Daily Media Digest November 24, 2021

Are we heading towards a ‘twindemic’ with COVID-19 and the flu? – iHeartRadio
“Dr. Susy Hota, medical director of infection prevention and control at the University Health Network, also joins the team to discuss how influenza …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, influenza, vaccine, infectious disease, University Health Network

Game-changing Canadian innovations celebrated at Mitacs Awards ceremony in Ottawa
“Innovators to be recognized for breakthroughs in cancer, COVID-19 prevention, drug discovery, aircraft safety, Indigenous sovereignty, and more…”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, cancer, innovative research, RI-MUHC, University of Manitoba

Post-partum depression survivors launch therapy sessions for struggling mothers
Brighter World – McMaster University
“The peer-led CBT sessions are the brainchild of Ryan Van Lieshout, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioural neurosciences, who has extensively researched this type of depression and how best to treat it…”
TAGS: mental health, post-partum depression, therapy, behavioural neuroscience, McMaster University

Clinic fills critical gap in autism care | McGill University Health Centre
McGill University Health Centre
“… Clinic of the Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital (Neuro) fills an … serves youth (16+) and adults at its main location at The Neuro.”
TAGS: autism, developmental health, access to care, The Neuro

Enzymes in bacteria found to have an unexpected taste for carbs
“GlycoNet researchers have uncovered an important piece to the puzzle of how a specific class of complex enzymes found in many bacteria function. The discovery that these enzymes need certain carbohydrate structures to operate could be the key to developing non-antibiotic treatments and aiding efforts to prevent antimicrobial resistance.”
TAGS: bacteria, carbohydrates, enzyme, GlycoNet

How digital technology supports the reclamation of Indigenous knowledge in health care …
The Globe and Mail
“The Centre for Wise Practices in Indigenous Health team (L-R) Tammy MacLean, post-doctoral health system impact fellow; Emily Simmonds, …”
TAGS: digital technology, Indigenous knowledge, healthcare, Women’s College Hospital

University of Winnipeg research could help with understanding brain diseases and disorders
CTV News Winnipeg
“New research on the human brain out of the University of Winnipeg could end up changing how doctors can diagnose and treat central nervous system …”
TAGS: brain disease, neuroimaging, brain disorder, diagnosis, University of Winnipeg