Daily Media Digest September 29, 2023

Improving survival for people with pancreatic cancer
Canadian Cancer Society
“An international clinical trial has changed the way doctors treat pancreatic cancer around the world. Led by the …”
KEYWORDS: pancreatic cancer, clinical trial, Canadian Cancer Society, BC Cancer

Krembil researchers uncover a protective role of diversity among brain cells
University Health Network
“While scientists have previously suggested that brain cell diversity is just noise, our research into epilepsy suggested that it protects against the development of seizures …”
KEYWORDS: brain health, epilepsy, University Health Network, Krembil Brain Institute

Nursing Home Without Walls project supported by ResearchNB
“An innovative research project supported by ResearchNB will be expanded to include as many as 16 communities later this year …”
KEYWORDS: aging, long term care, ResearchNB, Université de Moncton

Athletes are less likely to report symptoms of a new one when the symptoms are less severe – Study
Université de Montréal
“Despite major awareness campaigns, studies show that more than 50 per cent of athletes still do not disclose their concussion symptoms.”
KEYWORDS: sports medicine, brain health, Canadian research, Université de Montréal

Lessons from COVID-19: we need long-term investment in research
University of Waterloo
“One vital lesson is that our capacity to deal with emergencies includes having a strong, well-funded research infrastructure. COVID-19 showed us what …”
KEYWORDS: pandemic preparedness, funding, University of Waterloo