Daily Media Digest February 28, 2019

The Globe and Mail
“… vice-president of research and chief innovation officer at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS), a consortium of five hospitals and five centres offering a …”
TAGS: technology, wearable technologies, hearing loss


McGill Reporter
“… on January 19, 2013 to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Montreal Children’s Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre (MCH-MUHC).”
TAGS: paediatric, brain disorder, Research, international collaboration


“Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan are looking at whether service dogs can help children with cerebral palsy with their walking and …”
TAGS: service dogs, children, cerebral palsy


“A recent study by researchers at London’s Lawson Health Research Institute is shedding light on what they say are the common misconceptions …”
TAGS: cervical cancer, screening, diagnosis


The Conversation CA
“There are currently only two national advocacy groups in Canada, CORD (Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders) and RDF (Rare Disease …”
TAGS: rare diseases, patients, #rarediseaseday2019


National Post
“A recent study found that fewer than 1% of Ontario adults with an alcohol use disorder is ever prescribed a drug that can help them drink less, and less often”
TAGS: alcohol abuse, treatment, harm reduction


The London Free Press
“A new study by Western University researchers suggests there’s a reciprocal connection between obesity and reduced self-control, rather than one …”
TAGS: obesity, self-control, healthy habits


National Post
“Authors: Cristina Sanza, Concordia Science Journalism Project Team Manager, Concordia University; Brittney Borowiec, PhD Candidate in Biology, …”
TAGS: science, journalism