Daily Media Digest June 15, 2018

“This powerful example highlights a paradigm shift in modern health care. We now have tools available – through genomics, AI and other big data … “
TAGS: national precision health initiative, Canada, Research


CTV News
“For the past two years, Grand River Hospital has partnered with the Juravinski Cancer Centre at Hamilton Health Sciences to offer a program to … “
TAGS: cancer patients, home care, Hamilton Health Sciences


“Mark Ahrens-Townsend, President & CEO of Kane Biotech, will be giving a presentation and meeting with investors attending the conference.”
TAGS: Kane Biotech, McroCap Conference, Toronto


“A PhD student at the University of Saskatchewan has won a national award for her findings that children in the suburbs are less active than their urban ..”
TAGS: suburban living, children, less active


The Sudbury Star
“In December 2015, Health Sciences North learned the provincial … to Sunnybrook (Health Sciences Centre) or Princes Margaret (Cancer Centre) in …”
TAGS: PET scanner, Health Sciences North, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, colorectal cancer


Toronto Star
“Emma Finlayson-Trick is a masters candidate in microbiology and immunology at Dalhousie University and an organizer of Atlantic Canada’s first …”
TAGS: Soapbox Science, Halifax, Dalhousie researcher


National Post
“Authors: Joel Lexchin, Professor Emeritus of Health Policy and Management, York University, Emergency Physician at University Health Network, …”
TAGS: prescription drugs, doctor recommendation


“… backed a recommendation from the World Health Organization in April that Dengvaxia, manufactured by Sanofi Pasteur, should not be used without …”
TAGS: dengue vaccine, increases risk


“The new school will bring teachers and researchers together to find out more about how young people learn and to explore best practices for teaching.”
TAGS: Roger Neilson, Canada’s first public elementary research school


The Telegram
“In his written decision, Khaladkar stated that since the issue is likely to affect other individuals or organizations hoping to conduct health research in …”
TAGS: Sequence Bio, Health Research, clinical trials


“When Dr. Jianghui Wang and his associates at the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia tested the impact of platypus milk on a …”
TAGS: Platypus milk, new drug, combat superbug


GlobeNewswire (press release)
“The addition of CAMH as an HRM sending facility removes the technology barrier of communication between the hospital and community-based …”
TAGS: OntarioMD, CAMH, direct link