Daily Media Digest March 29, 2019

CTV News
“A study at the University of Calgary is attempting to determine the cause of migraines in children and teenagers and researchers are actively seeking …”
TAGS: migraine, children, prevention


“A research team from UBC and Ontario’s McMaster University have developed a material based on plant cellulose that might replace synthetic bone …”
TAGS: bone implants, bioengineering


Folio – University of Alberta
“An experimental combination drug therapy attacking the DNA integrity of cancer cells is showing promise for a possible new cancer therapy in the …”
TAGS: cancer, treatment, combined drug therapy


“It may only be a matter of months before patients can see their own health records on an iPad or cellphone, says a University of Saskatchewan nursing …”
TAGS: health records, health care


“Cameron’s blood was tested by Hill, who holds the Canada Research Chair in Neurobiology of Stress. He worked to quantify Cameron’s loss of FAAH …”
TAGS: genetic mutation, pain


Toronto Star
“Board members like the Alzheimer’s Society of Canada CEO Pauline Tardif (who is co-chair) and Dr. Samir Sinha, director of geriatrics for Sinai Health …”
TAGS: dementia, patients, stigma


The Tri-City News
“Joan King, the manager of government relations and advocacy for Diabetes Canada, said public coverage of insulin pumps is inconsistent across …”
TAGS: diabetes, insulin pump, access to care


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“CADTH is pleased to celebrate outstanding and ongoing achievements in the field of health technology assessment (HTA) by announcing the recipients of the 2019 CADTH Recognition Awards. “
TAGS: health technology, CADTH Recognition Awards


“This report brings together data and feedback from across Canada and was developed in partnership with BIOTECanada, ECO Canada, BioNB, …”
TAGS: biotechnology, labour market