Daily Media Digest February 11, 2019

UCalgary News
“The microbiome has an impact on every organ in the body. It is associated with every chronic disease that affects humans. For the past few years, …”
TAGS: Health Research, preventive and therapeutic approaches, cross-disciplinary investigation , ,


The Globe and Mail
“Dr. Young says he is optimistic the new research network, which involves the University of Toronto, the Centre for Addiction and “
TAGS: biological causes , depression, research network, treatment


The London Free Press
““It’s under-diagnosed and often untreated,” said psychiatrist Akshya Vasudev, an associate scientist at Lawson Health Research Institute — the …”
TAGS: PTSD treatment, research funding, mental health and resiliency, breath-focused yoga


The Globe and Mail
“… a clinical researcher with the BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU), medical director of the addiction program at Providence Health Care and an …”
TAGS: opioid medication , opioid addiction, stable care, quality of life


“John Rossong, mental health and addictions manager for community home supports and outreach with Nova Scotia Health Authority, welcomed the …”
TAGS: mental health and youth, community resources, addiction staff, outreach programs


“Marg Turner has Parkinson’s disease and suffers from freezing gait. … Paquette has been awarded a grant from Parkinson Canada for her project.”
TAGS: Parkinson disease , research and innovation , mobility challenges


The Sarnia Journal
“Marilyn Gladu has won a national award for her work in improving palliative care. The MP for Sarnia-Lambton was named this year’s winner of the …”
TAGS: Marilyn Gladu , palliative care improvements, award, recognition


“Marc-André Gagnon, a Carleton University associate professor of public policy, says there are signs the pharmaceutical industry is worried about …”
TAGS: drug prices , protection, drug price reform, ,


Cape Breton Post
“… for an Indigenous-centred philosophy, to be recognized by Public Health of … commitment and innovation in improving the health of Nova Scotians.”
TAGS: champion for health, healthy eating, nutrition , education


CTV News
“Demand for flu shot up this year, Toronto Public Health says … Alberta Health Services says nearly one million people have been immunized against …”
TAGS: flu season, influenza vaccine, flu wave,