Daily Media Digest June 4, 2019

UM Today (press release)
“Studies have shown that the risk of breast cancer can be reduced by half using medicine to prevent it. So the research team sought to determine if …”
TAGS: breast cancer, women’s health, prevention


“Dr. Juveria Zaheer of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto saw a gap in the information to guide clinicians in treating Muslim patients …”
TAGS: fasting, mental health


McGill University Health Center
“”With Opal, patients better understand their disease and ask more pertinent questions. That helps us focus the clinical visit on their needs,” explains …”
TAGS: digital technology, patients, health app


“… some of the country’s largest mental health and emergency centres say the new laws have dumped no discernible increase in cannabis-related cases on their doorsteps.”
TAGS: cannabis, legalization


University Affairs
“Two years after the release of Canada’s Fundamental Science Review sounded the alarm about Canada’s flagging investment in research and …”
TAGS: David Naylor, fundamental science review, advocacy


“… hospital improvements and building a new patient care centre on University Avenue, as well as pediatric health research and patient care initiatives.”
TAGS: donation, health research


The Kingston Whig-Standard
““Crohn’s and Colitis Canada, a large component of the money they raise goes towards research, education and advocacy,” Chris Mackey, walk …”
TAGS: Gutsy Walk, Crohn’s disease, colitis, fundraising


CTV News
“Maritimers have opened their hearts — and their wallets — once again in support of the IWK Health Centre, raising a record-breaking $6.7 million for …”
TAGS: fundraising, telethon, donations