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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 30, 2019

From refugee to researcher for Coquitlam woman The Tri-City News “Now, with a $5,000 scholarship from Crohn’s and Colitis Canada, Kwestan Safari will be able to finish her education while doing research on the …” […]

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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 29, 2019

Alberta’s supervised consumption, overdose prevention sites have 100% overdose reversal rate Globalnews.ca “Alberta’s supervised consumption and overdose prevention sites have a 100 per cent success rate, according to a new community-based report, and have saved […]

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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 28, 2019

Ceapro Announces Research Funding Award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada for Joint Projects with McMaster University GlobeNewswire (press release) “Collaboration to develop innovative […]

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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 27, 2019

Childhood cancer survivors at elevated risk of heart disease EurekAlert (press release) “In this new study, researchers used data from Ontario’s health care system to … Canadian Institutes for Health Research, SickKids Research Training …” […]

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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 26, 2019

People skipping doctors and using CBD oil for bipolar disorder ‘not treated at all,’ warns expert CBC.ca “”A lot of patients have contacted me from all over Canada, and [are] using cannabidiol to treat depression, […]

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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 23, 2019

Alzheimer’s Gene Carriers Show Attention Differences Technology Networks “… even though they didn’t show any symptoms of memory problems, according to findings published in a joint Baycrest-University of Oxford study.” TAGS: Alzheimer disease research , […]

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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 22, 2019

Nova Scotia dietitians concerned by new weight loss app for kids Globalnews.ca “But Jennifer Grant Moore, a registered dietitian at the Nova Scotia Health Authority’s Eating Disorder Clinic, questioned how foods are categorized and …” […]

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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 21, 2019

Move to single-patient rooms at MUHC’s Glen site resulted in immediate and long-lasting decrease of infection rates McGill Newsroom “The move to single-patient rooms at the McGill University Health Centre’s (MUHC) Glen site in 2015 […]

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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 20, 2019

Higher fluoride levels during pregnancy may be linked with lower IQ scores in kids: study CTV News “In an effort to determine whether fluoride should be considered a neurotoxin, researchers from York University in Toronto […]

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2019 August

Daily Media Digest August 19, 2019

Microorganisms in Poop May Help Treat Skin Cancer Technology Networks “A multidisciplinary team at Lawson Health Research Institute is exploring whether fecal transplants can improve outcomes in melanoma patients …” TAGS: melanoma, immunotherapy, Lawson Health […]