Daily Media Digest July 12, 2018

“Team behind pan-Canadian immunization app, CANImmunize, announces release of the Canadian Vaccine Catalogue to support the standardization of digital vaccination records in Canada.”
TAGS: digital records, vaccinations, Canadian Vaccine Catalogue


Women’s Health
“For the laboratory-controlled, simulated shift work study, 14 healthy participants were split into two groups. The first group did the “day shift” sleeping …”
TAGS: women’s health, digestive system, shift work


“During the course of the study, researchers put senescent cells into young mice and ones that had aged naturally. Those mice became frail, and their …”
TAGS: anti-aging research, senolytic drugs


Toronto Star
“The clinic-on-wheels will allow health care workers from Vancouver Coastal Health and other service organizations to reach out to women who may …”
TAGS: mobile clinic, women’s health, Vancouver Coast Health


“Over half a million Canadians are living with dementia today, including Alzheimer’s which is the most common form of the disease. Contrary to what …”
TAGS: Alzheimer’s , memory loss, age


CTV News
“… to recruiting,” said Dr. Richard Gibson, the medical director of Primary Health Care in the Department of Family Practice at Dalhousie University.”
TAGS: family doctors, wait times


Montreal Gazette
“Montrealer Lynne McVey is the new head of the West Island’s Integrated University Health and Services Centre (CIUSSS). She was appointed by … “
TAGS: Lynne McVey, Integrated University Health and Services Centre (CIUSSS)


EurekAlert (press release)
“… of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, and Mathieu Laplante, now at Université Laval (Quebec City), who originally identified DEPTOR …”
TAGS: T cells, organ transplant, children


“A new study of the impact of the First Episode Mood and Anxiety Program (FEMAP) at the London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) suggests …”
TAGS: Patient-centred approach, London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC)


CTV News
“The money will be invested by Canada Health Infoway, an independent, … Province should be incubator for health-care innovation: Nova Scotia …”
TAGS: atlantic health information, Premiers, funding


EurekAlert (press release)
“TORONTO, JULY 11, 2018 — Stressful situations affect the brain and body differently in people with schizophrenia compared to people without the …”
TAGS: stress, schizophrenia, mental health


“11-year-old Heidi Nash, seen here with her mother Jill Nash, has type 1 diabetes and got a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) last year. Before, it was … “
TAGS: glucose monitor, type 1 diabetes, Yukon