Daily Media Digest October 19, 2021

New health expert survey reveals significant concern for people with heart disease or stroke
CNW Group
“… a Heart & Stroke funded researcher and emergency medicine physician at Toronto’s Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. “But those patients needed …”
TAGS: heart disease, stroke, comorbid conditions, COVID, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Heart & Stroke

London study: Could sleep ease ‘pernicious’ teen mental-health condition?
London Free Press
“Western University researchers are studying whether teaching teens to improve their sleep can help with the symptoms of borderline personality …”
TAGS: mental health, children and youth health, borderline personality disorder, Western University

ITM and CNL Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Pursue Global Development and Production of Rare Medical Radioisotope, Actinium-225
Globe Newswire
“ITM Isotope Technologies Munich SE, a leading radiopharmaceutical biotech company, and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, today announced that the companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore the development and industrial-scale production of Actinium-225, an extremely rare alpha-emitting radioisotope with heightened potential in precision oncology.”
TAGS: cancer, oncology, precision medicine, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories

UM Today | Rady Faculty of Health Sciences | Renowned children’s diabetes researcher wins …
UM Today
“The prize, given annually by the Robarts Research Institute at Western University, recognizes scientists who have made significant contributions …”
TAGS: diabetes, innovative research, children’s health, University of Manitoba, Western University

USask researchers explore breast cancer screening access for refugee women in Sask
USask News
“Louise Racine (PhD), Sithokozile Maposa (PhD), and Susan Fowler-Kerry (PhD) from the University of Saskatchewan (USask) College of Nursing, Dr. Hassan …”
TAGS: cancer, breast cancer, women’s health, screening, access to care, University of Saskatchewan

Canada’s Premier Cardiovascular Meeting gets to the Heart of Climate Change, COVID-19 and Other Big Issues as Experts Gather Virtually to Evaluate Impacts, Seek Solutions
HRI Portal
“This year’s Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC 2021) may be virtual, but the issues and research presented will touch all Canadians. After a difficult year of COVID-19 and record-breaking temperatures, important findings and discussions will provide valuable insight into some of the biggest challenges of our time, and the tangible action needed. Don’t miss this important event with experts from across Canada.”