Daily Media Digest July 17, 2018

“Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre will be able to reinvent care for seniors thanks to a $10-million donation. Peter Cipriano, the founder of …”
TAGS: 10m donation, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, senior centre


Medical News Bulletin
“Frailty in older adults increases the risk of injury and death. In a recent study, researchers investigated if a diet with large amounts of added sugars is …”
TAGS: Frailty, Sugar


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“MONTRÉAL and BOSTON, July 16, 2018 /CNW/ – enGene Inc., a biotechnology company developing novel non-viral vector gene therapies to provide …”
TAGS: enGene, biotechnology, Montreal


“… to help more registered nurses become nurse practitioners includes a partnership between Dalhousie University and Cape Breton University.”
TAGS: Cape Breton, Nurses, Dalhousie University, Program


UCalgary News
“This week, Kirsty Duncan, minister of science and minister of sport and persons with disabilities, announced $29.7 million in Collaborative Research …”
TAGS: science and engineering, government funding


“Representatives from two influential unions and striking workers from two private health care centres will be at Queen’s Park on Monday to urge the … “
TAGS: healthcare, Toronto, healthcare staff


“Shares of gene editing companies CRISPR Therapeutics AG, Editas Medicine Inc, Sangamo Therapeutics Inc and Intellia Therapeutics Inc. fell …”
TAGS: gene editing, DNA damage


Science Daily
“The findings have led to a phase one/two clinical trial to investigate whether the drug could benefit people with ALS whose disease is caused by … “
TAGS: ALS, ALS therapy, clinical trial