Daily Media Digest June 26, 2018

The Globe and Mail
“Innovative Medicines Canada, which represents brand-name drug companies, said in a statement that it welcomed B.C.’s consultations. Alan Cassels …”
TAGS: drug companies, disclose payments, doctors


“Finally, Science Minister Kirsty Duncan hits the stage at the University of British Columbia, where she’ll unveil her government’s plan to invest in a …”
TAGS: federal funding, healthy seniors, scientific research


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, today announced that the government is …”
TAGS: Canadian science, deep freezer


CTV News
“But Dr. Andrew Morris, director of the antimicrobial stewardship program at Sinai Health System/University Health Network, sums up the government’s …”
TAGS: drug resistance, human health, antibiotic


Mother Nature Network (blog)
“… my optometrist’s advice and made an appointment to see her recommended surgeon, Dr. Allan Slomovic, at Toronto’s University Health Network. “
TAGS: cataract surgery, eye health,


CTV News
“It has been co-designed between the First Nations Health Authority and the 201 bands they have reached out to, as well the cancer agency.”.”
TAGS: cultural respect, cancer, Indigenous health


“The Public Health Agency of Canada took the lead on antimicrobial resistance … Cystic fibrosis patients are particularly prone due to their chronic lung … “
TAGS: drug resistance, infections


The Globe and Mail
“Adobe Systems Inc. is the latest foreign technology giant planning to open an artificial intelligence lab in Canada. The Silicon Valley software giant, …”
TAGS: adobe, artificial intelligence, technology, Canada


The Globe and Mail
“Coming up with that number requires a lot of sleuthing and some unpacking but ultimately tells us a lot about the morass in Canadian health care.”
TAGS: Ontario, health-care mess


Proactive Investors USA & Canada
“The company offers patients with type 2 diabetes the V-Go wearable insulin device, as a simple, affordable, all-in-one insulin delivery option that is …”
TAGS: medical device, V-Go, Type 2 diabetes