Daily Media Digest June 20, 2018

McGill Newsroom
“The Montreal Neurological Institute is a McGill University research and … is part of the Neuroscience Mission of the McGill University Health Centre. “
TAGS: Genes, Schizophrenia, Montreal Neurological Institute


Saskatoon StarPhoenix
“The University of Saskatchewan’s College of Medicine has avoided being placed on probation for an unprecedented third time, receiving full …”
TAGS: University of Saskatchewan, medical college,


Richmond News
“Vancouver Coastal Health officials are calling for provincial and municipal regulations and standards for trampoline parks following a fatality at …”
TAGS: regulations for parks, public health


Edmonton Journal
“Alberta’s Catholic health provider requires patients to leave its hospitals, nursing homes and hospice beds to receive the service, or even be assessed …”
TAGS: Covenant Health, assisted death


The Globe and Mail
“David Juurlink, an opioid expert and head of clinical pharmacology and toxicology at Toronto’s Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, said the decision … “
TAGS: opioid crisis, painkiller drug, tramadol


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Annual competition advances critical and needed research. TORONTO, June 19, 2018 /CNW/ – The Alzheimer Society Research Program (ASRP) is …”
TAGS: Alzheimer Society, Research Program, Dementia


“In Canada, there are currently no approved therapies to treat patients in the non-metastatic castration-resistant state of prostate cancer. Treatments to …”
TAGS: Prostate cancer, medical research


EurekAlert (press release)
“”If it does, this could potentially give us a treatment for mild, late-onset … member of the University Health Network and is affiliated with the University of …”
TAGS: deep brain stimulation, Alzheimer’s, advanced trials


UCalgary News
“A group of dedicated O’Brien Institute for Public Health researchers at the Cumming School of Medicine have spent the last five years making sure … “
TAGS: medical researchers, disease reporting, global standards


Dal News
“Faisal Jarrar made the trek all the way from South India to take part in Dalhousie’s Bachelor of Science in Medical Sciences (BSc Med Sci).”
TAGS: Dalhousie University, Science Program, Health


The Globe and Mail
“The urgency – this could actually have a positive impact on their school grades, on the conduct with their classmates, on their mental health, on their …”
TAGS: kids, outside, physical activity, healthy brain


Northern Ontario Business
“… and all the test samples are being sent to RNA Diagnostics at the Health Sciences North Research Institute in Sudbury’s south end for testing.”
TAGS: cancer tool, RNA Diagnostics, Inc., Health Sciences North, cancer


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“… and Director of the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute’s Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group (CHEO-HALO).”
TAGS: physical activity, brain health, CHEO,


“WATCH: A former patient of Kingston General Health Sciences is paying it forward to the hospital where she was treated. On Tuesday she donated a …”
TAGS: neuro surgery, Kingston General Hospital


EurekAlert (press release)
“”People could reap greater brain health benefits when these lifestyle … Baycrest is home to the federally and provincially-funded Centre for Aging and …”
TAGS: Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Dementia, lifestyle changes


Estevan Mercury
“Clint Davies was presented with a Diabetes Canada National Volunteer of the Year Award on Monday. Also participating in the presentation were …”
TAGS: Diabetes Canada, Clint Davies, Award , Diabetes