Daily Media Digest July 19, 2018

PR Newswire (press release)
“… surgery,” says Dr. Hance Clarke, the Principal Investigator of the clinical trial and Medical Director of Pain Services at the University Health Network.”
TAGS: clinical trial, opioid crisis, pain management


“The Government of Alberta has funded a $70-million challenge with the goal of encouraging companies in the biotechnology, electricity and …”
TAGS: challenge, clean technology, Biotechnology


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“”We are committed to strong and sustained investment in innovation that helps international pharmaceutical and biotech companies meet their …”
TAGS: ImmunoPrecise, Biotech, European launch, B-cell Facility


Ottawa Citizen
“Dr. Louise Sun, an anesthesiologist and researcher at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, says the research highlights the differences in the way …”
TAGS: heart failure, women’s health, University of Ottawa Heart Institute


“Jennifer Kuk, research lead and associate professor at the School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, said: “This is in contrast with …”
TAGS: metabolic healthy obesity, study, mortality rate


“Wed, Jul 18: There’ve been more than 500 cases of the West Nile virus in Alberta over the past 15 years, and mid-summer is the peak time for … “
TAGS: Mosquito, west nile virus, Albert Health Services


Alaska Highway News
“Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport. — Patricia Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour. — Bardish Chagger …”
TAGS: cabinet shuffle, Canadian Parliament


“A local Indigenous health organization will be cohosting a conference on HIV and AIDS that will be held in the Netherlands this weekend but will be … “
TAGS: Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network, hosting, HIV Conference


CTV News
“The study from Johns Hopkins Medicine found that people who had been in hospital for mania – which can involve hyperactivity and insomnia, among … “
TAGS: Mania patients, eat more nitrate-cured meats, Study


“The study was funded by a variety of organizations worldwide, including the Canadian Cancer Society and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research … “
TAGS: DNA, immune system, cancer treatment


Canada NewsWire (press release
TAGS: Santé Cannabis, Medical Cannabis Clinic, Clinical trials, Quebec


CTV News
“They’re hoping the campers will eventually become healthcare professionals in the communities where they were raised. With a report from Angela …”
TAGS: summer camp, Indigenous youth, heath care jobs


Technology Networks
“Improved medications for Type 2 diabetes are one step closer thanks to a new discovery reported this week by researchers at the University of … “
TAGS: key ingredient, Diabetes drug, modified