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July 2017

Daily Media Digest July 26, 2018

Ultrasound jiggles open brain barrier, a step to better care Valley morning Star “In this March 23, 2017 photo provided by the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, patient Rick Karr is prepared for treatment at the […]

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July 2017

Daily media digest July 31, 2017

Provinces to be kept from recouping full medical costs of OxyContin crisis The Globe and Mail “Matthew Herder, director of Dalhousie University’s Health Law Institute and an associate professor in the faculties of law and […]

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July 2017

Daily media digest July 28, 2017

AstraZeneca shares plunge 16 per cent as lung cancer study fails The Globe and Mail “AstraZeneca’s combination of two injectable immunotherapy drugs failed to help patients as hoped in a closely watched advanced lung cancer […]

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July 2017

Daily media digest July 27, 2017

AstraZeneca and Merck Establish Strategic Oncology Collaboration Stockhouse “AstraZeneca and Merck & Co., Inc., (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, today announced that they have entered a …” TAGS: […]

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July 2017

Daily media digest July 26, 2017

Research grant at Cape Breton University will assist probe into method of traditional healing Cape Breton Post “… University, have received funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for the biomedical screening and Indigenous […]

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July 2017

Daily media digest July 25, 2017

People living in rural households have lower risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease: study HRIPortal.ca TORONTO, July 25, 2017 — Living in rural households decreases a person’s risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according […]

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July 2017

Daily media digest July 24, 2017

A Vaccine For Type 1 Diabetes Begins Human Trials in 2018 ScienceAlert “A prototype vaccine, decades in the making, that could prevent type 1 diabetes in children is ready to start clinical trials in 2018. […]

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July 2017

Daily media digest July 21, 2017

2017 Scholar and Research Trainees: MSFHR funds 53 exceptional health researchers MSFHR “These award recipients, selected from a highly competitive pool of applicants, represent a bright future for health research in British Columbia.” TAGS: Michael […]

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July 2017

Daily media digest July 20, 2017

Government of Canada and the Northwest Territories Announce Significant Investments to Improve … Canada NewsWire (press release) “The vision for the Unit is to support health research and training that is … integrates Indigenous knowledge […]

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July 2017

Daily media digest July 19, 2017

New heart failure implant ends “clash of technologies” McGill University Health Center “About the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC): One of the world’s foremost academic health centres, the MUHC offers exceptional and integrated …” TAGS: […]