Daily media digest August 9, 2017

Ottawa Citizen
“The Ottawa researchers, including scientists from The Ottawa Hospital, the University of Ottawa, the University of Ottawa Heart Institute and Carleton …”
TAGS: heart disease, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, protein CT-1


Canada NewsWire (press release)
” 2017, with each student sharing heartfelt stories of courage and determination,” said Mina Mawani, President and CEO, Crohn’s and Colitis Canada.”
TAGS: IBD, Chron’s and Colitis, Mina Mawani


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“The Uncomplicated Family is an award-winning health innovation company that builds powerful collaboration technologies, collectively called …”
TAGS: health Innovation, panacea gaming platform


Digital Journal
“Baycrest is home to the federally and provincially-funded Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation, a solution accelerator focused on driving …”
TAGS: Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, GE Healthcare, technology, Cardigm


St. Albert Gazette
“Joanna Oda, medical officer of health with Alberta Health Services in the Edmonton zone says fentanyl is the leading drug for opioid-related deaths.”
TAGS: opioid, Alberta Health Services


Toronto Star
“A new study from Holland Bloorview and SickKids has found there’s a stronger genetic link in cases of hemiplegic cerebral palsy, the most common …”
TAGS: sickkids, cerbral palsy, genetic testing


McGill Newsroom
“The discovery of a new biological pathway involved in pain processing … the Louise and Alan Edwards Foundation and the Canadian Pain Society.”
TAGS: McGill University Centre (RI-MUHC), pain, new treatment


““Education is needed to discuss this epidemic,” added Neuropsychiatrist Dr. Chanth Seyone, Assistant Professor, UHN – Toronto Western Hospital and …”
TAGS: concussion, University Health Network


CTV News
“Doctors are sounding the alarm about the chronic shortage of physicians and health-care services in northern Ontario. After a Health Quality Ontario …”
TAGS: chronic healthcare shortage, Ontario, Northern communities


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“With traditional blood glucose monitoring systems, people with diabetes have to stick their finger a number of times throughout the day1,2 to test their …”
TAGS: diabetes, FreeStyle, new glucose-sensing technology


EurekAlert (press release
“Dr. Heyu Ni is a basic scientist in the Keenan Research Centre for … This study received funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the …”
TAGS: Fertility, science, immunology