Daily Media Digest July 23, 2018

The Globe and Mail
“While most citizens’ health care is provincially funded, the federal government is constitutionally responsible for Indigenous health care. It currently …”
TAGS: Indigenous, pregnancy, midwives


EurekAlert (press release)
“More specifically, the study, titled Association of Frailty and Long-Term Survival in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) …”
TAGS: frailty research, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, heart surgery


“Whether it’s the Edmonton police, or the Edmonton fire, or Shriners, Alberta Health Services, they play an important, critical role in our community,” …”
TAGS: Alberta Health Services, first responders, community event


Benefits Canada
““The proposed changes clearly disincentivize innovative drug launches in Canada, potentially de-prioritizing Canada in the global launch sequences …”
TAGS: PMPRB, new drugs, cost of medication


“A project aimed at examining the impacts of climate change on Inuit health embarked on its second leg this summer, as researchers visited three …”
TAGS: Inuit health, climate change, Université Laval


“Premiers focused on health-care issues on Friday, the second day of their annual summer gathering in Saint Andrews, N.B. … Other research suggests Canada’s governments, including provinces and territories, currently spend up to …”
TAGS: federal pharmacare, John Oliver


“The cardiology department at Health Sciences North is stepping up its game … to the work being done at the Health Sciences North Research Institute.”
TAGS: heart disease, Health Sciences North, baby boomers


National Post
“Author: Jim Woodgett, Director of Research, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, University of Toronto. There has been much consternation …”
TAGS: science advisor, Dr. Jim Woodgett


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Pediatric ConferenceSeries offers On-Site and Online medical Conferences effective from 2019. LONDON, July 19, 2018 /CNW/ — ConferenceSeries …”
TAGS: pediatric research, medical conference,


Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
“Eight BC health researchers have been funded in MSFHR’s second Innovation to Commercialization (I2C) competition. “
TAGS: MSFHR Innovation to Commercialization competition, health innovation