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Daily Media Digest May 31, 2018

Sask. professor to build ankle MRI to monitor astronauts’ health in space CBC.ca “In the eyes of many, being an astronaut is simply a cool job. Like everything, though, it has its downsides — but […]

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May 2018

Daily Media Digest May 30, 2018

Palliative care, our health system and our community TheSpec.com “… vice-president for oncology and palliative care at Hamilton Health Sciences and professor in the Department of Oncology, McMaster University.” TAGS: palliative care, home-care delivery, Hamilton […]

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May 2018

Daily Media Digest May 29, 2018

City and AHS meet to discuss need for a provincial strategy for opioid crisis Red Deer Express “Mayor Tara Veer and representatives of Alberta Heather Services (AHS) met last week to talk about supervised consumption […]

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May 2018

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 […]