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2019 December

Daily Media Digest December 20, 2019

3D imaging could improve outcomes for breast cancer patients CTV News “Researchers are investigating digital breast tomosynthesis, a type of 3D […] The study is being conducted by Lawson Health Research Institute.” TAGS: breast cancer, mammogram, […]

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2019 December

Daily Media Digest December 19, 2019

Canada falls behind in healthcare technology Macleans.ca “From 2015 to 2019, she served as federal minister of health, minister of indigenous services and president of the treasury board. Onil Bhattacharyya is […]” TAGS: healthcare technology, global health, primary care […]

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2019 December

Daily Media Digest December 18, 2019

U of S team sheds light on new Alzheimer’s drugs Ottawa Sun “A University of Saskatchewan research team has shed light on the functioning of potential new Alzheimer’s disease drugs that target copper plaques […]” TAGS: Alzheimer’s disease, […]

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2019 December

Daily Media Digest December 17, 2019

Canadian scientist undergoes novel brain stimulation treatment for alcoholism CTV News “In December of 2018, doctors at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre implanted two electrodes into Plummer’s brain while he was still awake. He was […]” […]

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2019 December

Daily Media Digest December 16, 2019

IWK program helps youth with chronic illness navigate the system HalifaxToday.ca “Nova Scotia’s health care system isn’t easy for young adults trying to […] The IWK Health Centre’s workshop series is aimed at youth aged 13 to 15 […]

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2019 December

Daily Media Digest December 12, 2019

Study finds link between dementia and lack of sleep The Globe and Mail “Dr. Liu-Ambrose, the Canada research chair in physical activity, mobility and cognitive neuroscience at UBC, said good-quality sleep is believed to […]” […]

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2019 December

Daily Media Digest December 11, 2019

IWK program helps teens switch to adult care and avoid relapses CBC.ca “Amanda Higgins had never thought about graduating from the IWK Health Centre until one of her physicians brought it up during an appointment.” TAGS: chronic […]

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2019 December

Daily Media Digest December 10, 2019

Secret behind diabetes drug’s benefits revealed McMaster University “A multi-year study led by a collaboration of McMaster’s basic science and clinical researchers has found that metformin induces the expression and secretion of a protein called […]