Daily Media Digest February 25, 2019

“… is a “very efficient way to get the drug into your bloodstream,” said Dr. Robert Mann, a senior scientist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.”
TAGS: cannabis research , cannabis intoxication , human body’s reaction to cannabis , impairment


UM Today (press release)
“… enzymes that avibactam is active against,” said lead author Brian Mark, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology, University of Manitoba. The US …”
TAGS: antimicrobial-resistance gene, enzyme research , antibiotic resistance ,


The Western Star
“It means a vast collection of considerations for Bowmer, as he moves from the role of president-elect into the president’s chair at the Royal College of …”
TAGS: doctor-patient relationship , holistic healthcare , quality care


Technology Networks
“…found that lower neighbourhood-level income and educational attainment was associated with an increased likelihood of reaching key physical disability milestones…”
TAGS: multiple sclerosis research , healthcare access , socioeconomic status , disability progression


“… at either Mount Sinai Hospital or the University Health Network (UHN) — along with all faculty affiliated with the Banting and Best Diabetes Centre.”
TAGS: medical research, funding , research support ,


“There are two more cases of confirmed measles in the Lower Mainland, according to the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority. The health authority …”
TAGS: measles outbreak , immunization , disease spread, MMR,


Yahoo News Canada (blog)
“… according to Alberta Health Services. During the 2017-18 flu season, there were 9,069 confirmed cases provincewide, including 3,047 people sent …”
TAGS: influenza, flu season, severity , ,