Daily Media Digest October 4, 2017

The McGill Daily (blog)
“Dr. Janusz Rak is a senior scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in the Child Health and Human …”
TAGS: cancer, drug resistance, McGill University Centre (RI-MUHC)


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“.. are also associated with an increased risk of death,” said Dr. Bernard Zinman of the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, … “
TAGS: Tresiba, diabetes, blood sugar


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Sterigenics International and Noxilizer announce partnership to provide NO2 sterilization for pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device products.”
TAGS: sterilization, medical devices, Biotech


BC Cancer Agency
“All lab providers in BC have suspended testing after identifying a … The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates …”
TAGS: colon cancer, screening, suspended, Provincial Health Services Authority


“More than 200 health researchers, students and industry professionals – many connected to the University of Toronto – gathered at JLABS @ Toronto …”
TAGS: innovation and health, researchers, networking


“Linda Hughes, chair of the Alberta Health Services board, welcomed Gretzky to the Brain Centre Campaign as he joined what she called “another …”
TAGS: brain health, champions of neuroscience, Alberta Health Services, Gretzky


Edmonton Examiner
“The province is considering adding these kits to its arsenal, an email from Alberta Health Services said. “A final recommendation will be made in …”
TAGS: fentanyl test kit, Alberta Health Services


“A sonographer performs an ultrasound on Dalia Abd Almajed (right), who is seated in a wheelchair at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre’s …”
TAGS: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, accessible care, clinic for pregnant disabled women


Medical Xpress
“Robert K. Nam, M.D., M.Sc., of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, and colleagues conducted a study that included citizens of …”
TAGS: blood-thinning medications, risks, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“… possible: Bell Let’s Talk, the Mental Health Commission of Canada, Lundbeck Canada Inc., Innovative Medicines Canada and Impact Public Affairs.”
TAGS: mental health, MIAW, CAMIMH, Innovatiive Medicines Canada


Montreal Gazette
“Pierre Obendrauf / Montreal Gazette … extolling the virtues of the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, which is part of the MUHC. … During his presentation, Barrette praised the work of Guy Rouleau, director of the Neuro.”
TAGS: McGill University Centre (RI-MUHC), Minister Barrette, new board


Toronto Star
“New research from Canadian scientists suggests life on Earth began in warm little ponds after meteorites splashed into them about four billion years …”
TAGS: beginning of life, in a pond, McMaster University


Toronto Star
“From left to right, Jaykumar Patel, undergraduate research intern; Harald Pfeiffer, associate professor and Canada research chair in gravitational wave …”
TAGS: U of T scientists, Nobel prize winning research


UCalgary News
“Christophe Altier is the holder of the Canada Research Chair in Inflammatory … The research is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research …”
TAGS: UCalgary Researcher, chronic pain, Chron’s and Colitis suffers