Daily Media Digest March 14, 2019

CTV News
“Doctors at the University of Calgary say a scientific trial that uses probiotics alongside antibiotics results in fewer cases of Clostridium difficile, …”
TAGS: clostridium difficile, C. diff research, probiotics, prevention


Toronto Star
“A renowned Halifax researcher is leading a new national program to improve pain management for Canadian children.”
TAGS: paediatric pain management , partnerships, patient engagement, scientific knowledge sharing , ,


The London Free Press
“Federal Science and Sport Minister Kirsty Duncan, at Western University, … London has both a major research school in Western and two research …”
TAGS: health research, Canada Foundation for Innovation , funding, federal budget


CTV News
“The Indigenous Primary Health and Wellness Home uses a “circle of care” approch, where people with multiple health concerns get support from a …”
TAGS: Indigenous health care, traditional wellness, team-based care, cultural values,


Folio – University of Alberta
“The microbiome of the human gut—the ecosystem of bacteria and other microbes that thrive within it—has become the latest frontier of research into a …”
TAGS: chronic pain, opioid addiction, research funding,


Technology Networks
“The results have implications for the way we think about afflictions that affect the hippocampus, like Alzheimer’s disease, as not only impacting memory …”
TAGS: cognitive functions, brain health, brain researcher, spatial memory , cognitive abilities