Daily Media Digest November 6, 2020

Ebola ’emergency’ vaccines provide ethical blueprint for COVID-19 response
Western News
“And it’s something Canada should not rule out, says Western University’s Maxwell J. Smith. But the key to successful emergency use authorizations is …”
TAGS: COVID-19, Ebola, vaccine development, public health, Western University

USask researchers find face masks don’t hinder breathing during exercise
Yorkton This Week
“A new University of Saskatchewan (USask) study has found that exercise performance and blood and muscle oxygen levels are not …”
TAGS: COVID-19, personal protective equipment, facemask, University of Saskatchewan

Comparing outcomes of children and youth with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) in the child welfare system to those in other living situations in Canada: Results from the Canadian National FASD Database
Wiley Online Library
“The current study aimed to explore differences in adverse outcomes between youth and adolescents with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) living in child welfare care (i.e., foster care or group home) with those living with their biological parent(s) or with adoptive or other family member(s) in Canada.”
TAGS: FASD, children and youth health, developmental health, CanFASD

PhD student develops tool for improved symptom management in oncology patients
YFile – York University
“Lassonde School of Engineering PhD student Khadijeh Saednia, in collaboration with Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, the University of Toronto …”
TAGS: cancer, oncology, symptom management, York University

New Brunswick mammogram reports will now include breast density information
Cochrane Today
“… density spectrum, with about 80 per cent in the two middle categories, says Martin Yaffe, a senior scientist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.”
TAGS: cancer, mammogram, breast density, women’s health, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre


The Future of Work: Race After Technology
HRI Portal
“Ruha Benjamin, professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, sociologist, and author, will be speaking December 2 at 5pm for the inaugural The Daniel C. Andreae President’s Lecture Series on the Future of Work.”

Dr. Sterling Clarren FASD Research Award
“The Canada FASD Research Network (CanFASD) Sterling Clarren Research Award has been named in honour of Dr. Sterling Clarren to recognize his pioneering contribution and leadership in the field of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). The award is presented annually to a Canadian graduate student or early career researcher in recognition of a study that has made a substantial contribution to the FASD field.”