Daily Media Digest August 9, 2019

“A new study from researchers with Western University, Brescia University College and Lawson Health Research Institute has found a link between …”
TAGS: depression, substance use, pregnancy, Western University, Lawson Health Research Institute


“A large international study led by McMaster researchers has found that low-risk home births are as safe as those in hospital. The study is a review and …”
TAGS: home birth, international study, McMaster University


CTV News
“Two University of Manitoba professors have received a significant grant for their research into HIV prevention. Keith Fowke and Adam Burgener were …”
TAGS: HIV/AIDS, prevention, research grant, University of Manitoba


CTV News
“The MyChart program at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto is an example of this kind of service. Patients can use the protected site to …”
TAGS: health care, technology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre


“Dr. David Gratzer, psychiatrist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental health says it’s important to do research when you’re spending money on …”
TAGS: mindfulness, mental health, CAMH


National Observer
“A coalition of science groups is pushing for candidates in the upcoming federal election to back evidence-informed policy, more transparent communication of that decision-making and more funding for scientific research.”
TAGS: Election 2019, #VoteScience


The Globe and Mail
“But BlueRock said its office in Toronto allows it to be close to its partner, the University Health Network. It works with Gordon Keller, director of the …”
TAGS: biotechnology, regenerative medicine


The Hants Journal
“The ride across Canada is an adventure Reich has been dreaming of going on for quite some time, but a journey like that takes a long time to plan and …”
TAGS: Parkinson’s disease, fundraising, Parkinson Canada


CTV News
“Lara Abramson, the general manager of the camps and youth programs for Diabetes Canada, said she was excited to have Dahlgren speak to the …”
TAGS: diabetes, children, Diabetes Canada