Daily Media Digest October 26, 2023

New Discovery Labs spark interdisciplinary student research
Queen’s University
“From specialized physiology and neurotechnology labs to a motion capture studio, Discovery Labs are all about providing shared access to groundbreaking technology and fostering student success, partnership, and creativity …”
KEYWORDS: biomedical science, collaborative research, funding, Queen’s University

Liquid biopsy improves early cancer detection and diagnosis in patients with LFS
The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)
“Simon Fraser University researchers are learning more about how the scenarios for head impacts in hockey—from player clashes to contact with the …”
KEYWORDS: cancer, pediatric health, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR), University Health Network (UHN)

Transformative treatment for wet, age-related macular degeneration
Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute
“A visionary approach to improved eye care could help improve patient outcomes and alleviate health care-related strain …”
KEYWORDS: vision loss, aging, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute

Setting standards and unlocking the potential of synthetic data in health research
University of Waterloo
“… research and analysis. Dr. Helen Chen, a professor in the Faculty of Health and director of the Professional Practice Centre in Health Systems is …”
KEYWORDS: artificial intelligence, open science, public health, Ottawa Hospital, University of Waterloo

New report from the Canadian Cancer Society reveals nearly all provinces and territories in Canada lack adequate number of hospice beds
“A recent report by the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS), titled Analyzing Hospice Palliative Care Across Canada: A report on federal, …”
KEYWORDS: palliative care, aging, health care, Canadian Cancer Society (CCS)