Daily Media Digest January 28, 2019

Proactive Investors USA & Canada
“Q BioMed Inc (OTCQB:BIO) announced Friday that its technology partner Mannin Research has struck up a collaboration with McMaster University of …”
TAGS: glaucoma, treatment, research partnership


“A breakthrough in research by a University of Saskatchewan team could lead to a more effective treatment of cystic fibrosis, said Dr. Julian Tam.”
TAGS: cystic fibrosis, research, treatment


UCalgary News
“But, with more than 15 years of experience in Indigenous health research, and as the current scientific director of the Canadian Institutes of Health …”
TAGS: Indigenous, health research, Carrie Bourassa, lecture series


CTV News
“… at the University of Toronto as well as the head of the Mood Disorders Psychopharmacology Unit at Toronto’s University Health Network. “This has …”
TAGS: technology, mental health, prevention


“If you’re one of the many thousands of Nova Scotians without a family doctor, … manager of health protection with the Nova Scotia Health Authority, …”
TAGS: immunization, children


CTV News
“… Jody Wilson-Raybould to Veterans Affairs, Seamus O’Regan to Indigenous Services, and Jane Philpott to fill Brison’s Treasury Board President spot.”
TAGS: Government of Canada, Parliament, political Ottawa


McGill Newsroom
“Canada, EU, and Africa combine to allow researchers to analyze health data on the … To understand the mechanisms of one debilitating disease, a medical … Canadian health data sets in cancer research”, said Guillaume Bourque, …”
TAGS: health data, international partnership


“But few Canadians realize their daytime doziness may be due to sleep … A 2014 study by the Public Health Agency of Canada estimated 5.4 million …”
TAGS: sleep apnea, diagnosis, sleep deprivation


Toronto Star
“A national study into more than six million prescription claims has found up to one-fifth of patients taking opioids at a lower dose increased their …”
TAGS: opioid crisis, prescription, dosage