Daily Media Digest August 13, 2019

EurekAlert (press release)
“Researchers have discovered how our choice of diet can weaken our gut immune system and lead to the development of diabetes.”
TAGS: diabetes, diet, University Health Network


McGill Reporter (blog)
“Mr. Miller made the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health. Co-team leads Nahum Sonenberg, …”
TAGS: breast cancer, research funding, McGill University


Carleton Newsroom (press release)
“Carleton University researchers Richard Amos and a team led by Marina Milyavskaya have received approximately $204,000 in combined funding …”
TAGS: environment, healthy behaviour, Carleton University


The GrowthOp
“Are there potential health benefits to consuming hemp and cannabis seeds? …. Timothy Lau, a registered dietitian with the Vancouver Coastal Health …”
TAGS: cannabis, hemp seeds, nutrition, Vancouver Coastal Health


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Data show Tecentriq in combination with carboplatin and etoposide helped patients with extensive-stage small cell lung cancer live longer, with a 30% reduction in the risk of death”
TAGS: lung cancer, treatment, Health Canada approval, Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.


“A separate study published last year in the journal BMJ Global Health put the number … Canadians learn the story of insulin at their parents’ knees. …. Instead, Best stayed at U of T building the medical research department that still …”
TAGS: insulin tourism, diabetes, drug pricing