When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, fertility clinics expected a downturn. But data collected by TIME show that more women are freezing their eggs now. Here’s why.
— Read on time.com/5927516/egg-freezing-covid-19-pandemic/
Well, what do you think of this? No really, what do you think of this practice, it’s timing, it’s risks, and it’s outcomes?
The Medical Council of Canada, a charity with $54 million in assets last year, is under fire as residents say the way medical education is run means s…
— Read on www.thestar.com/news/canada/2021/01/04/amid-an-uproar-over-cancelled-tests-some-say-the-body-that-oversees-medical-exams-for-resident-doctors-seeking-licences-is-obsolete.html
The world routinely kept from the public.
Students at Canadian schools this year have had fewer opportunities to see patients, attend procedures and explore specialties. First of two parts.
— Read on www.thestar.com/news/canada/2021/01/03/covid-19-has-forced-big-changes-on-med-schools-will-some-newly-graduated-doctors-miss-out-on-key-experience.html
Many issues have yet to be resolved for a smooth predictable curriculum and practice experience to pan out.
Long COVID guidelines need to reflect lived experience – The Lancet
— Read on www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)32705-7/fulltext
This is a very important and courageous analysis that needs to be broadcast. Families particularly are affected by the long-term effects not previously talked about.
Drug reverses age-related cognitive decline within days
— Read on medicalxpress.com/news/2020-12-drug-reverses-age-related-cognitive-decline.html
More human trials needed. But fascinating nonetheless.
Research reveals how airflow inside a car may affect COVID-19 transmission risk
— Read on phys.org/news/2020-12-car-pandemic-windows.html
A very important analysis. Habits or cars, must change.
Scientists predict ‘optimal’ organism stress levels
— Read on phys.org/news/2020-12-scientists-optimal-stress.html
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — U.S. hospitals slammed with COVID-19 patients are trying to lure nurses and doctors out of retirement, recruiting students and new graduates who have yet to earn their licenses…
— Read on apnews.com/article/nurses-wanted-swamped-hospitals-pandemic-0509a4a0b9e9860ad6be60379bc20a41
New non-invasive technology could spot early signs of motor disorders in babies
— Read on medicalxpress.com/news/2020-11-non-invasive-technology-early-motor-disorders.html
And Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
The Canadian military says it is making plans to play a role in the eventual rollout of COVID-19 vaccines nationwide. As positive news about potential vaccines continues to make headlines, there are already military teams “fully integrated” with the Public Health Agency of Canada on planning for what’s set to be a herculean effort: getting vaccines into the arms of millions of Canadians once Health Canada approves them.
— Read on www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/canadian-military-prepares-to-help-with-covid-19-vaccine-distribution-1.5191182
Carrying on our highly respected tradition of loyalty and supplying aid.
The association between loneliness and depressive symptoms among adults aged 50 years and older: a 12-year population-based cohort study – The Lancet Psychiatry
— Read on www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpsy/article/PIIS2215-0366(20)30383-7/fulltext
Seniors in care homes able to see family, connect safely
— Read on www.tbnewswatch.com/spotlight/converted-shipping-containers-help-in-fight-against-covid-19-2853636
Great idea!! Is Thunder Bay next in line?
A recent study concludes that unwelcome thoughts occur more frequently and are harder to suppress when an individual experiences sleep deprivation.
— Read on www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/unwanted-thoughts-are-easier-to-control-when-rested
A reciprocal relationship.
Nearly one in five residents in the city is without a primary care provider, despite ongoing efforts to recruit new doctors to the region.
— Read on www.tbnewswatch.com/local-news/family-doctor-shortage-remains-critical-in-thunder-bay-2830888
It’s going to get much worse before it gets better. University grads should well consider applying to the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM), as their services upon graduation would no doubt be scooped right up. Medicine is a highly respected and satisfying career path.
New Genetic Test Could Be the Ultimate In Early Detection | Prostate Cancer Foundation
— Read on www.pcf.org/c/new-genetic-test-could-be-the-ultimate-in-early-detection/
This would revolutionize disease pathway confirmation and treatment.