Daily Media Digest July 11, 2018

The Globe and Mail
“Health Canada said Tuesday that numerous varieties of valsartan, a generic drug sold by several companies in Canada, are being recalled over fears …”
TAGS: blood-pressure medication, recall, valsartan, carcinogenic ingredient


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“LAVAL, QC, July 10, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Sanofi Genzyme is disappointed with the recent recommendation by the Canadian Agency for Drugs and …”


Canadian Biomass
“July 9, 2018 – Early stage health and life science companies from Atlantic … “Even a small investment in health innovation can spur business growth, …”
TAGS: BioNova, Life Sciences, BioInnovation Challenge


“The Guelph Family Health Study is testing new ways for kids to learn healthy habits early – habits that can significantly lower a child’s risk for disease …”
TAGS: health tips, University of Guelph, Family Health Study


HuffPost Canada
“It wasn’t until Diabetes Canada and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation sounded the alarm last fall that this issue came to light. Senators … “
TAGS: disabilities, CRA, JDRF, Diabetes Canada


The Economist (blog)
“publishing lots of papers that have been vetted by independent experts, a process of quality control known as peer review. In recent years, however, this practice of appraising researchers…”
TAGS: bogus publications, journals


Toronto Star-10 hours ago
“EDMONTON—Researchers at the University of Alberta have discovered new … “This is actually a potentially very big advance in human health,” said Fred West, … a professor in the department of cell biology and the Canada Research Chair …”
TAGS: discovery, Zika virus, Alberta Researchers


Vancouver Sun-12 hours ago
“The research team developed new methods to analyze the archived lung … on the study, which was funded by a Canadian Institutes of Health Research grant.”
TAGS: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), study, Research