Daily Media Digest November 29, 2022

GSK Canada submits respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine candidate for regulatory review
“Vaccine candidate has the potential to be the first available to help protect adults aged 60 years and older from lower respiratory tract disease caused by respiratory syncytial virus …”
TAGS: respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), lung health, GSK Canada

For a world-class health system, Canada needs to think bigger
The Hill Times
“Canada must break down the silos in our health system, adjust our delivery models, modernize physical and digital infrastructure, and support a better flow of data, information, and resources.”
TAGS: Canadian health system, health crises, funding, HealthcareCAN

Applying real-world evidence from everyday patient care to improve health outcomes and drive discovery
BC Cancer
“BC Cancer researchers are at the forefront of developing a learning health care framework that would collect data from every day patient care to help decision-makers make better informed decisions about treatment options for patients.”
TAGS: oncology, precision medicine, BC Cancer, Provincial Health Services Authority

JDRF Centre of Excellence at UBC celebrates 1 year of progress in T1D cure research
“December 2021 marked the launch of the JDRF Centre of Excellence at the University of British Columbia (UBC).”
TAGS: type 1 diabetes, clinical testing, JDRF, University of British Columbia

Western University study finds clear factor in chronic pain – race
London Free Press
“Indigenous and multiracial Americans are more likely to report chronic pain than other racial and ethnic groups, a new Western University-led …”
TAGS: chronic pain, national health survey, racial and ethnic disparities, Western University

IWK researchers first to look at addressing iron deficiency in preterm infants
Your IWK
“A study out of the IWK shows that iron deficiency is common in preterm infants despite early iron supplementation.”
TAGS: neonatology, iron deficiency, IWK Health, Dalhousie University