Daily Media Digest November 28, 2022

Inuit-led organization receives National award for innovative solutions to address FASD in Nunavut
Canada FASD Research Network
“The Piruqatigiit Resource Centre has been announced as the recipient of the third annual Claudette Bradshaw FASD Innovation Award for their work to address fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) in Nunavut and support families impacted by this disorder.”
TAGS: fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, Canadian innovation, Piruqatigiit Resource Centre, CanFASD

Screening tool could minimize risk of blood clots after pediatric orthopedic surgeries as well as lessen the burden of their treatment
Your IWK
“Researchers at the IWK are calling for a nationwide standard screening tool in an effort to reduce the instance of potentially dangerous blood clots from forming after pediatric surgeries.”
TAGS: venous thromboembolism, blood clots, pediatric health, IWK Health

Regenerative Medicine (RM) in Canada
Stem Cell Network
“RM is changing the game by unlocking leadingedge treatments for diseases such as, type 1 diabetes, retinal degeneration, muscular dystrophies, lung and heart disease, as well as for neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s and multiple sclerosis.”
TAGS: regenerative medicine, Canadian research, health innovation, Stem Cell Network

KBHN Researcher Wins Mitacs Award for Closing Gap in Support Services Available to Canadian Families Experiencing Aggression in the Home
Kids Brain Health Network
“First-of-their-kind initiatives help families facing pandemic-driven increases in dangerous behaviours involving children with neurodevelopmental disabilities.”
TAGS: neurodevelopmental disabilities, caregivers, Queen’s University, Kids Brain Health Network (KBHN)

Doctors urge parents to get routine vaccines for kids following pandemic disruptions
CTV News
“Nova Scotia Health said its last report on childhood vaccines was completed three years ago, and numbers have fallen during the pandemic.”
TAGS: vaccination, pediatric health, infectious diseases, Nova Scotia Health