Daily Media Digest July 10, 2018

“North York Community Council approves new brain sciences centre … of a new brain sciences facility at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre at 2075 …”
TAGS: North York, Brain Sciences Centre, stroke, Dementia, depression


Lethbridge Herald
“Dr. Nick Etches, a Medical Officer of Health for Alberta Health Services, said while it is important to stay away from needle debris, the risk of contracting … “
TAGS: opioid crisis, harm-reduction strategies, Alberta


“For example, Dr. Patricia Daly, chief medical health officer and vice president of public health for Vancouver Coastal Health, said in April 2016: … “
TAGS: decriminalize drugs, overdose crisis


Proactive Investors USA & Canada
“Investors are taking profits after Biogen shares spiked on the promise of a mid-stage study for BAN2401, its key treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. “
TAGS: Biogen Canada Inc., Alzheimer’s Disease, study


“The APOE gene is well studied and has been linked to a higher chance of developing Alzheimer’s— but having that genetic SNiP doesn’t necessarily …”
TAGS: DNA, genetic testing, health


Markets Insider
“Bristol-Myers Squibb Canada Co. delivers innovative medicines for serious diseases to Canadian patients in the areas of cardiovascular health, …”
TAGS: Immuno-Oncology Combination Therapy, cancer treatment, mestastatic renal cell carcinoma


“WATCH: Nova Wamboldt is one of 631 children waiting for an autism assessment, according to the IWK Health Centre. For her family, the wait to get …”
TAGS: autism, wait list, IWK Health Centre


“The third-party review team, which included Kevin Empey, the former CFO of University Health Network, and Michael Barrett, former CEO of the South …”
TAGS: Health Sciences North, Health Integration Network


Cancer Therapy Advisor
“… Shlush MD, PhD, a visiting physician at the Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network in Toronto, Canada, told Cancer Therapy Advisor.”
TAGS: acute myeloid leukemia, study, UHN, cancer


Kamloops Matters
“It’s the first time TRU has hosted the event, which gives students an opportunity to present and discuss their thesis work in the Indigenous health and …”
TAGS: Indigenous health, disease, mental health, Rod McCormick


The London Free Press
“… London scientist to make synthetically what the body produces normally in healthy lungs, the Lawson Health Research Institute announced Monday.”
TAGS: Lung disease, breathe easier, Lawson Health Research Institute


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“One of the leading researchers on the health benefits of the water is Dr. Wallace J. Nichols, Ph.D, a marine biologist and author of Blue Mind, the …”
TAGS: Boating, brain health, water, Dr. Wallace J. Nichols, Ph.D,


Toronto Star
“According to the OneMatch Stem Cell and Marrow Network, part of the Canadian Blood Services, of the more than 400,000 registered Canadians, … “
TAGS: stem cell donor, perfect match