Daily Media Digest June 7, 2018

HuffPost Canada
“The Toronto Star recently asked health care experts for solutions to Ontario’s hallway medicine crisis. Oddly, they didn’t ask the Ontario Medical …”
TAGS: Ontario, fix healthcare


Markets Insider
““People who live with Crohn’s or colitis may have a hard time opening up about living with their disease,” said Mina Mawani, President and CEO of … “
TAGS: Gutsy Walk, Crohn’s and Colitis, Mina Mawani, fundraiser


GlobeNewswire (press release)
“… (TSX:LPX) a Phase 2 company developing a novel cardiovascular drug based on technology licensed from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.”
TAGS: Proteome Therapeutics , CEO, Bill Dickie, Ottawa Heart Institute


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Groundbreaking collaboration between Trillium Health Partners and Saint Elizabeth Health Care benefits more than 1,000 cardiac patients annually.”
TAGS: Trillium Health Partners’ (THP), Innovation, cardiac patients


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Mitacs alumni awarded for excellence in research and innovation. MONTREAL, June 6, 2018 /CNW/ – Seven up-and-coming Canadian …”
TAGS: Canadian entrepreneurs, innovations in health, food, and environment


“With the number of people with Alzheimer’s growing, France is taking a different approach to handling the disease by building an Alzheimer’s “village” …”
TAGS: Alzheimer’s, Village, France


Dal News
“In honour of Dalhousie’s Bicentennial, the Faculty of Science will celebrate both types of science champions. Beginning this month, Dal Science …”
TAGS: ask a Scientist, Dalhousie University, Science outreach program


Cystic Fibrosis News Today
“So says Durhane Wong-Rieger, president and CEO of the Canadian … provinces and British Columbia — as well as ALS, cystic fibrosis and spinal …”
TAGS: rare disease, Canada behind, CORD


CTV News
“The ministers also pledged more funding for Indigenous mental health and addiction treatment services, special help for Indigenous businesses to …”
TAGS: marijuana legalization, Aboriginal Health


Wire Service Canada (press release)
“… and artificial pancreas that have helped move us even closer to a cure for type 1 diabetes,” JDRF Canada President and CEO, Dave Prowten says. “
TAGS: fundraising, JDRF, cure diabetes, type 1 diabetes


The Globe and Mail
“Canada’s university researchers are generating more scholarship than ever, but the productivity of some of their global peers is improving even faster, …”
TAGS: Canadian Universities, researchers, slip in World ranking


Calgary Herald
“A Mount Royal University graduate has received the top prize from Oxford University for her research on Canada’s opioid crisis. Roisin Dillon … “
TAGS: MRU grad, top prize, Research, opioid crisis


The Kingston Whig-Standard
“Dr. Adrian Baranchuk, outside his office at Kingston General Hospital on Tuesday June 5 2018. Baranchuk recently discovered five young people … “
TAGS: lyme carditis, new treatment, Kingston General Hospital