Daily Media Digest April 11, 2019

UM Today (press release)
“By 2031, an estimated one in four Canadians will be aged 65 or older. … the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s Canadian Longitudinal Study …”
TAGS: healthy aging, Research, funding


National Post
“My research team from Simon Fraser University’s Gerontology Research Centre is collaborating with HSABC and Providence Health Care to explore …”
TAGS: aging, homelessness, health


“That led Fenster on a four year quest to develop 3D ultrasound technology with the help of others at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine …”
TAGS: medical technology, ultrasound, radiation treatment, cancer


“Kingston Health Sciences Centre has been utilizing the Da Vinci since the end of 2018 for cases of colon and prostate cancer, as well as other similar …”
TAGS: robotic surgery, cancer patients, medical technology


“… a family practice anaesthetist (FPA) in Collingwood, Ont., and program director for the FPA training program at McMaster University’s medical school …”
TAGS: family practice anesthetists, health care, Nova Scotia


Drug & Alcohol Testing Association of Canada (DATAC) (blog)
“Winners of Phase 1 include Alberta Health Services, Brave Technology Coop, New Leaf Outreach Society, Team Surrey (including Fraser Health, …”
TAGS: MaRS, opioid crisis, Opioid Data Challenge


“She is also a member of the board of directors for the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science. She reveals the behind-the-curtain work that …”
TAGS: diagnosis, Super Awesome Science Show