Daily media digest July 26, 2017

Cape Breton Post
“… University, have received funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for the biomedical screening and Indigenous studies of birch bark …”
TAGS: Health Research, Indigenous, Cape Breton

“stops at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum, the eco-village in Craik, Sask., and the University of Saskatchewan’s colleges of biology and agriculture.”
TAGS: Indigenous health, national science camp,

Science Daily
“and 30, and an increasing incidence seen in children under the age of 10 ” said Mina Mawani, President and CEO of Crohn’s and Colitis Canada.”
TAGS: CHEO, IBD, Chron’s and Colitis, Mina Wawani

Marketwired (press release)
“VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – July 25, 2017) – In a bold move designed to enter a new era of innovation in the rapidly emerging ..”
TAGS: Innovation, Health, Victory Square

Marketwired (press release)
“Survey: Older Canadians most likely to benefit from digital health technology … TELUS is committed to innovation and partnering with Canada’s health …”
TAGS: digital health technology, healthcare

Ottawa Sun
“In this July 29, 2013 photo, a researcher holds a human brain in a laboratory at Northwestern University’s cognitive neurology and Alzheimer’s disease …”
TAGS: Alzheimer’s, vaccine

“and the research program manager of the STTARR Innovation Centre with Princess Margaret Cancer Centre at the University Health Network, the …”
TAGS: marijuana, Johnson & Johnson, Innovation, cancer, University Health Network

Huffington Post Canada
“They have been replaced by new guidelines developed by McMaster University with grants from the federal government and are very restrictive.”
TAGS: medicine, politics, Minister Philpott, McMaster University

Medical Xpress
“The cells inside this bioreactor are the real pharmaceutical factories. Credit: Sanofi Pasteur, CC BY-NC-ND. In a factory just outside San Francisco, …”
TAGS: biologics, drugs, medicine, growing cells

“The Canadian Institutes for Health Research and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada provided $681,857 for the …”
TAGS: researchers, Ottawa, Waterloo, concussion

“In addition to innovation in healthcare, the SingularityU Canada Summit will also explore themes like nanotechnology and digital fabrication, networks …”
TAGS: Innovation, healthcare, Canada, MaRs

Edmonton Journal
“The Alberta government is providing a $665,000 grant to the Canadian … Languages and Literacy Development Institute at the University of Alberta.”
TAGS: indigenous language, University of Alberta

“This past spring, at a business accelerator event at the University of New Brunswick, it finally clicked that a service like this was needed — that this lack …”
TAGS: Dementia, University of New Brunswick, caretakers

Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Health Canada is advising Canadians that Novo Nordisk A/S has updated a voluntary recall of insulin cartridge holders used in certain lots of its …”
TAGS: Health Canada, advisory, diabetes, NovoPen

“There’s a shiny new employee at the IWK Health Centre. … reducing pain and distress,” said Dr. Christine Chambers, Canada Research Chair in children’s pain.”
TAGS: IWK Health Centre, Researchers, robot, blood collection clinic

Multiple Sclerosis News Today
“Those studies relied on funding from the Ottawa-based Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), as well as from individual wealthy donors like the …”
TAGS: Multiple Sclerosis, MS therapy, funded