Daily Media Digest June 21, 2018

Canada NewsWire (press release)-18 hours ago
“At the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) we know that research has the power to change lives. As Canada’ s health research …”
TAGS: Dr. Michael J. Strong, CIHR, Health Research


Macleans.ca-17 hours ago
“Health Canada, the federal drug regulator, has been under pressure to launch a … twice as much on marketing drugs as it does on research and development.”
TAGS: opioid crisis, addiction, health Canada, restrictions


Financial Post-2 hours ago
“In Canada, the latest junk-science attempt to promote alcohol as a … Tim Caulfield, Canada Research Chair in health law and policy at the University of Alberta, …”
TAGS: alcohol, cancer, junk science


McGill Newsroom-21 hours ago
“$10-million gift strengthens McGill’s commitment to brain research, young … According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, in any given year, one in five …”
TAGS: $10-million gift, McGill University Centre (RI-MUHC), brain research


Canada NewsWire (press release)-20 hours ago
“Dr. Pickering is a professor and Canada Research Chair in Molecular … elements in biological systems that are important to the environment and human health.”
TAGS: Chair, Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), Dr. Ingrid Pickering


Tdnews-7 hours ago
“A groundbreaking discovery by University of Alberta researchers has identified … The research was funded by the Canadian Cancer Society and the Alberta …”
TAGS: University of Alberta, cancer, genes


Canada NewsWire (press release)-Jun. 20, 2018
“International project led by Crohn’s and Colitis Canada could lead to the … one of the top two health charity funders of Crohn’s and colitis research in the world, …”
TAGS: Crohn’s disease, Crohn’s and Colitis Canada, GEM Project


CTV News-20 hours ago
“The Canadian Nuclear Partners (CNP), the Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and … The announcement comes months after the National Research Universal …”
TAGS: Ontario nuclear plant, produce medical isotopes, diagnosing disease


GlobeNewswire (press release)-20 hours ago
“OTTAWA, June 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As the Canadian Senate officially … priority for health researchers and posed a hurdle to conducting studies.”
TAGS: marijuana legalization, Bill C-45, heart health, University of Ottawa Heart Institute


Canada NewsWire (press release)-17 hours ago
“I may be dull, but at least I’m sensitive – The National Research Council discovers better … about how sensors work, and holds significant potential for health and safety, manufacturing, … Research Officer, National Research Council of Canada.”
TAGS: Nanotechnology Research Centre, sensor work, dull resonance


Medical Xpress-21 hours ago
“Brain scans of days-old premature babies could help researchers determine the best … Steve Miller from the renowned Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. … Today, the researchers received $1.2 million in funding from the Health …”
TAGS: brain scans, preterm babies, brain development