Daily Media Digest August 21, 2019

McGill Newsroom
“The move to single-patient rooms at the McGill University Health Centre’s (MUHC) Glen site in 2015 resulted in significantly reduced rates of …”
TAGS: infection, hospitals, patients, McGill University Health Centre


“Rebecca Henderson, a PhD candidate at Western University’s Faculty of Health Sciences, organized data from 1,656 crashes between bikes and …”
TAGS: injury, cyclists, Western University


“The team had samples of an experimental vaccine, developed by Jones and researchers in Winnipeg to treat Ebola and Marburg, with them.”
TAGS: Ebola, vaccine, research funding


UM Today (press release)
“A new study at the … Rady Faculty of Health Sciences will represent Canada in an international database that aims to help physical therapists detect abnormalities in neck movement in order to better understand causes of neck pain.”
TAGS: physiotherapy, international database, neck pain, University of Manitoba


“On Jan. 1, 1994, The Midwifery Act in Ontario was implemented. This was a historic event as Canada was, at that time, the only developed nation in the world without a system of regulated midwifery.”
TAGS: midwifery, pregnancy


“The Multiple Myeloma March is Myeloma Canada’s flagship fundraiser. Myeloma Canada, a charitable organization, is driven to improve the lives of …”
TAGS: multiple myeloma, cancer, fundraising, Myeloma Canada