Daily Media Digest July 25, 2019

CTV News
“A monitoring system for dementia care units is in the works at the University of Manitoba that uses cameras without breaching a patient’s privacy.”
TAGS: dementia care, patients, technology


“A medical lab group says cancelling the superlab in south Edmonton will have consequences and patients will pay. That’s if investment and a new plan isn’t hatched soon.”
TAGS: lab services, Edmonton


“A Newfoundland and Labrador biotechnology company is looking for 2,500 people to volunteer their genetic and medical information for research that seeks to develop new treatments for common illnesses.”
TAGS: biotechnology, genetic research


“Dr. Elaine Yong, a gastroenterologist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, told Global News that Ayurvedic spa cleansing programs …”
TAGS: colon health, enemas


“A team of researchers at the University of Alberta and University of Calgary, along with international partners, described seven documented cases of …”
TAGS: tapeworm, parasite, public health


Sault Star
“Federal Health Minister Petitpas Taylor says the Government of Canada is deeply concerned about the opioid crisis and is doing its part to help.”
TAGS: opioid crisis, Ginette Petitpas Taylor