Daily Media Digest May 15, 2019

UCalgary News
“The University of Calgary conducts approximately 500 clinical trials at any given time. Clinical trials that are open to recruitment and seeking …”
TAGS: clinical trial, rare disorder


McGill Reporter
“Dr. Petrecca is leading the Canadian team, which includes medical professionals from The Neuro, the McGill University Health Centre Medical …”
TAGS: clinical trials, patients


The Kingston Whig-Standard
“Vancouver Coastal Health and B.C. Centre for Disease Control are collaborating on a pilot project that will provide substance users with take-home …”
TAGS: overdose prevention, drug checking kit, harm reduction


The Battlefords News-Optimist
“World’s first wearable kidney the goal of USask-led research team … medical researchers and clinical kidney specialists from clinics in Canada, the U.S. … “
TAGS: artificial organs, kidney failure, New Frontiers in Research Fund


CTV News
“In a review published in the journal Appetite, researchers from York University’s Faculty of Health examined numerous studies on a condition called …”
TAGS: healthy eating, orthorexia nervosa


“Dr. Robert Gagnon of the McGill University Health Centre’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology told Global News that C-sections are major …”
TAGS: women’s health, caesarean delivery, C-sections


CTV News
“Now a new project out of Western University and the Lawson Health Research Institute aims to show patients that there is life during and after dialysis.”
TAGS: patients, dialysis, kidney failure


UCalgary News
“Twelve early-career University of Calgary researchers from across the academy received NFRF funding to pursue their high-risk, high-reward work.”
TAGS: New Frontiers in Research Fund, early career researchers


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Artificial intelligence (AI) … has the power to help us address some of our most challenging problems, from improving Canadians’ health to fighting climate change.”
TAGS: artificial intelligence, advisory council