Daily Media Digest October 6, 2017

EurekAlert (press release)
“The Montreal Neurological Institute is a McGill University research and … is part of the Neuroscience Mission of the McGill University Health Centre.”
TAGS: brain motor system, predicting sound, McGill University Centre (RI-MUHC)


University Affairs
““It’s been pretty amazing, it consistently underachieves,” said Jim Woodgett, director of research for the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute at …”
TAGS: CV overhaul, Researchers tool


CTV News
“SASKATOON — Scientists at the University of Saskatchewan say they think they’ve discovered why people with cystic fibrosis are prone to lung …”
TAGS: cystic fibrosis, lung infection, U of S


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“OTTAWA, Oct. 5, 2017 /CNW/ – As medicine and health become one of the country’s most disrupted disciplines, … “The collaboration between Joule and Cloud DX brings physician-led innovation to the forefront of delivery and care …”
TAGS: healthcare collaboration, technological innovation


The Link
“Concordia’s New Science Centre to Break Ground in 2018 Despite Complaints … Concordia University is set to break ground for the $52.75 million …”
TAGS: new science complex, Concordia University


DailyNurse (blog)
“She also holds an appointment in the Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, and the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Manitoba.”
TAGS: neonatal nurse, Debra. A. Fraser, University of Manitoba


“… Niagara Haldimand Brant Regional Colposcopy/Cervical Lead and an Assistant Professor and Family Planning Specialist at McMaster University.”
TAGS: pap test, cervical screening program, Ontario


“Western University students living with seniors at a London retirement home say the unique living arrangement has helped them in ways the students “
TAGS: university students, living with seniors, Western University


“PORT HOPE — Port Hope resident Suzanne Speckert recently accepted the Cystic Fibrosis Canada Hall of Fame Award for her years of dedicated …”
TAGS: cystic fibrosis, award winner, Suzanne Speckert


“That’s a boon to the school’s science students. MacQuarrie said she doesn’t believe there’s another undergraduate research institution in Canada that …”
TAGS: Nova Scotia, Nobel prize winning research


PhysicsCentral.com (blog)
“In new research recently published in the American Physical Society’s journal Physical Review E, a team of scientists from Université Laval in Canada, …”
TAGS: Universite Laval, randomness, Study


London Free Press
“London Health Sciences Centre and its research arm, the Lawson Health Research Institute, are taking a close look at genetics to guide cancer …”
TAGS: Lawson Research Institute, cancer, genetics


The Globe and Mail
“Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott and Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor look on as Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami President Natan Obed ..”
TAGS: Indigenous health, Jane Philphott, tuberculosis


“Cawley, who has a PhD in psychiatry from McGill University, said a large research study will be conducted at all 16 universities across Atlantic Canada to …”
TAGS: mental health, university students, Study


Toronto Star
““Therefore, the results have important public health implications.” … But what’s also unique is how the research came about: the study was conceived, designed …”
TAGS: study, Montreal Heart Institute, hockey, heart disease


“OTTAWA, ON — When surgeons at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute embraced multiple arterial revascularization over the use of venous …”
TAGS: CABG, women higher risk of complications