Daily Media Digest June 1, 2018

McGill Newsroom
“The CLSA – led by McMaster University in collaboration with key Quebec players the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre and the …”
TAGS: aging well, healthy aging, Study


“… wants to study the role epigenetics play in intergenerational trauma in Indigenous … Epigenetics is the study of mechanisms that switch genes on and off, … Thunderbird Partnership Foundation, a national Indigenous mental health …”
TAGS: Residential school, trauma, affect genes


GlobeNewswire (press release)
“The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre is looking to assist rural women in India with the creation of a personalized, accessible, … “
TAGS: women’s and children’s health, funding projects


North Island Gazette
“The MMU is owned by the Provincial Health Services Authority and partners with all BC’s health authorities and is an extension of all hospitals and …”
TAGS: Medical Mobile Unit, BC, Provincial Health Services Authority


Benefits Canada
“… for mental-health conditions to plan members and their eligible dependents,” said Peter Gove, the insurer’s health innovation leader, in the release, …”
TAGS: online, cognitive behavioural therapy


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“OTTAWA, Ontario, May 30, 2018 /CNW/ — The Canadian American Business Council (CABC) is convening thought leaders in Ottawa from the private “
TAGS: investment in life sciences, Andrew Casey, CEO of BIOTECanada


Business Wire (press release)
“… capital firm Versant Ventures, in partnership with the University of Toronto and University Health Network’s Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.”
TAGS: first clinical trial, immuno-oncology antibody, MSC-1


“The Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre is hosting the inaugural Cardiovascular and Stroke Summit in Thunder Bay. This is the first time a …”
TAGS: cardiac and stroke summit, Thunder Bay


“Dr. Carole Mayer is a scientist at the Health Sciences North Research Institute whose work focuses on the psychological and social impact of cancer …”
TAGS: Sudbury researcher, Dr. Carole Mayer, cancer patients, Health Sciences North Research Institute


“But voters in Ottawa West–Nepean, including Dr. Cleo Mavriplis, say parties looking for solutions to health-care problems need to look beyond the … “
TAGS: Hallway medicine, Elder care, overcrowded hospitals


National Institutes of Health (press release)
“Some human brains are nearly twice the size of others – but how might that matter? Researchers at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and …”
TAGS: bigger brain, Research