Daily Media Digest July 31, 2018

Vancouver Sun
“Lupini said there were 48 suspected overdoses in the Fraser Health region and 46 in the Vancouver Coastal Health region. The greatest volume came …”
TAGS: B.C. paramedics, overdose calls, opioid crisis, Vancouver Coast Health


“The centre’s founder, John Valliant, says the funding will help put biotech breakthroughs on the market. It’s a collaborative process involving …”
TAGS: Biotech, grant funding, McMaster University, Health research


MedicalResearch.com (blog)
“Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center. MedicalResearch.com: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings?”
TAGS: COPD, cannabis treatment, McGill University Centre (RI-MUHC)


AgriLife Today
“… worked collaboratively with scientists at the Marine Biological Laboratory, the University of Maryland, the University of Saskatchewan in Canada and .”
TAGS: human copper metabolism disorder, potential therapy, University of Saskatchewan


CTV News
“Vancouver Coastal Health issued a swimming advisory Saturday, urging people not to go into the water at two of Vancouver’s most popular beaches.”
TAGS: E coli, water, Vancouver Beaches, Vancouver Coast Health


National Post
“… is mixed and has to be taken with a little bit of skepticism,” said Dr. James Bentley, a gynecological oncologist at Dalhousie University in Halifax.”
TAGS: baby powder, ovarian cancer, Dalhousie University


EurekAlert (press release)
“A new study led by a team of Western University neuroscientists has … https://mediarelations.uwo.ca/2018/07/30/brain-game-doesnt-offer-brain-gain/. “
TAGS: Western University, neuroscience Study, brain training, brain health


The Globe and Mail
“Scientific integrity came to prominence as a political issue in Canada starting in 2011 after Mr. Harper was criticized for his government’s muzzling of …”
TAGS: integrity rules, research scientists, shield interference


“Globally, the market for regenerative medicine is estimated to be worth … NCE, an initiative of the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, Natural … “
TAGS: federal funding, regenerative medicine, University of Toronto


UCalgary News
“Working with the researchers who developed the Edmonton Protocol at the University of Alberta, Ungrin and his PhD student Yang Yu used AggreWell …”
TAGS: Bioengineering and Innovation, type 1 diabetes, pancreas cells, University of Calgary


“When CAMH Clinical Psychologist and Scientist Dr. Sean Kidd started looking around for apps that support people with psychosis, he came up empty. “
TAGS: new app, Schizophrenia, CAMH


MultiBriefs Exclusive (blog)
“… you see; this motion of repetition can help your brain store each word more effectively, according to a study from Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care.”
TAGS: tips, boost memory, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care