Daily Media Digest March 4, 2019

“… research led by Paul Santerre, professor at the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering (IBBME) and University Health Network Baxter …”
TAGS: bone fractures, medical device, pre-clinical testing


“According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, … an associate professor at McMaster University and the medical director of …”
TAGS: women’s health, premenstrual dysphoric disorder


“Results from a new study by researchers at Western University shows the brain health of older adults can be enhanced by low-intensity physical …”
TAGS: exercise, brain health, healthy aging


CP24 Toronto’s Breaking News
“Maikel Rheinstadter, a physics professor with McMaster University in Hamilton, and Andree Khondker, an undergraduate biochemistry student, said …”
TAGS: antibiotic resistance, bacteria


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Today, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, announced an investment of $1.7 million over the next two years for 8 projects that …”
TAGS: research funding, climate change, public health, Ginette Petitpas Taylor


National Post
“… one-size-fits-all for turning the tide on the opioid crisis,” said Nolan, who is also medical director of the addiction program at Providence Health Care.”
TAGS: opioid crisis, addiction, treatment


The Sudbury Star
“Dominic Giroux, the CEO of Health Sciences North, is more optimistic about the direction the Ford government is taking. “The health-care sector in …”
TAGS: Ontario, health care, The People’s Health Care Act


CTV News
“Replacing her as Indigenous services minister was former veterans affairs minister Seamus O’Regan. Trudeau also tapped rookie Nova Scotia MP …”
TAGS: political Ottawa, cabinet shuffle


Toronto Star
“OTTAWA—It’s a déjà vu posting for Canada’s latest veterans affairs minister — the 10th in a decade. Prime Minister … The federal government may face a lawsuit from veterans who say their health has suffered as a result of the drug.”
TAGS: Veterans Affairs Minister, cabinet shuffle, veteran health