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2019 July

Daily Media Digest July 15, 2019

New Alberta screening measures catch rare disorder in baby boy CBC.ca “Alberta Health Services invested $2-million to expand the screening panel to include the four new disorders. Taylor said it took about 18 months to […]

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2019 July

Daily Media Digest July 12, 2019

Should pregnant mothers get flu shot? New study suggests the answer is, ‘Yes’ TheChronicleHerald.ca “… health of children when a pregnant woman got the flu shot,” said CHEO Research Institute scientist, Dr. Deshayne Fell, a […]

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2019 July

Daily Media Digest July 11, 2019

1-in-5 new cases of childhood asthma still linked to traffic pollution: Vancouver researcher CTV News “A newly released study co-authored by a Vancouver Coastal Health researcher suggests a fifth of new childhood asthma cases in […]

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2019 July

Daily Media Digest July 10, 2019

Biomarker could bring earlier detection of heart disease: Lawson research CTV News “Heart disease is the second leading cause of death in Canada and researchers at the Lawson Health Research Institute are looking at how […]

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2019 July

Daily Media Digest July 9, 2019

Why parents may want to scrap children’s busy summer schedules CTV News “Clinical psychologist and associate professor of clinical psychology at York University John Eastwood agrees a certain level of boredom is healthy.” TAGS: paediatric […]

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2019 July

Daily Media Digest July 8, 2019

Cannabis oil can reduce seizures in kids, University of Sask. study suggests CBC.ca “The study, funded by Jim Pattison’s Children’s Hospital Foundation, monitored seven children with severe pediatric epilepsy, a debilitating condition …” TAGS: cannabis, […]

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2019 July

Daily Media Digest July 5, 2019

Massive health survey recruiting Manitobans for long-term research Globalnews.ca “An national study researching the long-term health of Canadians is looking for the help of a few good Manitobans.” TAGS: long-term health, national study, chronic disease […]

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2019 July

Daily Media Digest July 4, 2019

Study finds post-surgery opioid prescriptions pose significant addiction risk The London Free Press “The study was completed by researchers and scientists from Western, the Lawson Health Research Institute – the medical research arm of London’s […]

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2019 July

Daily Media Digest July 3, 2019

Medical researchers developing tool to make end-of-life care more effective Folio – University of Alberta “Led by U of A professor of medicine Sara Davison, the Supportive Care … The project also received matching funding […]

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2019 July

Daily Media Digest July 2, 2019

New MUHC research gives hope to fibromyalgia sufferers CTV News “Researchers at the McGill University Health Centre believe they’ve found a new way to diagnose fibromyalgia, a disease that causes constant pain …” TAGS: fibromyalgia, […]