Daily Media Digest May 14, 2018

CTV News
“Before going under the knife at Toronto’s SickKids Hospital, Charlie’s sense of taste was severely hampered–even water tasted funny–but the …”
TAGS: sickkids, Toronto, kidney transplant


“In a report released earlier this week, Safely Fed Canada looked at … works with local authorities and Alberta Health Services to support best practices …”
TAGS: baby health, food needs, evacuation


The Globe and Mail
“For many lower-income people, the lack of coverage means they must simply go without, says Rachel Caissie, an audiologist at Dalhousie University … “
TAGS: hearing loss, subsidy, Dalhousie University,


“Nearly all research to date has focused exclusively on male brains, which is why Lee-Gartner is joining three other prominent Canadian athletes as …”
TAGS: Olympic ski champ, brain, concussion research, Kerrin Lee-Gartner


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“OTTAWA, May 14, 2018 /CNW/ – Echoing years of lacklustre innovation performance, Canada has slipped slightly in the latest The Conference Board …”
TAGS: Conference Board of Canada, innovation rankings,


“Lots of research has been done on cannabis and dependence issues. But you won’t find many that focus on women and the drug that will be legalized …”
TAGS: women’s health, cannabis, Research, Dalhousie University


CTV News
“A Canadian doctor has launched the world’s first study exploring whether bipolar … Health Canada says bipolar disorder is believed to be caused by a …”
TAGS: bipolar disorder, gut bacteria, Toronto doctor, new treatment


“Medical researcher Yvonne Bombard is worried about a future where Canadians could face increasing discrimination based on their genetic profiles.”
TAGS: genetic profiling, The Genetic Non-Discrimination Act , Quebec, Researchers


The Kingston Whig-Standard
“Subjects to be discussed include innovations in health care at the Kingston Health Sciences Centre, adolescent Indigenous mental health, the subject …”
TAGS: event, healthcare, Kingston Health Science Centre


“And as Ontario’s population grows in size and age, our health care utilization, by definition, will swell. This means more patients using our health care … “
TAGS: healthcare, government created, problems


“Scientists believe that Vitamin D is the answer to treating diabetes. Starting from the fact that diabetes is a disease caused by inflammation, … “
TAGS: Vitamin D, treating , Diabetes