Daily Media Digest November 3, 2022

Once-in-a-generation opportunity to improve the health of Canadians with diabetes
The Globe and Mail
“Diabetes Canada has long called for concerted action to improve prevention and treatment for this chronic disease, which affects 11.7 million …”
TAGS: diabetes, chronic disease, best practice guidelines, Minister of Health, Diabetes Canada

Canadian study shows flu vaccine can help prevent stroke
Global News
“Building on a known connection between influenza infection and stroke, University of Calgary researchers used health records to see how flu shots …”
TAGS: stroke prevention, flu shot, influenza infection, University of Calgary

Indigenous Research Day highlights important work being done at McMaster
McMaster Daily News – McMaster University
“Savage Bear, the director of the McMaster Indigenous Research Institute (MIRI), says that, in addition to MIRI’s primary goal of amplifying the voices of Indigenous researchers…”
TAGS: Indigenous research, knowledge keepers, McMaster University

GlycoNet and Partners Invest $6.5 Million in Carbohydrate Research with One Health Focus
HRI Portal
“This investment will support state-of-the-art glycomics research that focuses on different aspects of One Health—human, animal and environmental health.”
TAGS: glycomics research, One Health, GlycoNet, Crohn’s and Colitis Canada

IWK says busy ER due to rhinovirus and RSV among kids spared in past years
“The IWK Health Centre in Halifax is seeing an increase in children admitted for non-COVID-19 breathing problems, the chief of pediatrics said …”
TAGS: respiratory infection, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), IWK Health Centre

OBIO Webinar: AbbVie Reverse Pitch | November 16, 2022
AbbVie Canada
“On November 16 from 12-12:30 pm EST, hear about AbbVie’s therapeutic areas of focus (oncology, immunology, neuroscience, eye care, aesthetics) and approach to partnering.”