Daily Media Digest August 14, 2018

CTV News
“University of Saskatchewan researchers hope a new test for concussions will provide better care for patients. The test simply looks for two key markers … “
TAGS: concussion, brain health, University of Saskatchewan, blood based biomarkers


IBD News Today
“Crohn’s and Colitis Canada has awarded $2.7 million in grants to support nine Canadian researchers studying inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). “
TAGS: IBD, grants, Crohn’s and Colitis


Markets Insider
“The Government of Canada is proud to support this important scientific research. Today the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, … “
TAGS: $378M investment, research projects, Health Research


“Fewer than five per cent of people in developed countries eat that much salt, reports the Population Health Research Institute (PHRI) at McMaster … “
TAGS: Innovation, salt, Crohn’s, new therapy, IBD


EurekAlert (press release)
“In Canada’s health system, no player is well-positioned both to make the investment in an innovative model of care and to easily claim back the …”
TAGS: funding, Innovation, heathcare, patient care


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“The medical clinics will be the first pillar of AIC Health’s model, with telehealth, medical and clinical research, and patient education expected to follow … “
TAGS: Ascent Industries corp, health medical division


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“TORONTO, Aug. 13, 2018 /CNW/ – Tour de Bleu, a 160-kilometre private cycling event hosted by the Peter Gilgan Foundation and Mattamy Homes, “
TAGS: fundraiser, Tour de Bleu, CAMH, mental health


Montreal Gazette
“Federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor unveiled the new funding as part of a $378 million for more than 400 research projects across Canada. “
TAGS: Université de Montréal, federal funding, Reseach projects