Daily Media Digest September 26, 2017

EurekAlert (press release)
“… between the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), Sympact-X and The International Association of Providers of AIDS …”
TAGS: HIV self-testing, McGill University Centre (RI-MUHC), HIVSmart


“The company, located out of Ames, Iowa, reported that it has entered into a clinical collaboration agreement with AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) to …”
TAGS: NewLink, AstraZeneca, pancreatic cancer


CTV News
“Dr. Geoffrey Cundiff, the regional head of gynecology at Vancouver Coastal Health, helped to bring the Angel’s Cradle to St. Paul’s seven years ago, …”
TAGS: help for abandoned newborns, Vancouver Coast Health


Cardiovascular Business
“Researchers from the Montreal Heart Institute and University of Montreal studied 25 patients with stable CHD compared to 20 age-matched, healthy …”
TAGS: exercise, coronary heart diseases, Montreal Heart Institute


The McGill Daily (blog)
“Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia. While the causes of AD have not been determined, its pathology is believed to be …”
TAGS: Alzheimer’s Disease, Study


“Biogen (NASDAQ: BIIB) announced the appointment of Camille Lee as Senior Vice President, Alzheimer’s Therapeutic Area, effective today.”
TAGS: Alzheimer’s Disease, Biogen Canada Inc.


Markets Insider
“”I look forward to working with the team as we continue our efforts to develop, produce and bring to market innovative medicines and evidence-based …”
TAGS: Purdue Pharma (Canada), David Pidduck


“Charlebois will take part in a public panel Oct. 3 at Dalhousie University called Marijuana: Is Canada Ready? “I do think right now most governments …”
TAGS: marijuana, food, Dalhousie University


CTV News
“The IWK Health Centre has confirmed chief financial officer Stephen D’Arcy has resigned. In a statement, IWK board of directors chair Karen Hutt said, …”
TAGS: IWK Health Centre, Stephen D’Arcy


“On Tuesday Prime Minister Trudeau and his science minister Kirsty Duncan will announce the name of the government’s Chief Science Advisor.”
TAGS: Chief Science Advisor, Kirsty Duncan


University Affairs
“… Canada is no longer in the top 30 most research-intensive nations, was commissioned by Science Minister Kirsty Duncan and released to the public ..”
TAGS: Naylor report, University Leaders weigh in, fundamental science review


Life Science Daily
“assistant professor of medicine at the University of Toronto, Canada and a staff respirologist at the University Health Network and West Park …”
TAGS: steriod inhalers, infection risk, University Health Network


“Two federal U.S. agencies are giving money to Canadian researchers trying to save local bats from a deadly fungus. White-nose syndrome has …”
TAGS: deadly bat disease, Canadian Researchers


“Canadian researchers are petitioning for long-term federal funding of psychedelic drug therapy research at universities and hospitals. A rapidly …”
TAGS: psychedelic drug research, public funding to make Canada global leader


Canadian Occupational Safety
“Eighty per cent of military servicemembers and first responders believe they are vulnerable to health issues, but many have difficulty seeking and …”
TAGS: first responders, service members, trauma , health conditions


National Post
“Combine these changes with multiple draconian pieces of provincial health-care legislation passed over the past year that hurt patients and strip …”
TAGS: survey, Ontario Doctors, burnout


“Organizers of the Telus Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk got unexpected help from a movie star in Lee Park Sunday. Actor Jerry …”
TAGS: Juvenile Diabetes Walk, JDRF