Daily Media Digest November 4, 2021

Can inhaled corticosteroids alleviate early symptoms of COVID-19? | McGill University Health Centre
McGill University Health Centre
“… led by a team of researchers at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in Montreal, in collaboration with …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, corticosteroids, symptom management, McGill University Health Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences

Ottawa Hospital, CHEO prepare to administer third doses to health care staff | CTV News
CTV News Ottawa
“… Family members of TOH, CHEO and the University of Ottawa Heart Institute staff and medical staff who are eligible for third doses.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, vaccination, healthcare staff, CHEO, The Ottawa Hospital, The University of Ottawa Heart Institute

AstraZeneca files for Health Canada approval of new COVID-19 therapy – CTV News
CTV News
“Drugmaker AstraZeneca has filed for Health Canada’s approval of a new therapy to prevent symptomatic COVID-19.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, treatment options, AstraZeneca

Study suggests teenage Western U students significantly more likely to vape than those 26+ …
Global News
“The results from the Western University vaping study are basically the inverse of respondents’ answers when asked if they had smoked cigarettes in …”
TAGS: vape, pulmonary health, at risk population, Western University

Breakthroughs in cancer treatments, medical imaging have slashed prostate cancer death rate
The Globe and Mail
“The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) produced the report in partnership with Statistics Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada.”
TAGS: cancer, treatment options, medical imaging, prostate cancer, men’s health, Canadian Cancer Society

Tackling anti‑Black racism in health care and education: National research collaborative takes action
Dalhousie University
“BHEC is currently in the process of collaboration with the Medical Council of Canada in developing these learning objects for medical students across …”
TAGS: anti—Black racism in healthcare, healthcare workers, medical education, Dalhousie University

New vaccinations a possible ‘game changer’ for women with recurrent urinary tract infections …
Calgary Journal
“Nickel is a professor of urology, a practicing urologist and a Tier 1 Canada research chair in urologic pain and inflammation with over 600 papers …”
TAGS: vaccination, women’s health, infection, Queen’s University