Daily media digest August 23, 2017

McGill Newsroom
“By Tom Ulrich from the Broad Institute … Hospital and in the Cancer Research Program of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre.”
TAGS: McGill University Centre (RI-MUHC), breast cancer


Business in Vancouver
“Made-in-B.C. biotech gets royal treatment. Prince Harry among those to give the thumbs up to Richmond-based BioLytical Labs new HIV test. By Tyler …”
TAGS: biotechnology, HIV/AIDS


EurekAlert (press release)
“This clinical trial is reinforced by an in-depth exploration of the accumulation of beta-amyloid in the retina of Alzheimer’s patients versus matched …”
TAGS: Alzheimer’s, clinical trials


“It has been six weeks since Vancouver Coastal Health launched an online program for drug users to report overdose-causing drugs, but so far the …”
TAGS: Vancouver Coast Health, drugs, overdose prevention


“Federal, provincial and territorial Ministers of Health have agreed to a … Governments commit to continue collaborating on health innovation and …”
TAGS: health innovation, mental health


Edmonton Sun
“Alberta Health Services says it has received several reports of a creepy new scam in which a man claiming to be from a medical imaging clinic has …”
TAGS: Alberta Health Services, breast exam