Daily media digest July 25, 2017

TORONTO, July 25, 2017 — Living in rural households decreases a person’s risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to a new study by researchers at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute and the Canadian Gastro-Intestinal Epidemiology Consortium (CanGIEC).
TAGS: inflammatory bowel, IBD, CHEO, ICES, CanGIEC

PR Newswire (press release)
“The company’s research focus areas include Alzheimer’s disease, Aging Frailty and the Metabolic Syndrome. Longeveron produces LMSCs in its own …”
TAGS: Frailty, aging, regenerative medicine, geriatrics
“Neurologist Dr. Richard Swartz and his team at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto analyzed a decade’s worth of discharge records for …”
TAGS: stroke, heart attack, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
“Canada’s health minister, the province of Ontario and the Nishnawbe Aski Nation have signed a deal on health care, a “landmark” agreement they say …”
TAGS: health agreement, Indigenous, first nations
Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Early in 2017 SQI approached Dr. Ishwar Puri’s team of the McMaster University Department of Engineering who are pioneers in creating novel …”
TAGS: McMaster University, healthcare technology, SQI
The Independent
“The research suggests that, instead of engaging in “retail therapy” in an …. The researchers surveyed more than 6,200 people in the US, Canada, …”
TAGS: research, happiness, money
Regina Leader-Post
“A research team at the U of R, led by Katya Herman, assistant professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies, is looking for people to …”
TAGS: Research, physical activity, season, Health
“A South African child born with HIV has surprised experts by appearing to be effectively cured of the AIDS virus after just a year of treatment, followed …”
TAGS: AIDS, AIDS Society, researchers, cured
“Scientist at Women’s College Research Institute, and assistant professor in the department of medicine at the University of Toronto, who spoke at the …”
TAGS: psoriatic arthritis, psoriasis, chronic disease, Women’s College Research Institute
Digital Journal
“The collaboration is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded International Diabetes Closed Loop (IDCL) Trial, which was designed to test …”
TAGS: artificial pancreas, diabetes, Senseonics
“Payments from pharmaceutical companies to health care providers can raise concerns about conflicts … education events, sitting on advisory or consultation boards, and for participating in industry research. Allison Jones, The Canadian Press.”
TAGS: pharmaceuticals, healthcare, Ontario