Daily Media Digest December 3, 2018

“It’s fitting that one of the first experiments to be conducted by Canada’s first astronaut in space since 2013 — will be a research project designed by a …”
TAGS: medical research, space


Burnaby Now
“Science Minister Kirsty Duncan says she’s thrilled with Nemer’s first year but Nemer cannot be the only person to help the whole government include …”
TAGS: Mona Nemer, Chief Science Advisor, science


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, said, “Our universities have been developing Canada’s expertise in artificial …”
TAGS: artificial intelligence, research chairs


National Post
“Philippe Lucas, Tilray’s vice-president of global patient research and access, says the study will start in Sarnia, Ont., and eventually expand to more …”
TAGS: medicinal marijuana, cannabis, medical research, seniors


CTV News
“Researchers from the McGill University Health Centre and a Montreal health … published earlier this week in the Journal of Medical Internet Research.”
TAGS: HIV, mobile app, self-testing, technology


The Globe and Mail
“Since there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, he says, it’s important to focus on minimizing risk factors. He believes domestic …”
TAGS: Dementia, domestic violence, patients, caregivers


“According to the latest numbers from Alberta Health Services, 31 per cent of people entering addictions treatment in the 2017-2018 fiscal year …”
TAGS: addiction, crystal meth, treatment


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Today, to recognize World AIDS Day, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, officially endorsed the Undetectable …”
TAGS: World AIDS Day, stigma, Ginette Petitpas Taylor, U=U campaign