Daily Media Digest August 1, 2019

Lethbridge News Now
“CALGARY, AB – The University of Calgary received a $713,000 grant from the federal government this week to help indigenous communities across …”
TAGS: opioid treatment , Indigenous health


The Journal Pioneer
“… cure the Island of hepatitis C,” said Stéphane Lassignardie, general manager, AbbVie Canada. “Achieving elimination by 2025 is truly outstanding.”
TAGS: hepatitis C, HCV, curative treatment,


CTV News
“‘Rapid increase’ in colorectal cancers among young Canadians, study finds … The paper concludes that more research is needed to decide whether screening … The Canadian Preventative Task Force on Preventative Health Care …”
TAGS: colorectal cancer , rate increase ,


“… for Metabolism, Obesity and Diabetes Research at McMaster University. … in the school of kinesiology and health sciences at York University.”
TAGS: measures of health , BMI


Ottawa Business Journal
“An Ottawa tech firm is putting its unique DNA testing capabilities towards detecting early indicators of Alzheimer’s disease. Spartan Bioscience …”
TAGS: Alzheimer’s disease, early detection , pre-screening