Daily Media Digest October 1, 2019

Western University researchers show how CBD blocks side-effects of THC in cannabis
“Research out of Western University is showing for the first time how cannabidiol (CBD) helps to lessen negative psychiatric side effects of […]”
TAGS: cannabis research, cannabidiol, THC

Ebola survivors can pass on the virus through sexual activity
UM Today (press release)
” Understanding how Ebola disease outbreaks are exacerbated by sexual transmission is important to stop new chains of transmission and to prevent the disease from spreading to new geographic regions.”
TAGS: Ebola, disease spread, sexual transmission

Worrying rise in alcohol-related harm among women, CAMH says
CTV News
“The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Canada’s largest teaching hospital of its kind, issued a new alcohol policy framework on Monday …”
TAGS: alcohol consumption, women’s health, alcohol abuse

The promise of the human microbiome in cancer research
“[…] the University Health Network have explored research on the complex relationship between the human microbiome and cancer.”
TAGS: Microbiome, cancer treatment, cancer

Northern Saskatchewan students receive free dental and health check-ups
“Students in two northern Saskatchewan communities received free dental and health check-ups during Northern Health and Wellness Days.”
TAGS: dental care, northern and rural, community health