Daily Media Digest September 16, 2020

Stroke emerging as a symptom of COVID-19 in new research

“A new research study from Western University and Lawson Health … clinical neurological sciences, at Western’s Schulich Medicine and Dentistry and …”
TAGS: COVID-19, research, stroke, Lawson Health Research, Western University

Study will test Black Canadians for antibodies to explore racial disparity in COVID-19 cases
CTV News
“Existing medical situations?” Allen, a senior associate scientist in the child health evaluative sciences program at Sick Kids, told CTV News Channel in …”
TAGS: COVID-19, antibodies, SickKids Research Institute

Can connecting passengers leave the airport? Your COVID-19 travel questions answered
“Matthew Cheng, an infectious diseases doctor at McGill University Health Centre, says there are two main reasons: Testing is not as likely to detect …”
TAGS: COVID-19, public health, pandemic, McGill University Health Centre

VIDO-InterVac one step from COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials
“VIDO-Intervac is one step away from getting the green light for clinical trials of their COVID-19 vaccine. Director Dr. Volker Gerdts tells us what that step …”
TAGS: COVID-19, vaccine development, clinical trials, VIDO-InterVac

Doubling down on research during the COVID-19 pandemic
The Hill Times
“Universities and health research institutes are making a difference in their communities, and producing far-reaching results that benefit all Canadians.’
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, innovative research

Global COVID-19 study finds a strong link between health messaging and behaviour
Concordia University News
““A one-size fits all message does not seem to be reaching everyone,” says Lavoie, Canada Research Chair in Behavioural Medicine at UQAM. “Some …”
TAGS: COVID-19, public health, health behaviours

Cancer survivors thrive through exercise
UCalgary News
“The program is co-led by Drs. Nicole Culos-Reed, PhD, Faculty of Kinesiology and Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary, and Dr.”
TAGS: cancer, exercise, quality of life, University of Calgary

Survivors of neonatal heart repair surgery face lifelong risk of kidney disease, high blood pressure …
Folio – University of Alberta
“U of A pediatric nephrologist Catherine Morgan with a young patient at the Stollery Children’s Hospital. Morgan was involved in two studies indicating …”
TAGS: neonatal health, heart repair, kidney disease, chronic illness