Daily Media Digest August 29, 2018

“As the director of the University of Calgary’s Running Injury Clinic, Reed Ferber noticed something way back in 2009. “Runners were using wearable …”
TAGS: wearable technologies, healthcare, students


McGill Newsroom
“The study, led by researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) and published in the Proceedings of the National …”
TAGS: obesity research, Montreal Neurological Institute


CTV News
“… technology, said Christine Bone, cataloguing librarian at the University of Manitoba, whose research focuses on Indigenous subject headings.”
TAGS: Indigenous, universities and colleges, Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Report


University Affairs
“It’s official: McMaster University ranks as one of the top teaching universities in the world. The university in Hamilton, Ontario, is this year’s winner of the …”
TAGS: teaching excellence, international award


Toronto Star
“MacKillop is director of the Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Medicinal Cannabis Research, a collaborative project between McMaster University and …”
TAGS: cannabis legalization, research


UCalgary News
“Meghan McDonough hopes to turn her research into practical applications to help older adults be more physically active. Faculty of Kinesiology photo.”
TAGS: older adults, physical activity, social supports


“The goal of the not-for-profit centre is to help bridge the gap between mainstream healthcare and First Nations health centres. The centre helps in a …”
TAGS: Indigenous, cancer


“There has been a big reduction in wait times for the treatment of opioid addiction, according to the Nova Scotia Health Authority,. A year ago, people in …”
TAGS: opioid treatment, wait times