Daily Media Digest January 18, 2019

“An expert panel has released a report outlining the best ways to tackle the growing incidence of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia…”
TAGS: Dementia, National Dementia Strategy


The Gazette • Western University’s Newspaper
“Two Western University students were among four Canadians to attend the Amgen Scholars Asia Program, a 10-week international scientific research …”
TAGS: students, international research, science, biotechnology


Queen’s Journal
“Before the Bell Let’s Talk campaign hits on Jan. 30, its Mental Health and Anti-Stigma Research Chair—and Queen’s professor—Heather Stuart joined the Order of Canada.”
TAGS: Order of Canada, mental health, stigma


Times Colonist
“Also in the Comox Valley, the Providence Residential and Community Care Society — an entity formed by Providence Health Care — will take …”
TAGS: senior care, long-term care, dementia patients


“UBC scientists have made a breakthrough in cardiovascular research that could have major impacts in the lives of people with diseases like diabetes.”
TAGS: cardiovascular research, blood vessel organoids


Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)
“Public and patient engagement (PPE) in health care, policy and research is increasingly seen as a key strategy to drive health system transformation, and ultimately, better health outcomes. “
TAGS: public and patient engagement, funding agencies