Daily Media Digest October 5, 2017

““We are a women’s based biotech company,” explained SYNG founder Vinay Singh. “We are working to develop a novel diagnostic therapy for …”
TAGS: Biotech, former MP, Kingston


Richmond News
“At Tuesday’s screening – organized in association with Pathways Clubhouse, Vancouver Coastal Health and the Richmond Mental Health and …”
TAGS: OCD, mental health, Vancouver Coast Health


CTV News
“She’s also been asked to work with the provinces and territories on a number of health initiatives, including health innovation; access to prescription …”
TAGS: Mandate, health innovation, shuffled MPs


Markets Insider
“Akcea Therapeutics Canada is a member of Innovative Medicines Canada, the industry association representing Canada’s research-based …”
TAGS: Akcea Therapeutics Canada, Innovatiive Medicines Canada


“A discovery announced Wednesday at Yale University will lead to better … a biochemistry and molecular biology researcher at Dalhousie University.”
TAGS: breast cancer, research discovery, Dalhousie University


“The IWK Foundation is going public with a message that it had nothing to do with the expense scandal that has engulfed the IWK Health Centre and its …”
TAGS: IWK Health Centre, IWK Foundation


The Conversation CA
“The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada recommended adopting competency-based medical education (CBME) several years ago.”
TAGS: improve skills, doctors


National Post
““By this time, (Spengemann) was dating (now-science minister) Kirsty Duncan, he was spending a lot of time with (now-innovation minister) Navdeep …”
TAGS: allegations of undemocratic nominations, Szabo


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Dr Szabo is a staff Emergency Physician at University Health Network in Toronto and Dr Churchill-Smith is a General Internal Medicine specialist at …”
TAGS: Novus Health, Montreal Medical International, McGill University Centre (RI-MUHC), University Health Network


“A Canada-based blockchain research effort has added over a dozen members including major companies Tencent and FedEx, and the Ontario …”
TAGS: blockchain, Research


“The London Regional Cancer Program at London Health Sciences Centre is … Lawton Health Research Institute is conducting the study in London.”
TAGS: London Regional, cancer program , genome study


Peterborough Examiner
“Cote also made a donation to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation as part of the bet. “I made a $50 donation to JDRF Canada. The jersey has …”
TAGS: JDRF, wager


“Cardiovascular researcher Tami Martino focusses on the differences in how … One example: Health Canada warned that prescription sleeping pills …”
TAGS: biomedical sciences, heart disease, female hormones


PR Web (press release)
“Macadamian and CHEO Partner to Develop Voice-Enabled App to Help … Hospital of Eastern Ontario – Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre (CHEO … our solutions are founded in research-informed design first while leveraging the …”
TAGS: Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario — Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre, Macadamian Technologies, type 2 diabetes