Daily Media Digest July 18, 2019

The London Free Press
“A new method of cardiac surgery that restricts the number blood transfusions not only conserved the blood supply but also showed no greater risk to kidney health, according to a new study from the Lawson Health Research Institute.”
TAGS: cardiac surgery, blood transfusions, clinical trial


CTV News
“A new study by University of Calgary researchers could lead to new treatments for patients with heart damage. In a study published in the medical …”
TAGS: heart damage, animal research


UM Today (press release)
“Two engineering students from northeastern France are working at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences this summer on an innovative research program that aims to benefit the safety of patients with dementia.”
TAGS: dementia, patients, technology


CTV News
“Alberta Health Services has launched a new program at two Calgary … Rockyview Hospital and the South Health Campus emergency departments for …”
TAGS: patients, non-urgent care, at home care


CTV News
“Speaking to a crowd in the First Peoples House at the University of Victoria, Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor said the investment represents …”
TAGS: Indigenous, health research, federal funding