Daily media digest August 29, 2017

Montreal Gazette
“of the McGill University Health Centre is suing the government for $330 million for what … Building the CHUM’s research institute ended up costing $85 million more than projected, bringing that project’s price tag to $555.4 million.”
TAGS: superhospital, Quebec


“who thought they were allergic,” said Dr. Jerome Leis, medical director of infection prevention and control at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.”
TAGS: penicillin, allergy, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre


CTV News
“… Sophie Grigoriadis, the study’s lead author and the head of the Women’s Mood and Anxiety Clinic at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto.”
TAGS: suicide, pregnant women


“Biogen (NASDAQ: BIIB) today announced results from a recently conducted analysis of the long-term extension (LTE) of its ongoing Phase 1b study of …”
TAGS: Alzheimer’s, clinical trial


University Affairs
“The report, requested by Science Minister Kirsty Duncan in June 2016, was drawn up by a panel led by former University of Toronto president David …”
TAGS: Naylor report, Kirsty Duncan, fundamental science review


London Free Press
“Western University doctor endorses juvenile arthritis drug … Biostatistics at the University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine, London.”
TAGS: juvenile arthritis, Western University


“Jane Philpott, the former health minister, becomes minister of Indigenous services, responsible for providing services for non-self-governing …”
TAGS: Indigenous affairs, Jane Philphott


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“… says Dr. Pierre Frémont, Chair of the CCC and professor at the department of rehabilitation in sports medicine general practice at Université Laval.”
TAGS: concussion, Universite Laval


The Globe and Mail
“More research is needed, however, to determine whether and to what … sleep and potentially improve health, including cognitive function,” Knutson, …”
TAGS: Research, sleep, breathing problems


EurekAlert (press release)
“Women living in urban centres of more than 100 000 people or small … the University of Toronto, Women’s College Hospital and Research Institute, …”
TAGS: maternal health, suicide, mental health


Markets Insider
“In 2012, investigators at the Montreal Heart Institute led by Professors Jean-Claude Tardif and Marie-Pierre Dubé found a significant association …”
TAGS: clinical trial, cardiovascular,


Morocco World News
“During the competition, the Moroccan representatives won five gold medals and three awards in the categories of health, innovation, and technology.”
TAGS: health innovation, technology


National Post
““The consequences have been clear: lives lost, families destroyed and harm reduction and healthcare worker burnout,” they write. An emergency …”
TAGS: opioid crisis, Ontario,


Huffington Post Canada
“Is the health-care system in Canada about to collapse? I think there’s a very good chance that it will, and I’m willing to make a prediction as to when we …”
TAGS: healthcare, Canada


Montreal Gazette
“Prisoners get better health care than seniors: Coalition Avenir Québec. Philip Authier, Montreal Gazette More from Philip Authier, Montreal Gazette.”
TAGS: senior care, Quebec


CTV News
“Canada’s next food guide opens up industry battle over beef and butter … researchers at the Population Health Research Institute (PHRI) at McMaster University …”
TAGS: study, fat consumption