ottawa Hospital