Daily Media Digest May 1, 2019

“VIDO-InterVac is one of the few institutes in Canada equipped to handle the world’s most dangerous viruses. Its researchers work on vaccines to …”
TAGS: vaccines, infectious diseases


“… and researchers from the Faculty of Medicine and University Health Network, looked at the health records of almost 240,000 Ontario residents who …”
TAGS: traumatic brain injury, Health data, prevention


CTV News
“Medical students from Lawson Health Research Institute and Western Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry packed the London Convention …”
TAGS: students, research


“… cascading problem for patients and the health-care system,” said Maria Klement, president of the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science.”
TAGS: lab technicians, medical testing, health care


UCalgary News
“For her pioneering research to explain the biology of the placenta, the crucial organ for pregnancy in humans and most other mammals, University of …”
TAGS: research award, developmental biology


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Today, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, announced that the Government of Canada is taking action to support the health …”
TAGS: climate change, public health


“It’s an encouraging sign, said central zone health protection manager Carla-Leah Hmidan — it means people are paying attention and taking a safety-first approach to public health.”
TAGS: measles, vaccination, public health