Daily Media Digest July 24, 2018

The Globe and Mail
“However, research published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal on the Quebec model is sobering. Compulsory drug insurance did …”
TAGS: Employers should back, National Pharmacare


Cardiovascular Business
“But in an accompanying editorial, two cardiologists from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute in Canada pointed out most research of CT cardiac …”
TAGS: cardiac events, heart health, CT perfusion imaging, University of Ottawa Heart Institute


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“For the first-time, researchers at IMBA – Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences – develop organoids, that mimic the …”
TAGS: brain cancer, brain tumors, new medical application


Saskatoon StarPhoenix
“A prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship awarded to the University of Saskatchewan will lead to nationally important research into risk …”
TAGS: Research, prison reform, Indigenous


Powell River Peak
“Powell River has the second highest overdose death rate within the authority of Vancouver Coastal Health. Powell River-Sunshine Coast MLA …”
TAGS: Powell River, overdose prevention funding, opioid crisis


CTV News
“Last year, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre became the first Canadian hospital to offer a training program called Stop the Bleed. The program was …”
TAGS: stop bleeding, trauma teaching, engaging public, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre


Times Colonist
“The B.C. Healthy Built Environment Alliance was established by the Provincial Health Services Authority in 2007 to provide leadership and action for … “
TAGS: cross-disciplinary work, public health, collaboration, Provincial Health Services Authority


Rare Disease Report
“Now, researchers from the Université Laval’s Faculty of Medicine and Centre hospitalier universitaire (CHU) de Québec Research Centre-Université … “
TAGS: rare disease, Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), Universite Laval


“In a study published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, researchers from the Ottawa Hospital and the Ontario-based non-profit … “
TAGS: heart attack, Stroke risk, online test, cardiovascular disease, Dr. Doug Manuel


“Pierre Blier is the endowed chair in mood disorders research at the Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research, affiliated with the University of Ottawa.”
TAGS: Research, old drugs, new treatments, mental illness, depression


CTV News
“Air pollution has long been linked to health conditions such as stroke, heart disease and lung cancer. According to a new Canadian study, polluted air …”
TAGS: air pollution, breast cancer, Dr. Paul Villeneuve, Carleton University


“Dr. Arno Kumagai, chair in humanism education at the University of Toronto medical school, says medical students do learn the importance of …”
TAGS: US Study, Physician need to listen, patient centered