Daily Media Digest November 26, 2019

More air pollution linked to higher death rate among Canadians: study
CTV News
“New research suggests air pollution at any concentration is harmful and … Canada is one of the few countries to meet World Health Organization air […]”
TAGS: air pollution, respiratory health, community health

Cellular origins of pediatric brain tumors identified

McGill Newsroom
“[…] of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), and Dr. Michael Taylor, of The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), discovered that several types of highly aggressive and, ultimately, fatal pediatric brain […]”
TAGS: pediatric medicine, brain tumors, cellular origins

Modest alcohol consumption can still pose risks for teens, study suggests

CTV News
“They tracked the teens’ self-reported drinking and smoking habits and published the results in the journal Health Promotion and Chronic Disease […]”
TAGS: youth health, alcohol consumption, lunch health

New study shows the right workout routine can help fight dementia

The Globe and Mail
“To understand why a new study from researchers at McMaster University’s NeuroFitLab is making waves, it helps to look back at one of its previous […]”
TAGS: dementia, physical activity, aging population

Rent subsidies, mental health care tied to housing stability for homeless

National Post
“[…] assistance through Housing First, lead study author Dr. Vicky Stergiopoulos of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto and colleagues […]”
TAGS: mental health, community health, addiction

Big discoveries from tiny rodents

McGill Tribune
“Adrien Peyrache, a researcher at the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI) and Canada Research Chair in systems neuroscience, studies how brain […]”
TAGS: translational research, animal models, systems neuroscience