Daily Media Digest August 24, 2018

The London Free Press
“A team of international researchers, led by Western University medical school professor Dr. Michael Strong, has been given a $2.5-million donation …”
TAGS: research funding, ALS, Western University, Dr. Michael Strong


“The Western University student was diagnosed with colitis seven years ago – a condition that has had a negative impact on his physical health and …”
TAGS: Scholarships, Crohn’s and Colitis Canada, Western University


“… steps to open more long-term care beds for alternate level of care patients, to relieve pressure on the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre …”
TAGS: healthcare, provincial meetings, Thunder Bay


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“MONTREAL, Aug. 22, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, recently announced the winners of the …”
TAGS: Centres of Excellence for Commercialization and Research, McMaster University, medical technology


The Globe and Mail
“Ms. Pisano was brought on in May to serve as ringmaster for the teams of researchers and students who will be shifting from their traditional bases of …”
TAGS: Research, artificial intelligence, Montreal, Dr. Yoshua Bengio


The London Free Press
“In 2016, the government published a report acknowledging that, yes, there is a lack of solid research on marijuana and how it might affect our health, …”
TAGS: cannabis research


The Globe and Mail
“Men have been largely neglected in terms of research, diagnosis and … Assisted reproductive technology is often not covered by health insurance.”
TAGS: infertility, research


“The recent loss of jobs at Diabetes Canada offices across the country is the unfortunate reality of health charities fighting to stay financially viable, the …”
TAGS: health charities, Diabetes Canada


“Diabetes Canada held a health fair in Regina’s North Central community Wednesday. The barbeque was meant to help people assess health risks …”
TAGS: Diabetes Canada, risks, prevention, diabetes


“MSFHR’s Reach Program is designed to facilitate the uptake of health research evidence to inform and/or improve further research, practice and policy-making.”
TAGS: MSFHR Reach Competition, health research