Daily Media Digest July 27, 2018

UCalgary News
“Reynolds is retiring after 35 years of teaching, research, and administration at the University of Calgary. Dr. John Reynolds, PhD, joined the university …”
TAGS: Dr. John Reynolds, University of Calgary, retires


“The other Ottawa hospitals included in the figures provided by the Quebec government are Montfort Hospital, the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre, … “
TAGS: Quebec, getting healthcare, in Ontario


“A milestone moment in that quest was achieved on Wednesday, as the results of a promising clinical trial were presented at the Alzheimer’s …”
TAGS: Alzheimer’s Disease, Research, prevention


Kamloops This Week
“Angus usually works for the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, helping to keep … Interior Health Authority officials were happy to host Angus.”
TAGS: angus the dog, sniffs, infectious disease, Vancouver Coast Health


Technology Networks
“Obstructing lymphatic vessels (in green) in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease significantly increased the accumulation of harmful plaques in the …”
TAGS: brain drainage, brain aging, Alzheimer’s Disease


Canada Free Press
“Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease include tremor, loss of smell and neuropsychiatric problems. However, many people aren’t diagnosed until their …”
TAGS: breath test, Parkinson’s disease


“One doctor at the IWK Health Centre’s children’s hospital in Halifax, though, … Dr. Ron El-Hawary, chief of orthopedics at the IWK, is the first and only …”
TAGS: scoliosis, IWK Health Centre, Dr. Ron El-Hawary


Dal News
“Dr. Gail Tomblin Murphy, currently assistant dean of research in Dal’s Faculty of Health and professor and director of the School of Nursing, has …”
TAGS: Dr. Gail Tomblin Murphy, Research and Innovation, Nova Scotia health authority, Dalhousie University


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“… participating in the financing of its world-class Research and Innovation Centre in Litchfield, in Pontiac RCM, Québec. … The company’s mission also includes developing and distributing prescription and consumer health products. “
TAGS: LiveWell Canada, Research and Innovation Centre, Quebec


The Globe and Mail
“Researchers from both Canada and France found that prosecuting men who buy sex instead of sex workers – known as the the Nordic model, or “end …”
TAGS: Research, prostitution laws, health and safety


Ottawa Citizen
““When I first started the research, I didn’t know about the marriage ban,” … Stelmackowich visited Library and Archives Canada to research historical … “
TAGS: female scientists, profiled in exhibit, Carleton University


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“The Canadian Institutes of Health Research launches competition to fund research that aims to treat, prevent PTSI in those who keep our communities …”
TAGS: PTSD, mental health, funding for research


Multiple Sclerosis News Today
“Aiming to better understand the role of microglia in MS, scientists at Université Laval, in Canada, administered a molecule called macrophage …”
TAGS: multiple sclerosis, Canadian Study, immune response


“This month Taddio received more than $1 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to support continuing research and targeted …”
TAGS: Children’s pain, fear of needles, U of T, wins million-dollar CIHR grant


CTV News
“Nova Scotia sees spike in newly diagnosed HIV cases: health authority … “In Saskatchewan, the majority of HIV-affected persons are of Indigenous … “
TAGS: Mutated strains of HIV, cause illness quicker, Study, Indigenous health, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS


“CDL and Medicine by Design, a regenerative medicine research initiative at the University of Toronto, will work together to help health-related … “
TAGS: healthtech hubs, regenerative medicine research, MedTech cohort