Daily Media Digest August 23, 2019

Technology Networks
“… even though they didn’t show any symptoms of memory problems, according to findings published in a joint Baycrest-University of Oxford study.”
TAGS: Alzheimer disease research , memory loss, aging and brain health


The Post Millennial
“Alberta Health Services (AHS) have released a public notice which explains that healthcare personnel are beginning to see more cases of opioid …”
TAGS: opioid crisis, Benzodiazepines, naloxone


Montreal Gazette
“Health Canada announces $1.4 million to research chronic fatigue syndrome … develop a national research network to study myalgic encephalomyelitis, … that myalgic encephalomyelitis is probably the medical mystery of the 21st …”
TAGS: chronic fatigue syndrome, myalgic encephalomyelitis, national research network


UM Today (press release)
“His exposure to the world of microbiology and infectious diseases through popular culture isn’t uncommon for students in the field, said Dr. Keith Fowke, head, medical microbiology/ infectious diseases (MMID). Pop culture has a huge effect, he said.”
TAGS: infectious disease, HIV , young researchers


CTV News
““This is an important step in the right direction,” said Dr. Salim Yusuf of McMaster University in Canada, who leads another polypillstudy expected to …”
TAGS: heart health, stroke, preventative treatment


CTV News
“The Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders said it shares MacLeod’s concern, adding that while everyone wants to have access to medications at …”
TAGS: Healthcare access, drug costs, innovation in healthcare


“A group of experts on population health convened by the Alzheimer Society of Canada in 2015 estimated that nearly one million Canadians will have …”
TAGS: Alzheimer’s Disease, research and innovation, acetylcholine