Daily Media Digest April 25, 2019

CTV News
“Canadian researchers are opening the door on what could be a new approach in rehabilitating patients unable to walk safely on their own due to Parkinson’s disease.”
TAGS: Parkinson’s disease, rehabilitation, mobility


National Post
“Funding for basic research will help: Until last year’s study out of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, many experts relied on American data …”
TAGS: fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, basic research


CTV News
“Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor provided details on the funding during a tour of the Rapid Access Addiction Clinic at St. Paul’s Hospital in …”
TAGS: opioid crisis, research, harm reduction, federal funding


The Globe and Mail
“British Columbia’s top public health officer is urging the province to … for the regional addiction program at Vancouver Coastal Health, highlighted the …”
TAGS: addiction, harm reduction, decriminalization, illicit drugs


“The Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre marks National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week to highlight the critical need for …”
TAGS: organ donation, tissue donation


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Today, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, announced the appointment of Dr. Douglas Muzyka as Chair of National Research Council Canada’s (NRC) council.”
TAGS: National Research Council, Navdeep Bains