Daily Media Digest December 5, 2018

“A study at the University of Manitoba is testing whether the purple pigment in certain fruits prevents — or even reverses — disease. “We think that the …”
TAGS: superfoods, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, diet, health


Times Colonist
“Alain Ptito, a brain trauma expert at McGill University’s Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, said it is impossible to make the sport safe.”
TAGS: boxing, sports medicine, head trauma


“Marie Academic Medical Association have partnered together to facilitate the establishment and development of a local research program. Members …”
TAGS: Health Research, northern and rural, Innovation


“Prof wants to eliminate barriers to health care for black community … She said Canada’s Indigenous communities also face barriers in accessing …”
TAGS: health care, access, HIV treatment, black communities


UCalgary News
“A team of more than 55 judges made up of faculty and staff from the University of Calgary had the difficult task of determining the best submissions.”
TAGS: undergraduate students, research, innovation


The Globe and Mail
“… change] took a lot of us by surprise,” said Nancy Durand, a gynecologist at Toronto’s Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. “It’s a living experiment.”.”
TAGS: HPV, vaccinations, Québec


“Government and the IWK Health Centre announced plans today, Dec. 4, to double the size of the emergency department and replace an aging MRI …”
TAGS: health care, infrastructure