Daily media digest July 27, 2017

“AstraZeneca and Merck & Co., Inc., (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, today announced that they have entered a …”
TAGS: AstraZeneca, Merck, oncology collaboration, cancer


Canada NewsWire
“CALGARY and SAN DIEGO, July 26, 2017 /CNW/ – Oncolytics Biotech® Inc. (Oncolytics or the Company) (TSX:ONC) (OTCQX:ONCYF) today …”
TAGS: Biotech, Oncology,


Toronto Star
““Previously, doctors had the baby born by C-section and then rushed it over to Sick Kids for a balloon procedure,” Barry said. “If he was born over at …”
TAGS: sickkids, Mount Sinai Hospital, heart surgery, utero surgery


Pique Newsmagazine
“Pemberton Health Centre to get new nurses and technology … well as with the Provincial Health Services Authority and Providence Health Care. … meetings with provincial ministers at the annual Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) …”
TAGS: Vancouver Coast Health, Provincial Health Services Authority, Pemberton Health Centre


“The former chief human resource officer at McMaster University has done reviews for the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research and Alberta Health …”
TAGS: Hamilton Health Sciences, overcrowding, hospital


IT World Canada
“Echo360 is currently in over 700 universities across 30 countries, and … Queens University, and the University of Western Ontario (UWO) as some of …”
TAGS: Canadian Universities, technology, academia, online, University of Western Ontario, Queen’s University


McGill Newsroom
“This work was supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research grants MOP-15291, MOP-15415, MOP-53050 to M.M. ; MOP-15291 and …”
TAGS: University of Alberta, McGill University Centre (RI-MUHC), calcium, cholesterol, study calcium in cells


Prince George Citizen
“Raising the legal smoking age in Canada is on the table after it was … the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Institute of Human Development, …”
TAGS: smoking, researchers, Canada, smoking age


“A new research group launched in St. John’s Tuesday to work on a national strategy to support the mental health of the … Steve Palmer, executive director of the Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment (CIPSRT).”
TAGS: mental health, researcher group, public safety


“Rural residents at lower risk of inflammatory bowel disease: CHEO-led … Researchers at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, the Institute for …”
TAGS: CHEO, inflammatory bowel disease, IBD, Chron’s and Colitis


“Children at Kingston General Hospital had some very special visitors on Tuesday, July 25: Spiderman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Iron Man and Thor.”
TAGS: window washers, superheros, Kingston General Hospital, children


“New core data platform will connect all existing and future products, solutions and services to provide users a holistic solution for diabetes …”
TAGS: Roche, digital diabetes ecosystem, diabetes


Calgary Herald
“In Canada, such medications would cost about $20,000-40,000 a year. … led to a team grant from the Canadian Institute for Health Research to further study the …”
TAGS: Health Research, MS therapy, Multiple Sclerosis


National Post
“In the Vancouver Coastal Health region, there were 47 cases of iGAS, … Research has shown that such medication could raise the risk of developing … U.S. colleagues and across Canada, as well as the Public Health Agency of Canada.”
TAGS: strep infection, public health, Vancouver Coast Health