Daily Media Digest August 8, 2018

Markets Insider
“”Funding research is at the very core of our mission to find cures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis,” says Mina Mawani, President and CEO of … “
TAGS: Crohn’s and Colitis Canada, Crohn’s disease, Mina Mawani, researchers, award


The Globe and Mail
“… executive vice-president for education at Toronto’s University Health Network (UHN), which is currently hosting 50 fellows and 36 residents from the …”
TAGS: Teaching hospitals, Saudi Arabia recalls students, University Health Network


Technology Networks (blog)
“We spoke with leaders of DiscGenics, CCRR, and GE Healthcare Life … (matched funding) from GE Healthcare and the Government of Canada, via … “
TAGS: back pain, chronic pain, GE Healthcare


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Liberty Health Sciences Doubles Cultivation Capacity With Expansion of Liberty Health Sciences 360º Innovation Campus …”
TAGS: pharmaceutical grade cannabis, Liberty Health Sciences Inc.


Edmonton Journal
““This medication is an important tool,” Alberta Health said in an emailed statement. “Because treatment with rifapentine is shorter than other treatments …”
TAGS: tuberculosis, treatment, Albert Health Services, drug


“Health-care experts have said the numbers on bedsores are seriously underreported — and recent figures illustrate how little is known about the size …”
TAGS: bedsores, hospitals, healthcare, Nova Scotia


BetaKit-20 hours ago
“The Canadian government announced that it is investing a total of $79.8 million into five health research hubs through the Centres of Excellence for …”
TAGS: Canadian Government, invests in Health Research


Canadian Occupational Safety-20 hours ago
“The economic burden of mental illness in Canada is estimated to be $51 billion per … to be effective through scientific research for a wide range of mental health …”
TAGS: mental health, in the workplace,