Daily media digest July 31, 2017

The Globe and Mail
“Matthew Herder, director of Dalhousie University’s Health Law Institute and an associate professor in the faculties of law and medicine, said OxyContin …”
TAGS: pharmaceutical companies


Digital Journal
“Nutraceuticals — a growing health and beauty industry … increase in opportunities for research and innovation for entrepreneurs and companies in a …”
TAGS: Nutraceuticals, research and innovation


Edmonton Journal
“The cyclotron at the new Medical Isotope and Cyclotron facility at the University of Alberta’s south campus, 6820 – 116 St., in Edmonton, Alta., Tuesday …”
TAGS: medical isotopes, U of A, cyclotron


Toronto Star
“Norman Giesbrecht, a CAMH scientist who specializes in alcohol policy, said he also imagines a scenario where a child might mistake the hard soda …”
TAGS: alcoholic beverage, youth , pop


McGill University Health Center
“MUHC is proud to support the future generation of scientists and health … That’s why the Desjardins Centre for Advanced Training teamed up with … the Research Institute of the MUHC from McGill University Health Centre on Vimeo.”
TAGS: McGill University Centre (RI-MUHC), High school students visit, research


“Here’s what the latest research says could be hurting your hearing. … according to the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre.”
TAGS: hearing loss, McGill University Centre (RI-MUHC)


“lead author Kuljit Singh, MBBS, PhD (University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Canada), and colleagues report in a study published online July 22, 2017, …”
TAGS: STEMI study, stent thrombosis, University of Ottawa Heart Institute


Proactive Investors USA & Canada
“Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) has cut its full year profit guidance today to reflect licensing expenses related to a deal with AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN) …”
TAGS: Merck, AstraZeneca, ovarian cancer drug, Lynparza, immuno-oncology drugs


“Dr. Ayisha Kurji, a pediatrician with the college of medicine at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, said there are pros and cons to any diet, …”
TAGS: pediatrician, child nutrition, Health, cow’s milk out


Vancouver Sun
“Overdose prevention sites are making a difference in Vancouver’s opioid crisis, say health officials, even in the face of grim figures that suggest the city …”
TAGS: opioid crisis, Vancouver Coast Health, overdose prevention


Canadian Jewish News
“Baycrest is home to the federally and provincially funded Canadian Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation. Baycrest also developed Cogniciti, …”
TAGS: Baycrest , brain project


Edmonton Journal
“Even before they left Canada, some troops complained of adverse … Affairs Canada cooperate with any institution concerned in any research program …”
TAGS: Mefloquine, after-effects, antimalarial drug


“Caulfield is the Canada Research Chair in Health Law & Policy at the University of Alberta. He’s also part of an interdisciplinary group of scientists that …”
TAGS: teenage drinking, Health, weigh gain, body fat


National Post
“Health-care reform could resonate with Canadians if politicians got the messaging right. But they first need to disabuse the public of the fantasy that …”
TAGS: healthcare system, healthcare reform


CTV News
““The Brant Community Healthcare System (BCHS) has been struggling in recent years with performance issues, significant financial difficulties, and …”
TAGS: Brant Community Healthcare System, needs leadership