Daily Media Digest June 14, 2018

Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Today, while visiting the University of Ottawa’s Heart Institute, Parliamentary Secretary for Science, Kate Young, and Parliamentary Secretary to the …”
TAGS: Canada’s scientists, bridge, artificial intelligence, Health Research


“Vancouver Coastal Health is suing a mother for allegedly not paying her bill after giving birth at Richmond Hospital six years ago. According to a B.C. …”
TAGS: Vancouver Coastal Health, hospital bill, The health authority


Toronto Star
“… the evidence for that is in the increasing waiting lists in health authority facilities like Fraser Health or Vancouver Coastal Health,” Williamson said.”
TAGS: chronic pain, treatment, crisis


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“SHANGHAI, June 14, 2018 /CNW/ — Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Division … China is playing an increasing role in the global healthcare innovation …”
TAGS: Johnson & Johnson, Shanghai Lung Cancer, Innovation


CHAT News Today
“MEDICINE HAT – Alberta Health Services is warning about an apparent spike in cases of sexually transmitted diseases in the South Zone. Between …”
TAGS: Alberta Health Services, gonorrhea,


The Globe and Mail
“… Shady Ashamalla, head of the division of general surgery and head of colorectal cancer surgery at Toronto’s Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. “
TAGS: colorectal cancer, disease, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“OAKVILLE, ON, June 13, 2018 /CNW/ – UCB Canada Inc. announced today that Quebecers now have publicly funded access (special authorization) to …”
TAGS: Parkinson’s disease, NEUPRO® (rotigotine), Quebec


International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics
“Dr Meghan Azad, assistant professor in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba, said: “A positive test is not necessarily proof …”
TAGS: breast milk, food allergies, new research


Toronto Star
“HALIFAX—An event at the IWK Health Centre helps new and experienced fathers get together and talk about the roles of caregiving. The regular …”
TAGS: neonatal care, IWK Health Centre


CTV News
“… the lungs are infused with fluids and nutrients and with antiviral medications to lower the hepatitis C virus count (Photo: University Health Network). “
TAGS: hepatitis C-infected lungs, clinical trial, Research, University Health Network


“… PhD, senior scientist at The Hospital for Sick Children and Fellow at the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, looked at previous studies that …”
TAGS: memory, neuroscience, Sick Kids Hospital


UCalgary News
““A lot of clinical research requires control subjects,” says Kirton. “A paediatric control study that includes children who are healthy is usually more … “
TAGS: research studies, paediatric, Health Research


“A man from Kingfisher Lake First Nation has just wrapped up a 700-kilometre walk to raise awareness for diabetes. Garry Sugarhead began his trek …”
TAGS: northern Ontario, first nations, diabetes