Daily Media Digest November 23, 2021

What parents need to know about COVID-19 vaccines for kids | CBC News
“Are you confident this approved vaccine is safe for children? Yes. Based on the information we have from the clinical trial and also the fact that …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, vaccines, children and youth health, clinical trials, Pfizer Canada

Dentists at lower risk of getting COVID-19: study – University of Toronto
University of Toronto
“… about COVID-19,” says Michael Glogauer, a professor in U of T’s Faculty of Dentistry and dentist-in-chief at the University Health Network.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, dentist, healthcare worker, University Health Network

Medicine by Design-funded researchers generate cells to treat bile duct disorders resulting …
University of Toronto
“Researchers at the University of Toronto and its partner hospitals … at The Hospital for Sick Children and a U of T professor of physiology, …”
TAGS: bile duct disorder, innovative research, Hospital for Sick Children

Dr. Siba Haykal has been named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 for 2021
UHN Research
“Dr. Siba Haykal, Affiliate Scientist at Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, has been named a recipient of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40®(link is external) for 2021.”
TAGS: innovative research, award, Top 40 under 40, University Health Network

Possible link between stress and Crohn’s disease flare-ups: McMaster University-led study
“A study led by Hamilton’s McMaster University has identified a possible link between psychological stress and Crohn’s disease flare-ups.”
TAGS: Crohn’s disease, flare-up, mental health, stress, chronic illness, McMaster University

Defence Therapeutics Cancer Vaccine AccuVac-D001 Manufacturing Targets Melanoma …
“… an agreement with the Lady Davis Institute cell processing center (CPC) to initiate manufacturing of its AccumTM DC cancer vaccine candidate …”
TAGS: cancer, vaccine, treatment options, melanoma, Lady Davis Institute

Creating Inclusive Neighbourhoods for People Living with Dementia
Ryerson University
“In this talk, Dr. Biglieri will discuss her research into PLWD in suburban spaces and how they interact, navigate and care for themselves and others in their neighbourhoods.”
Date – November 25, 2021
Time – 11:00 AM EST – 12:00 PM ESTUpcoming conference on HIV and hepatitis C vital to addressing rising rates in Saskatchewan
USask News – University of Saskatchewan
“Pewaseskwan – the Indigenous Wellness Research Group based in the University of Saskatchewan (USask) College of Medicine, is hosting the Sask …”
Date – November 25, 26, 2021