Daily media digest July 20, 2017

Government of Canada and the Northwest Territories Announce Significant Investments to Improve …
Canada NewsWire (press release)
“The vision for the Unit is to support health research and training that is … integrates Indigenous knowledge holders, researchers, and the health and …”
TAGS: Health Research, Indigenous


Hamilton doctor takes ‘hot car challenge’ to show dangerous effects heat can have on kids
“The event was livestreamed on Hamilton Health Sciences’ Facebook account. Crocco sat on a child’s car seat and Hamilton Paramedics monitored …”
TAGS: Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster Children’s Hospital, pediatric care


SFU’s Active Health Program wins international award
Simon Fraser University News
“The award acknowledges the program’s excellence and innovation in college health clinical services. An interdisciplinary collaboration between SFU …”
TAGS: innovation, Health, SFU, Simon Fraser University


Study looks at little-known effects of musculoskeletal issues on other …
CTV News
“The funding announced Wednesday comes from the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation and the Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation.”
TAGS: Health Research, Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation


1 in 3 dementia cases are potentially preventable: report
“”There’s so much we can do in terms of our behaviour and our public health policy,” … In 2013, a Canadian research review concluded more than one in seven …”
TAGS: Health, Canadian research, dementia


Canada could lead the fight for life in a post-antibiotic world
National Post
“The result: chronic pain, sterility and a call for new drugs by the World Health … We are proud to report that Canadian research is among the most innovative in …”
TAGS: McMaster University, Canadian research, innovation, antibiotic


First in Canada: pediatric applied micro-analytics research centre to …
Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Combining their nanofabrication and health science expertise, numerous researchers from both the NRC and CHU Sainte-Justine research laboratories are …”
TAGS: precision medicine, pediatric disease, cancer, Innovation, Research


Are we winning the fight against cancer in women?
“Breast cancer was responsible for 7 percent of Canadian cancer deaths in 2011, … Though researchers aren’t sure exactly why, women are more likely than men to … “These trends are going the wrong way,” says David Mowat, a public health …”
TAGS: women’s health, cancer, breast cancer