Daily Media Digest July 13, 2018

Canada NewsWire (press release)
“MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 12, 2018 /CNW/ – AstraZeneca Canada today announced that Health Canada has approved Tagrisso® (osimertinib) for the …”
TAGS: Tagrisso®, cancer treatment, metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)


“Hamilton has gone from scrambling for even one supervised injection site to … The city asked Hamilton Health Sciences and St. Joseph’s Healthcare … “
TAGS: Hamilton, injection sites, Hamilton Health Sciences, opioid crisis


EurekAlert (press release)
“TORONTO, July 12, 2018 — Researchers at York University’s Faculty of Health have found that patients who have metabolic healthy obesity, but no …”
TAGS: obesity, study, risk of death, York University


Online (press release) (blog)
“There has been a recent boom in neurodegenerative disease clinical trials over the past several years, particularly studies that focus on Parkinson’s, … “
TAGS: neurodegenerative disease, clinical trials


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“In affiliation with Hamilton Health Sciences and the Department of Oncology at McMaster University. MARKHAM, ON, July 12, 2018 /CNW/ …”
TAGS: clinical trial, MedReleaf, Cannabis Oil


“Although there’s a list of authorized providers from Health Canada, he notes, there isn’t a product monograph outlining side effects or possible risks in … “
TAGS: Canadian pediatricians, CBD, medical marijuana


CBC.ca-3 hours ago
“A Federal Court judge has ordered Health Canada to release reams of … “I hope my case sets a precedent and allows researchers, clinicians, and the public …”
TAGS: Health Canada, confidential’ pharmaceutical data


The Globe and Mail-12 hours ago
“The online survey, commissioned by the Public Health Agency of Canada to gauge the … The survey, conducted last winter by market research firm Kantar TNS, ..”
TAGS: dangers, concussion


TheSpec.com-15 hours ago
“TORONTO — Research for the Canadian Pediatric Surveillance Program found … Health Agency of Canada that found significant jumps over the past decade.”
TAGS: Lyme disease, children, infectious disease