Daily media digest July 7, 2017

Policy Options (registration)
“Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan initiated a review of the country’s research system by an advisory panel of experts that consulted with researchers …”
TAGS: Health Research, sicence-focused research, minister of science, Kirsty Duncan


Science Magazine
“That’s one conclusion from an unusual and as-yet unpublished experiment performed last year by Canadian researchers. A group led by virologist …”
TAGS: DNA, science, Canadian Researchers, poxvirus


“Minister of Health Jane Philpott toured the labs of 24 researchers at Western University’s Robarts Research Institute who received a combined …”
TAGS: Minister of Health, Jane Philphott, Western University, Research


“The United Nations health agency now advises doctors to prescribe two … WHO’s Department of Reproductive Health and Research from Geneva.”
TAGS: superbug, gonorrhea, WHO, bacterial infection


MetroNews Canada
“Gary Lacasse, executive director of the CAS, noted that they “didn’t bother” going through the Canadian Institutes for Health Research for funding, …”
TAGS: medical marijuana, Research, cannabis, AIDS research


The Sudbury Star
“Dr. Leslie Sutherland, a scientist at Health Sciences North Research Institute, works with a smoke machine in the HSNRI lab last month.”
TAGS: HSNRI, Health Science North Research Institute, cellular research, smoke impact


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“and inclusive recreational sport systems are in place to improve the health and well-being of Indigenous communities through sport participation.”
TAGS: Indigenous, health and well-being, Aboriginal


Greenhouse Canada
“The Task Force will be addressing issues surrounding the current lack of information – for Canadian health care practitioners and ultimately for patients …”
TAGS: cannabis research, AIDS research


Prince George Citizen
“For the first time, Diabetes Canada is hosting a Games Day event in Prince George on Saturday in promotion of healthy living and to help raise …”
TAGS: Diabetes Canada, Diabetes awareness


“Despite the fact that there is no evidence that eating your placenta has any health benefits, the idea has gone bizarrely mainstream, with plenty of …”
TAGS: CDC, strange fad, placenta