Daily Media Digest September 21, 2017

Canada NewsWire (press release)
“”We have followed Edesa Biotech and its CEO Dr. Nijhawan for some time and are excited to be working with a dynamic entrepreneur with a track …”
TAGS: Edesa Biotech, Innovation, Pendopharm, Ontario Biotech


Squamish Chief
““When my colitis is under control, it’s as normal as it gets. I’m just like other … The AbbVie IBD Scholarship is awarded by Crohn’s and Colitis Canada.”
TAGS: AbbVie IBD Scholarship, chronic disease, colitis


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Hacking Health is a Montreal-based company whose mission is to accelerate innovation and technology development in the health care sector by …”
TAGS: Joule, Hacking Health, Innovation, health system


The Globe and Mail
“Nothing short of decades of missed opportunities that could constrain innovation and prosperity, diminish health outcomes, limit our understanding of …”
TAGS: research funding, Innovation


Dal News
“The program is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) eHealth Innovation Partnership Program (eHIPP), along with the industry …”
TAGS: mental health, neurodevelopmental disorder


MD Magazine
“Julia Cadrin-Tourigny, MD, Montreal Heart Institute, Universit. de Montr.al, Quebec, Canada, and colleagues reported a significantly lower mortality …”
TAGS: heart failure, Montreal Heart Institute, artrial fibrillation


Toronto Sun
“The researchers trained their AI using MRI scans – 38 from Alzheimer’s patients and 29 from healthy patients. They had the AI analyze the scans …”
TAGS: AI, Alzheimer’s , algorithm


Cantech Letter
“The authors point to the recent federal review of Canada’s science funding framework commissioned by federal Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan and …”
TAGS: intellectual property, Naylor report, Innovation


PR Newswire (press release)
“Sanofi and NIH researchers develop “three-in-one” antibodies as a … and Emerging Markets, Sanofi Genzyme, Sanofi Pasteur and Consumer …”
TAGS: sanofi, antibodies, HIV


University World News..
“92% of Canadians support increasing university research funding to … rector of Université Laval, and Guy Breton, rector of Université de Montréal .”
TAGS: survey, Canadian back research funding


UCalgary News
“Dr. William Ghali has received $1,162,806 in CIHR grant funding to develop methods for measuring and reporting on health system quality.”
TAGS: global health data, O’Brien Institute, University of Calgary


The Suburban Newspaper
“It raised over $375,000 for youth mental health research at McGill University, Shriners Hospital and the Jewish General Hospital. Funds will also be …”
TAGS: mental health research, McGill University Centre (RI-MUHC)


Huffington Post Canada
“The Anishnawbe Health Toronto (AHT), a registered charity and health centre based on traditional Indigenous practices and approaches, shares how …”
TAGS: Indigenous health,


Oncology Nurse Advisor
“… an associate professor at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario. “What if we do more aggressive screening?”
TAGS: cancer screening, venous thromboembolism


The Stopru
“Eating disorders affect 15% to 20 % of girls and women. …. will be pronounced on Thursday at 19h at the university Institute in mental health Douglas.”
TAGS: eating disorder, Douglas Mental Health University Institute


“The research team, led by Mahshid Dehghan, a nutrition … Health Canada proposes trans fat ban · Heart disease: treatment using vegetables …”
TAGS: fat intake increase, researcher, McMaster University


Toronto Star
“A report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) warned the …. a senior research and policy analyst at the Canadian Centre for …”
TAGS: opioid crisis, public health crisis