Daily Media Digest January 7, 2019

“Dr. Selene Etches is the manager of the concurrent disorder program at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax. (Richard Cuthbertson/CBC). Tutorials on the …”
TAGS: addiction, Anxiety, benzodiazepines


National Post
“Snyder published a paper earlier this year on crowdfunding for unproven stem cell therapies. “They (GoFundMe) can’t continue to take the position …”
TAGS: cancer, homeopathic treatment, crowdfunding


The Globe and Mail
“Travis Salway, a research fellow for the BC Centre for Disease Control, surveyed 1,115 clients in six clinics for sexually transmitted infections in …”
TAGS: LGBTQ+, mental health, STI clinics


The Globe and Mail
“Michael Rudnicki is the scientific director of the Stem Cell Network and the director of the Regenerative Medicine Program at the Sprott Centre for …”
TAGS: Networks of Centres of Excellence, science, innovation


McGill Newsroom
“A team from the Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has joined forces with researchers at Johns Hopkins to bring …”
TAGS: scientific discoveries, researchers, health research


“Dr. Gregor Reid is a professor at Western University and a scientist at Lawson Health Research Institute. He says he’s happy to see the increased …”
TAGS: fermented food, health benefits, gut health


“Researchers at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont., have discovered a toxin in marine sponges that could potentially be used to help treat metastatic …”
TAGS: cancer, treatment, marine sponge


“… with a year earlier. Since then, cases have declined, said Dr. Jia Hu, Alberta Health Services medical officer of health for the Calgary zone.”
TAGS: influenza, vaccinations, public health


“A Memorial alumna and assistant professor of Aboriginal health in the Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Shea’s research is rooted in the local expertise from …”
TAGS: Indigenous, mental health, stigma, access to programs