Daily Media Digest April 29, 2019

CTV News
“Dr. Robert E. Turcotte is the orthopedic surgeon at the McGill University Health Centre who believes that for some patients, the implant offers a way to …”
TAGS: prosthetics, treatment


The London Free Press
“… study in Canada, doctors at London Health Sciences Centre’s Victoria … Victoria Hospital and researcher with the Lawson Health Research Institute, …”
TAGS: delirium, surgery, patients


National Post
“Gail Jardine says it’s a bit like changing the channels on a television. Never has wielding a remote control, however, been so life altering. Jardine is …”
TAGS: Parkinson’s disease, treatment, electrical stimulation


McGill Reporter
“… Dr. Nada Jabado, a pediatric research scientist and hematologist-oncologist, discovered a rare genetic mutation in a pair of patients who are brother and sister”
TAGS: pediatric health, genetic mutation, immunotherapy


CTV News
“Says Lawson Scientist Dr. Kathy Nixon Speechley. … from a new joint study between Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University.”
TAGS: epilepsy, children, family, mental health


“A group of researchers is sounding the alarm over the Ontario government’s planned changes to alcohol policy …”
TAGS: alcohol, Ontario, harm reduction


The Hill Times
“Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor said, in an emailed Q&A, that her government is committed to dementia as a public health issue, which is why it …”
TAGS: Dementia, research, funding


“Added up, it was a challenging week for Nova Scotia’s health-care system. … in health policy and has written a book about the province’s health-care system. … senior director of medical affairs for the Nova Scotia Health Authority.”
TAGS: health care


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health. “Optimal health relies on sex and gender sensitive evidence and analysis, especially in regulating drugs …”
TAGS: women’s health, health products, Ginette Petitpas Taylor