Daily media digest August 21, 2017

“As construction on Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre’s (RVH) Advanced … Previously he practiced at Toronto’s University Health Network and …”
TAGS: RVH, Dr. Kotowycz, interventional cardiologist


Targeted Oncology
“.. Adant, a member of the research team from the CHU de Québec–Université Laval Research Center in Quebec City, Canada, said in a statement.”
TAGS: Oncology, PRRT, cancer therapy, Universite Laval


Edmonton Journal
“Alberta Health Services says it has now built up a “good supply” of injectable sodium bicarbonate, although restrictions on using the life-saving drug …”
TAGS: Alberta Health Services, sodium bicarbonate


EurekAlert (press release)
“Researchers from Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, and University College London, London, United Kingdom, conducted the study.”
TAGS: Study, Dalhousie University, frailty, sedentary behaviour


CTV News
“(Vitamin D) is beneficial to a woman just for maintaining her own health,” Dr. Fraser said, adding that he hopes more research into vitamin D and …”
TAGS: research study, vitamin D, pregnancy


London Free Press
“Reid has submitted recommendations he’s hoping will get Health Canada’s … Microbiome and Probiotic Research at the Lawson Health Research …”
TAGS: Health Research, Canada Food Guide, probiotics, fermented foods, science


Markets Insider
“Top of the agenda is Canada’s opioid crisis, medical aid in dying, innovation in health care and medical professionalism. Federal Minister of Health …”
TAGS: healthcare, opiod crisis, assisted death, innovation in healthcare


“Meanwhile, the Indigenous Health Working Group is working to help inform the new amalgamated health region about how to best address the needs …”
TAGS: health region, Indigenous health, Saskatchewan


The Globe and Mail
“Without all the details related to his health status – including whether he was on … Last month, the global medical and scientific community at the forefront of HIV research … your HIV status to sexual partners is considered a crime in Canada.”
TAGS: HIV, Dr. Julio Montaner


The Conversation CA
“My husband, who is the Director of the Counselling Services at the University of New Brunswick, noted that many students came to counselling …”
TAGS: Research, psychological trauma, suicide, mental health