Daily Media Digest June 27, 2018

The Globe and Mail
“… a Toronto emergency-room doctor and professor emeritus at York University’s … director of the health law institute at Dalhousie University in Halifax .”
TAGS: drug companies, stop marketing, opioid crisis, addiction


Abbotsford News
“Fraser and Vancouver Coastal Health Authority have had the highest number of illicit drug overdose deaths, 199 and 182 deaths, respectively, so far …”
TAGS: drug overdose, opioid crisis, BC


The London Free Press
“… Jon Barrett, chief of maternal-fetal medicine at Toronto’s Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and one of the authors of the new opinion statement.”
TAGS: C-sections, on demand, pregnant women,


Edmonton Journal
“In a review of the deaths of 12 young people who died from opioid poisoning … Alberta Health counted 733 people who died from an apparent opioid …”
TAGS: teen deaths, opioid addiction, Alberta


Technology Networks
“Scientists are a step closer to understanding which genes are responsible for early onset Alzheimer’s disease in people with Down syndrome, thanks … “
TAGS: Genes link, Alzheimer’s Disease, Down Syndrome


The Globe and Mail
“Andy Adams holds his daughter, Paizlee, for only the second time in their suite at the IWK Health Centre’s new neonatal intensive care unit in Halifax. “
TAGS: premmie, newborns, IWK Health Centre, new approach


“In terms of pathology and treatment, 71% had ≥pT2 disease and 40% … Joint Department of Medical Imaging, University Health Network, Toronto, ON …”
TAGS: Predicting Perioperative Complications, bladder cancer, CUA 2018


EurekAlert (press release)
“A research team led by a St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital … Other co-authors were Wendy Leisenring of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, … School and Paul C. Nathan of the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.”
TAGS: childhood cancer survivors, Health, future


The Telegram
“The Health Research Ethics Authority (HREA) is establishing a separate subcommittee whose express purpose is to review applications to conduct … “
TAGS: The Health Research Ethics Authority (HREA), Newfoundland, genetic or genomic research


UCalgary News
“The planned diagnostic tool is the work of a team of UCalgary engineers and medical researchers. Their latest papers on the project were recently …”
TAGS: research tool, brain injury, concussion, Head trauma


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Pilot project with the Government of New Brunswick will focus on helping seniors to be active, live safely and enjoy good health. MONCTON, NB, June …”
TAGS: New Brunswick, govt funding , Senior Health


“”I was seeing people with diabetes getting worse and worse, people getting their legs amputated, people having to go onto dialysis, and I knew there …”
TAGS: low carb clinic, Ontario, Diabetes