Daily Media Digest December 6, 2018

Canada NewsWire (press release)
“That’s why today, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced new funding to transform the way government supports research. “
TAGS: research, innovation, New Frontiers in Research Fund, Kirsty Duncan, Ted Hewitt, CRCC


The Globe and Mail
“Cate Murray, executive director of the Stem Cell Network, was among those who said that by abandoning the network model, the government may be …”
TAGS: Networks of Centres of Excellence, federal funding


“The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) has highlighted the importance of nursing informatics competencies, noting they are “essential for nurses in …”
TAGS: Nursing, digital health, technology, health care


“Researchers at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton and McMaster University have identified the best clinical treatment options for diarrhea. A study that …”
TAGS: paediatric medicines, children, treatment, diarrhea


Simon Fraser University News
“By Diane Luckow. Innovative and sometimes unconventional research has catapulted SFU health sciences professors Kelley Lee and Angela Kaida …”
TAGS: women in science, Global health


“A $2-million endowment to Health Sciences Centre’s burn unit will allow the hospital to hire a researcher dedicated to using stem cells to develop …”
TAGS: burn care, research, stem cell therapy


The Globe and Mail
“Anita Koushik, a researcher at the environmental epidemiology and population health research group at the Centre de recherche du CHUM in …”
TAGS: talc, health risks, Health Canada, ovarian cancer


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Today, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, tabled in Parliament a Framework on Palliative Care in Canada. The Framework will …”
TAGS: palliative care, Ginette Petitpas Taylor