Daily media digest August 16, 2017

“However, health care professionals at St. Joseph’s Hospital have … said Heather Chalmers, the Canadian general manager of GE Healthcare, the …”
TAGS: GE Healthcare, breast imagining, mamogram


McGill Newsroom
” Disease at the Douglas Mental Health Research Centre of McGill University. … The researchers found that those with the most difficulty in identifying … Cognition and Alzheimer’s disease of the Douglas Institute and one of the …”
TAGS: memory, odour, Alzheimer’s


MetroNews Canada
“The University of Ottawa Heart Institute is missing its target wait times for cardiac surgeries and procedures more often than other hospitals in the …”
TAGS: University of Ottawa Heart Institute, capacity, wait times


Ottawa Sun
“The Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital, a Catholic institution, is applauding The Ottawa Hospital’s decision to create a “regional care coordination service” for …”
TAGS: The Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital, assisted death


GlobeNewswire (press release)
“The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will be at Laurentian University to announce funding support for universities and researchers …”
TAGS: Innovation, government investment, medical technologies, Kirsty Duncan


“Five U of G projects will receive funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), it was announced by Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan in …”
TAGS: government investment, Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI),


The Globe and Mail
“Researchers examined health survey data on more than 333,000 U.S. adults, following them for an average of about eight years to see how their …”
TAGS: moderate drinking, health study,


Financial Post
“How much do you spend on health care every year? Trick question, right? This is Canada. Apart from hours lost in waiting rooms and the emergency ..”
TAGS: healthcare, Canada, wiat times, insurance costs,


Huffington Post Canada
“Their focus dealt with two very common diseases, obesity and diabetes. Their use of gene editing was far less controversial and based on the results, …”
TAGS: gene editing, obesity, diabetes, research study


UCalgary News
“By Laura Herperger, Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute … Dickinson received a grant from the Public Health Agency of Canada through the office of …”
TAGS: thyroid cancer, University of Calgary


“Health Canada approved gabapentin to treat epilepsy that isn’t controlled by conventional therapy, and … He called for more research to guide physicians.”
TAGS: prescription drugs, not affective, gabapentin