Daily Media Digest August 15, 2018

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“The number of cases of Lyme disease in Canada has increased ten times in … a research scientist with the Public Health Agency of Canada who specializes in …”
TAGS: Lyme disease, on the rise in Canada, ticks


University Affairs
“The Canada Research Coordinating Committee gets into gear … Institutes for Health Research – as well as the deputy ministers of Health Canada, …”
TAGS: Canada Research Coordinating Committee, granting councils, CFI Innovation Fund, fundamental science review


CTV News
“Tech savvy Google Generation creating ‘health-literate patients,’ survey … Columbia and a consultant on technological innovation in health care..”
TAGS: google, health-care system, technology


The Globe and Mail
“… on parts of Canada’s health-care system, said Richard McLean, vice-president of medical affairs and quality at Hamilton Health Sciences Centre.”
TAGS: canadian hospitals, Saudi Arabia, medical graduates leaving, Hamilton Health Sciences


“The Research Trainee Program is one of MSFHR’s flagship funding opportunities. Since 2001, we’ve supported more than 1,200 Research Trainees ̶ health researchers in the training phase of their careers…”
TAGS: 33 post-doctoral fellows funded, Michael Smith Foundation, Health Research


Montreal Gazette
“Concordia University celebrated a Canadian first Monday with the launch of its Genome Foundry, a laboratory that allows researchers to break down …”
TAGS: A first in Canada, Concordia University, new laboratory, Genome Foundry, study genomes, Research


Cape Breton Post
“Neveah was airlifted to the IWK Health Centre in Halifax. “I was in denial … It was when my sister (who is a nurse) said, ‘We can deal with paralysis,’ …”
TAGS: martial arts, paralysis, health, IWK Health Centre


“I am shocked to hear how this recent CMAJ article lists research as a nonclinical career.<1> As the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons clearly … “
TAGS: clinical research, nonclinical career, research guidelines


Radiology Business
“… from radiotherapy the most,” wrote lead author Vasily Giannakeas, MPH, with the Women’s College Research Institute in Toronto, and colleagues.”
TAGS: Women’s College Research Institute, breast cancer, radiation therapy