Daily Media Digest June 3, 2019

“New Sask. research offers glimmer of hope to those who have suffered a … marker” — refers to a broad category of measurable medical signs that can identify … Health Canada has approved a study using a low-frequency magnetic …”
TAGS: concussion, brain injury, diagnosis, biomarkers


CTV News
“The brain tumour typically leaves patients 14 to 16 months to live following a diagnosis, according to a news release from the University of Manitoba …”
TAGS: brain tumor, cancer, treatment


National Post
“… Physician-Scientist and Director of the Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation at the McGill University Health Centre, McGill University.”
TAGS: diabetes, risk, families


CTV News
“… form of radiation may improve survival for patients with metastatic cancer: study … In March 2019, Health Canada approved a medical device license for the … the machine to be sold commercially and used for research in Canada.”
TAGS: cancer, patients, treatment


Ottawa Sun
“… called Epic, went live at 5 a.m. at The Ottawa Hospital, The Ottawa Hospital Academic Family Health Team, The University of Ottawa Heart Institute, …”
TAGS: health information, health care


“Patients recovering at the Ottawa Heart Institute no longer have to lie in their beds staring at the ceiling — soon they’ll be able to gaze at comforting nature scenes instead.”
TAGS: art therapy, patients


Technology Networks
“… scientists from Lawson Health Research Institute … are the first to show that Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) can be used to measure how the heart uses oxygen for both healthy patients and those with heart disease. “
TAGS: MRI, heart disease


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“More specifically, this conference will focus on research relevant for understanding the biological basis of cancer using a variety of model systems including model organisms, in vitro systems and computer modeling.”
TAGS: cancer, research, conference


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Today, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, announced the launch of Statistics Canada’s …”
TAGS: evidence-based decision making, gender, diversity, inclusion, statistics