Daily Media Digest November 7, 2022

New research paves way for innovative theory of cognitive processing
University Health Network
“The role of neurons is well documented, but neurons are interspersed with glial cells and many synapses in the brain have glia nearby …”
TAGS: brain disorders, glial cells, Krembil Brain Institute, University Health Network

Canadians are not getting enough sleep — and that’s a big problem
The Globe and Mail
“Experts from the Royal Ottawa Institute of Mental Health Research estimate that half the population in Canada now struggles with some sort of …”
TAGS: sleep health, insomnia, non-pharmacological treatment, Royal Ottawa Institute of Mental Health Research

UM researchers identify protein linked to heart failure in chemo patients: Finding could save millions of lives
UM Today – University of Manitoba
“… Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and St. Boniface Hospital Research has identified a … Our pre-clinical study showed that by restoring TRAF2, …”
TAGS: cancer, cardiovascular health, St. Boniface Hospital Research, University of Manitoba

At risk for diabetes? A low-carb diet may help, study suggests
The Globe and Mail
“A 2018 position statement from Diabetes Canada titled “Low Carbohydrate Diets for Adults with Diabetes: A Rapid Review” recommended healthy …”
TAGS: diabetes, hypoglycemia, Canadian research, Diabetes Canada

ALS Canada to host information on IMD Health to improve quality of health education for people living with ALS
ALS Canada
“The ALS Society of Canada (ALS Canada) is pleased to be collaborating with IMD Health to provide easily accessible, up-to-date digital health education to healthcare providers, people living with ALS, and their families on the IMD platform.”
TAGS: digital healthcare, virtual consultations, healthcare professionals, ALS Canada