Daily Media Digest July 16, 2018

The Globe and Mail
“A federal court judge ruled this week that Health Canada cannot withhold clinical-trial data from a researcher who refused to sign a confidentiality …”
TAGS: health Canada, clinical trials


CTV News
“The Supreme Court of Canada disagreed, pointing to privacy safeguards in special B.C. legislation that paved the way for court action against tobacco …”
TAGS: Health data, tobacco, privacy protection


“WATCH: A growing body of research is showing a strong correlation … of Environment and Human Health at the University of Exeter Medical School.”
TAGS: healthier, near water,


Trail Times
“It’s often been said that there are only three countries in the world where it is illegal to pay for your own health care: Cuba, North Korea and Canada.”
TAGS: private, healthcare, BC


Open Access Government-1 hour ago
“Our first step was to establish an Institute of Aging as part of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research in 2000. I’ve had the privilege of serving as Scientific …”
TAGS: Research, aging, CIHR


TheChronicleHerald.ca-4 minutes ago
“It Doesn’t Have to Hurt received a national level grant for $200,000 from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research between 2015 and 2017, which will help “
TAGS: IWK Health Centre, Dr. Christine Chambers, patient care


The Globe and Mail-8 hours ago
“According to Statistics Canada, about 25,000 women die each year from heart … Lack of research is another issue facing women’s heart health, Dr. Sun said.”
TAGS: heart failure, women’s health


South China Morning Post-22 hours ago
“As research grants and money flow into Canada’s medical marijuana community, … Health Canada has only given the green light for cannabis (or cannabinoids, …”
TAGS: medicinal cannabis, Canada leads, Research


TheSpec.com-17 hours ago
“Canada spends 14 per cent of its health-care dollars on long-term care, which is lower than … She conducts research on health-care equity and access to care.”
TAGS: Canada, healthcare system, elderly care


Canada NewsWire (press release)-2 hours ago
“The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada’s largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital and a world leading research centre in …”
TAGS: suicide notes, study, CAMH, mental health


The BMJ-3 hours ago
“National health regulatory agencies involved in health related research …. Health Canada’s Clinical Trials Database provides information on clinical trials but …”
TAGS: clinical trials, regulation, Americans


Medical Xpress-13 minutes ago
“Stories about the issues surrounding mental health care are seeing a greater … A Canada Research Chair and expert in the early days of LSD testing, much …”
TAGS: mental health, History, LSD therapy


The Compass-3 hours ago
“For several years now, a very high quality oil known as Phoenix Tears has been available from Health Canada approved stores such as Herbal Dispatch.”
TAGS: cancer, cure, cannabinoid therapeutics, Cannabis Oil