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Daily Media Digest May 17, 2019

University of Calgary discovery of potential treatment for autoimmune diseases takes step forward UCalgary News “A potentially groundbreaking investigational treatment discovered at the University of Calgary for autoimmune diseases such as celiac disease (CD) …” […]

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2019 May

Daily Media Digest May 16, 2019

Widespread off-label use of epilepsy medications could put some patients at risk McGill Reporter “The off-label pervasive use of a type of anticonvulsant originally marketed to treat epilepsy – called gabapentinoids – could place some […]

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2019 May

Daily Media Digest May 14, 2019

Seniors’ health improving, but rates of depression, anxiety rising: U of M study UM Today (press release) “Manitoba seniors are staying physically healthy longer, but their mental health may be worsening, a massive study of […]

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2019 May

Daily Media Digest May 13, 2019

Why not all research is created equal The Hill Times “What most Canadians do not know is that women have been left out of research—not just as researchers—but as participants.” TAGS: women’s health, health research, […]

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2019 May

Daily Media Digest May 10, 2019

Diverse mental health research at Western recognized CTV News “With this being mental health week, a pair of Western University post-doctoral students are being recognized for their work in the mental health field.” TAGS: mental […]

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2019 May

Daily Media Digest May 9

Want to cut your risk of cancer? Try changing these behaviours Globalnews.ca “… of cancer,” said Dr. Darren Brenner, assistant professor in the departments of oncology and community health sciences at the University of Calgary […]

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2019 May

Daily Media Digest May 8, 2019

Study on cancer prevention a message for governments, Canadians: researcher CTV News “No single policy will solve the complex and growing incidence of excess weight and obesity … said Friedenreich, scientific director in the Department […]

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2019 May

Daily Media Digest May 7, 2019

Would you cut down on sugary drinks if they carried special tax? U of M researcher asks CBC.ca “Natalie Riediger, a researcher at the University of Manitoba, is carrying out a three-year study into the […]

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2019 May

Daily Media Digest May 6, 2019

Doctor offers tips to prevent heart disease and stroke CBC.ca “Dr. Andrew Pipe, from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, recently spoke at a cardiovascular conference in Sudbury. He says it’s important to …” TAGS: […]

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2019 May

Daily Media Digest May 3, 2019

The unanticipated early origins of childhood brain cancer McGill University Health Center “Researchers from SickKids, the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) and McGill University, have recently identified the cells that are thought …” TAGS: […]