Daily Media Digest September 1, 2022

New pilot aims to inspire healthy behavior and prevent diabetes
“Officials with Alberta Health Services (AHS) say the app provides participants with 1:1 support from health coaches virtually in order to promote …”
TAGS: diabetes prevention, Canadian innovation, Alberta Health Services

Advice for managing migraines from a neurologist

Canadian Living
“Dr. Marissa Lagman, a headache neurologist at Women’s College Hospital’s Centre for Headache, discusses common migraine triggers and how to manage them.”
TAGS: migraine variants, neurology, Women’s College Hospital

Pandemic-fuelled virtual health-care boom shows no signs of slowing, experts say

“… a health sciences professor and cardiovascular prevention researcher at Simon Fraser University. Then, the COVID-19 pandemic hit.”
TAGS: virtual healthcare, COVID-19, Simon Fraser University

Canadian-made concussion diagnostic tool by Neurolytixs Inc. secures US patent to …

“Neurolytixs works in partnership with HeadCheck Health, Lawson Health Research Institute/Western University, MaRS/Techstars Accelerators, …”
TAGS: medtech, Neurolytixs Inc., Lawson Health Research Institute, Western University

In the neonatal intensive care unit, connections are critical. Webex helps it happen.

“Using world-class Webex collaboration solutions, they are ensuring that families continue to have access to health practitioners when unable to be with their baby allowing them to receive real-time medical information and support.”
TAGS: neonatal intensive care, virtual healthcare, IWK Health