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Daily Media Digest May 25, 2018

Calgary Researchers Discover a Novel Approach to Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases … Business Wire (press release) “This research was supported by grants to Drs. Buret and Wallace from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, […]

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May 2018

Daily Media Digest May 24, 2018

Today is Bruyère Life Changing Day CTV News “You’ll meet patients and hear their stories, get healthy aging tips from Bruyère’s experts, and learn more about how Bruyère changes lives every day. “ TAGS: Bruyère, […]

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May 2018

Daily Media Digest May 23, 2018

As harmful as dehydration? McGill Newsroom “The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) is a world-renowned biomedical and healthcare research centre.” TAGS: brain injury, hydration   A family’s harrowing experience with obsessive-compulsive […]

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May 2018

Daily Media Digest May 22, 2018

Can Cannabis Control Depression? MedShadow (blog) “Other studies suggest that cannabis can alleviate depression. … for medical studies is under control of the National Institute for Drug Abuse (NIDA) at the University of … Program […]

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May 2018

Daily Media Digest May 18, 2018

Sex, viruses and cancer EurekAlert (press release) “It will involve 24 patients at The Ottawa Hospital undergoing abdominal cancer surgery. This trial is designed to … Ottawa Hospital Research Institute” TAGS: erectile dysfunction drugs, cancer, […]

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May 2018

Daily Media Digest May 17, 2018

12 BC health professionals to use clinical expertise to answer burning research questions MSFHR “Twelve exceptional BC health professionals have been funded in MSFHR’s second Health Professional-Investigator (HP-I) competition. Each will receive funding to support […]

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May 2018

Daily Media Digest May 16, 2018

‘Anything is better than what we have now’: Sask. struggling to attract more geriatricians Saskatoon StarPhoenix “Saskatchewan has the lowest proportion of geriatricians per 100,000 …. of medicine for the University of Saskatchewan’s College of […]

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May 2018

Daily Media Digest May 14, 2018

‘Greatest gift for Mother’s Day’: Boy bounces back after receiving kidney from mom CTV News “Before going under the knife at Toronto’s SickKids Hospital, Charlie’s sense of taste was severely hampered–even water tasted funny–but the […]

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May 2018

Daily Media Digest May 11, 2018

Lynparza® (olaparib) Receives New Indication for BRCA-Mutated Metastatic Breast Cancer Canada NewsWire (press release) “MISSISSAUGA, May 10, 2018 /CNW/ – AstraZeneca today announced that Health Canada has approved Lynparza® (olaparib) tablets, as a monotherapy for […]

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May 2018

Daily Media Digest May 9, 2018

Film scholar Andre Gaudreault, scientist Walter Herzog among winners of $100000 Killam Prize The Globe and Mail “Janet Werker of the University of British Columbia rounds out the list of honourees with her research examining […]