Daily Media Digest July 18, 2018

CTV News
“The ‘Fight Club’ for Vancouver’s DTES frontline workers … Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions, the City of Vancouver, Vancouver Coastal Health … “
TAGS: mental health, facility, addiction


Toronto Star
“The statement comes nearly a month after the union filed a grievance with Alberta Health Services (AHS) to address staffing shortages in the …”
TAGS: staff shortage, nurses


Psychology Today (blog)
“A recent study published in Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine suggests that yoga can be helpful to people with Parkinson’s …”
TAGS: Research, yoga, Parkinson’s disease


Dal News
“Ten researchers affiliated with Dalhousie University, the IWK and the Nova Scotia Health Authority have received $7.2 million in funding from the … “
TAGS: Innovative health research, CIHR funding


Technology Networks
“Clearer and more detailed images reveal how amyloid plaques damage the brain, leading to Alzheimer’s disease. Photo credit: Fenil Patel, Purdue …”
TAGS: Amyloid Plaques, Alzheimer’s disease,


Lethbridge News Now
“Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, Kirsty Duncan, announced a total of $29.7 million in CREATE grants on …”
TAGS: Bioengineering and Innovation, federal funding, Lethbridge


Brantford Expositor
“A team of researchers at McMaster University has developed a diagnostics tool that helps answer the age-old question “Is this meat safe to eat?”.”
TAGS: smart patch, food safety, McMaster University


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“The Cumming School of Medicine is a leader in health research, with an international reputation for excellence and innovation in health care research … “
TAGS: clinical study, medicinal cannabis, mental health, chronic disease


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“It also remains committed to working collaboratively with Indigenous national and regional leaders, partners and communities to improve health … “
TAGS: Health Minister, Ginette Petitpas Taylor, HIV/AIDS Conference,


“Physicians are calling on the federal government to shell out another $21 billion over the next decade to help provinces and territories pay for soaring …”
TAGS: Physicians, senior care, government funding


PR Newswire (press release)
“The clinic, a collaboration between the two schools, is part of the CIRM Alpha Stem Cell Clinic Network of leading medical centers conducting stem …”
TAGS: stem cells, Biotech, eyes


Winnipeg Free Press
“The risk of childhood diabetes may begin in the womb, concludes a new Canadian study that calls for doctors to screen women of First Nations …”
TAGS: first nations, diabetes, pregnancy, The Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba, Study