Daily Media Digest February 21, 2019

“University of Saskatchewan researchers have created assassin antibody which cling to colorectal cancer cells and destroy them.”
TAGS: cancer, treatment, antibodies


“… brave men and women who risk their own safety and well-being to keep Canadians safe,” said Canada’s Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor.”
TAGS: post-traumatic stress, treatment, access to care


CTV News
“Research aimed at closing health care gaps for indigenous community … Medical clinic room … her team is working on a study to improve equity in the health care system. … The research group just recently received a funding grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to build on the health …”
TAGS: Indigenous, health care, equity


“Large number of Manitoba mothers of kids born with FAS aren’t getting … no prenatal care, according to a new study from the University of Manitoba.”
TAGS: fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, prenatal care, pregnancy


McGill Reporter
“This year, a new test for endometrial and ovarian cancers has been chosen by readers with almost a third of all votes cast in the 2018 Discovery of the Year contest.”
TAGS: women’s health, cancer screening, endometrial cancer, ovarian cancer


The Globe and Mail
“Tim Stockwell, director with the University of Victoria’s Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research, said the federal government earned a 38 per …”
TAGS: alcohol consumption, health impacts, policies


“… at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. She’s currently working on a study to find better treatments for a serious condition called atrial fibrillation.”
TAGS: cardio workout, heart disease, exercise


The Hill Times
“And yet, at no time before has there been so much promise for new and innovative therapies—many of which will provide treatments for these same diseases and drive down the costs of health care in this country. The next generation will deliver on this promise.”
TAGS: regenerative medicine, Training


University Affairs
“University of British Columbia president Santa Ono and University of Saskatchewan president Peter Stoicheff tweeted their support of the charter, …”
TAGS: Athena SWAN, EDI, Kirsty Duncan