Daily Media Digest August 12, 2019

CTV News
“Researchers at McGill University’s Montreal Neurological Institute are working to study the effectiveness of training budding brain surgeons with virtual …”
TAGS: virtual reality, neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Institute


Technology Networks
“… at Western University in Canada. “It seems counterintuitive that these bacteria, that spend an awful lot of effort trying to hide from the immune system, …”
TAGS: antigens, immune system, Western University


Folio – University of Alberta
“… which can take anywhere from six months to a year after the initial referral,” said François Bolduc, a pediatric neurologist at the U of A who is leading …”
TAGS: artificial intelligence, neurodevelopmental disability, University of Calgary, York University


“What does scientific discourse have to do with artistic expression? For a research team at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, the answer is …”
TAGS: art, research, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre


The Globe and Mail
“Mr. Besaw, a drug-checking technician with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH), scans the substance, analyzing the lines that appear on his monitor.”
TAGS: opioid crisis, fentanyl, overdose


“Research with almost 500,000 women in Alberta, Canada, reveals … are hospitalised or seek medical attention for fainting, the health-care costs of …”
TAGS: pregnancy, fainting


The Post Millennial
“As Dr. Kieran Moore, the principal investigator with the Canadian Institute of Health Research-funded Canadian Lyme Disease Research Network, …”
TAGS: Lyme disease, ticks