Daily Media Digest October 4, 2022

‘Data at their fingertips’: The Ottawa Hospital pioneers advanced big-data analytics to improve patient care
The Globe and Mail
“Delivering it in a way that is safe and appropriate for patients – as well as effective and useful for workers in the health system – is especially critical.”
TAGS: health-care data management, patient care, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Ask an expert: How can I improve my health after a stroke?
“Our research expert explains how to strengthen the brain-body connection to build physical and cognitive fitness.”
TAGS: stroke recovery, physical therapy, occupational therapy, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute

New frontiers in breast cancer research
Schulich UWO
“Alison Allan, PhD, leads a team of researchers in studying metastasis, a leading cause of death and the greatest unsolved issue for cancer patients …”
TAGS: cancer research, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Western Ontario

Ambient noise associated with increased risk of stroke
UdeM Nouvelles
“A study supervised by Audrey Smargiassi of UdeM has found that environmental noise is associated with increased risk of stroke among people aged 45 and over in the Montreal area.”
TAGS: ischemic stroke, cardiovascular health, University of Montreal

Why suicide prevention support is crucial for people with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
The Conversation
“Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is a lifelong disability that affects the brain and body of people prenatally exposed to alcohol. New research is backing concerns raised by the FASD community about the high rates of suicidality among people with FASD.”
TAGS: fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, death by suicide, CanFASD

JDRF Canada and Stem Cell Network announce the first recipient of the J. Andrew McKee Fellowship in Type 1 Diabetes
HRI Portal
“Canada’s Stem Cell Network and JDRF Canada are pleased to announce Dr. Karoliina Tuomela as the inaugural J. Andrew McKee Fellow in Type 1 Diabetes (T1D).”
TAGS: diabetes, innovative research, Stem Cell Network, JDRF Canada