Daily media digest August 24, 2017

The Conversation CA
“Indigenous research participants described a connection to the land as fundamental to their physical, social, psychological and spiritual health.”
TAGS: Indigenous health,


“Dr. Mark Lysyshyn is the Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) lead on harm reduction and substance use. He told the Straight that authorities have …”
TAGS: fentanyl, opiod crisis


MetroNews Canada
“In 2001, Donald MacPherson developed the City of Vancouver’s Four … and Dr. Patricia Daly, chief medical officer for Vancouver Coastal Health, and …”
TAGS: drug policy, Canada


Medical Xpress
“At the grant announcement last week, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science shared a similar sentiment. “Our scientists need the best …”
TAGS: brain activity, blood flow, neuroscience lab


CP24 Toronto’s Breaking News
“A group of researchers from Brock University are sounding the alarm about a predicted influx of West Nile cases in Ontario this summer.”
TAGS: researchers, west nile virus


CTV News
“UTRECHT, Netherlands — Els van der Heijden, who has cystic fibrosis, was finding it ever harder to breathe as her lungs filled with thick, sticky mucus.”
TAGS: cystic fibrosis, mini organs


“Researchers harness human urine to make products in space … Blenner’s research, in partnership with NASA, has found ways to combine a specific … are sold as nutritional supplements and contribute to heart, eye and brain health.”
TAGS: researchers, human urine, space


Markets Insider
“QUÉBEC CITY, Aug. 23, 2017 /CNW/ – The 150th annual meeting of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) ended with physicians vowing to …”
TAGS: Innovation, health


“The study, commissioned by Veterans Affairs Canada through the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research, found nine positive …”
TAGS: vets, service dogs


EurekAlert (press release)
“This study received funding from the Defence Research & Development Canada, the Canadian Institutes of Military and Veterans Health and a …”
TAGS: study, brains of athletes


Medical Xpress
” a new study conducted by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) has found.”
TAGS: CAMH, ICES, study, antipsychotics


McGill Newsroom
“Scientists from the Douglas Mental Health University Institute’s Translational Neuroimaging Laboratory at McGill used artificial intelligence techniques …”
TAGS: AI, dementia


Canada NewsWire (press release
“The biomonitoring component of the Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS) … territories, cities, researchers, students, and all Canadians through the Open …”
TAGS: health Canada, biomonitoring


Medical Xpress
“Wright’s research, recently published in the Journal of Neurotrauma, was funded by grants from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, Canada …”
TAGS: concussions diagnosis, research