Daily Media Digest July 26, 2018

Valley morning Star
“In this March 23, 2017 photo provided by the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, patient Rick Karr is prepared for treatment at the facility in Toronto, …”
TAGS: Alzheimer’s, blood-brain barrier, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Real Time Medical Announces Service for Healthcare AI Application … Centre at McMaster), Hamilton Health Sciences and Real Time Medical.”
TAGS: artificial intelligence, healthcare, Real Time Medical


EurekAlert (press release)
“TORONTO, ON, July 25, 2018– Researchers at York University’s Faculty of Health found that just 30 minutes of visually-guided movements per week … “
TAGS: Cognitive behavioral therapy, motor training, Dementia, York University


Meridian Booster
“She has also been diagnosed with PSC (Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis), which is a liver disease.” According to Crohn’s and Colitis Canada, Crohn’s …”
TAGS: Crohn’s and Colitis, community, edmonton


“Dr. James Lu of Vancouver Coastal Health notes that everyone needs to take precautions in the summer heat, but the elderly, the young and those …”
TAGS: Vancouver Coast Health, heatwave, death


“A past report by the federal Advisory Panel on Healthcare Innovation had also recommended consolidating some of those organizations.”
TAGS: federal government, health organizations, Liberals


The Globe and Mail
“As a teenager I worked at Concordia University in Montreal while battling mental illness in the latter part of the 70′s. I moved to Vancouver with my …”
TAGS: mental health, essay


CTV News
“… risk of strokes, falls and death, says Krista Lanctot, principal investigator and senior scientist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto.”
TAGS: medical cannabis, Alzheimer’s, calming


The Suburban Newspaper
“… The event is a fun-filled 5K and 10K run/walk, with a kids’ run, around the track at Voyageur Park in Pointe-Claire in support of Parkinson’s Canada.”
TAGS: Parkinson Canada, Parkinson’s disease, 10k run


“But a researcher at Dalhousie University is calling the effectiveness of that practice into question after decades of dismal results. “One of the … “
TAGS: healthy behavior, chronic disease, Dalhousie University


The Sudbury Star
“Supplied image March of Dimes Canada is building a second facility in Sudbury for people living with an acquired brain injury.”
TAGS: March of Dimes, new facility, Sudbury


GlobeNewswire (press release)
“Today the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced more than $10 million in funding from the Canada Foundation for …”
TAGS: Science Innovation, Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), skill training, new research


“Patients with a certain type of cystic fibrosis are suing the B.C. and federal … The pill was Orkambi, a medication designed to treat cystic fibrosis in … rights of cystic fibrosis patients with the mutation and hopes to change how Canada …”
TAGS: cystic fibrosis, calss action suit, drug costs


Ottawa Citizen
“While all good news, the most recent Canada’s Fundamental Science Review final report noted that our expenditure on research and development …”
TAGS: Research, funding


“New research shows ways to reduce future risks of treatment for breast … “In medicine it’s always about, ‘I give you a treatment, there are some side … “
TAGS: breast cancer, treatment


Edmonton Journal
“New biomarkers found in maternal blood may help doctors prevent stillbirth, shows new research at the University of Alberta. “When we started … “
TAGS: maternal health, blood, stillborns


“Indigenous elder mentorship program leads to healthier babies in … ‘We can’t do it alone’: Indigenous maternal health program aims to address …”
TAGS: Indigenous health, Indigenous elders, healthier babies


EurekAlert (press release)
“TORONTO (July 25, 2018) – For the first time, just over 50 per cent of female students in Ontario show signs of moderate to serious psychological …”
TAGS: female students, study, psychological distress, CAMH


McGill Reporter
“Source: Douglas Mental Health University Institute. Do you remember where you were living in January 1998? How many days were you without …”
TAGS: collective memory, Health, ice storm, Douglas Mental Health University Institute, pregnancy , stress, Research