Daily Media Digest March 19, 2019

UCalgary News
“… scientists have potentially gained a powerful new way to explore the complex interactions between the body and the communities of bacteria, or microbiome, that are naturally present in the intestine …”
TAGS: gut microbiota, metabolic processes, research


The Kingston Whig-Standard
“But Sachs, director of neuromodulation and functional neurosurgery at TOH and a researcher with the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, expects to …”
TAGS: virtual reality, Parkinson’s disease, treatment


“… don’t know about neonatal immunology,” said Dr. Jeffrey Pernica, head of pediatric infectious disease at McMaster Children’s Hospital in Hamilton.”
TAGS: newborns, immunology, vaccination


UM Today (press release)
“That passion has developed into a career in injury-prevention research for both athletes and non-athletes. Originally from Birtle, Man., a small town …”
TAGS: injury prevention, athletes, youth


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“The task force will identify what regulatory changes are required for physicians to deliver care to patients within and across provincial/territorial boundaries …”
TAGS: health care, access, quality of care, patients, virtual technology


UCalgary News
“In February, almost 50 students from two Siksika Nation schools enjoyed a full day of activities at the Cumming School of Medicine as part of a Mini …”
TAGS: Indigenous, medicine, students, youth


“… to your physiotherapist or other health-care provider about which of the following recommendations from Osteoporosis Canada are suitable for you.”
TAGS: osteoporosis, physical activity


The Globe and Mail
“The growing threat of measles is prompting health centres across Canada to introduce new measures to stop the spread of the highly contagious virus, including banning unvaccinated individuals from their facilities.”
TAGS: measles outbreak, vaccination, public health


CTV News
“Finance Minister Bill Morneau will release the Trudeau government’s final budget of its mandate Tuesday, just seven months before the …”
TAGS: political Ottawa, federal budget, Budget 2019