Daily Media Digest February 6, 2019

McGill Newsroom
“The introduction of the whole-body 7T MRI to The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital) of McGill University will give researchers an …”
TAGS: neurological disease , human nervous system, advancement , research and innovation


McGill Newsroom
“Major federal and provincial investments in genomics research were … Celia Greenwood, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research; Karim Oualkacha, … Eric Lécuyer, Institut de recherche clinique de Montréal (IRCM); Mathieu”
TAGS: research funding, genomics research , human genome , innovation and advancement ,


“… with Parkinson’s disease will benefit from this life-changing surgery,” said Dr. Gary Redekop, head of neurosurgery with Vancouver Coastal Health.”
TAGS: Parkinson’s disease treatment , access to treatment , increased treatment access , quality of life , life improvement ,


“Bob Bell, also a former cancer surgeon and former president and CEO of the University Health Network, says he is very concerned about draft …”
TAGS: policy and healthcare, healthcare system , quality care ,


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“… concerns raised by tobacco control groups were echoed by some parliamentarians (including Conservative Senator Judith Seidman, NDP health …”
TAGS: vaping and youth , nicotine vaping products, vaping nicotine products, regulation


Chatham Daily News
“Hundreds of Western University students showed their support for fellow student and Chatham native Jocelyn McGlynn, who is battling leukemia, …”
TAGS: leukemia , stem cell transplant, cancer support , stem cell drive