Daily Media Digest May 17, 2018

“Twelve exceptional BC health professionals have been funded in MSFHR’s second Health Professional-Investigator (HP-I) competition. Each will receive funding to support research focused on answering questions derived from their practical experience and clinical expertise.”
TAGS: funding, Research, Michael Smith Foundation


EurekAlert (press release)
“To investigate, Évelyne Vinet MD, PhD, of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in Montreal, Quebec, and her …”
TAGS: Rheumatoid arthritis drugs, pregnancy, infection risk


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“HAMILTON, ON, May 16, 2018 /CNW/ – The Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS), the national professional society for Canada’s …”
TAGS: digital computerized testing, Prometric, CSMLS


The Daily Courier
“The Gutsy Walk, which is the largest single-day fundraiser for Crohn’s and Colitis Canada, will be held on June 3. This Saturday, in honour of World …”
TAGS: Gusty Walk, Crohn’s and Colitis


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“VANCOUVER, May 16, 2018 /CNW/ – Cognetivity Neurosciences Ltd. (the “Company” or “Cognetivity”) (CSE: CGN) (FWB:1UB) today announced that … “
TAGS: Cognetivity Neurosciences, Innovation, Early diagnosis, Dementia


The Suburban Newspaper
“… Recognition Award from Concordia University on Monday. The couple received the Humberto Santos Award of Merit, which is granted to Concordia …”
TAGS: Avery Nathens, medical response, Toronto, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Concordia University


https://ryortho.com/ (press release)
“… published online by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Hannah Wunsch, M.D., M.Sc., of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, …”
TAGS: Johns Hopkins researchers, opioid crisis, non-opioid pain medications


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, delivered that message on April 18, 2018, …”
TAGS: scientists, speak about research, Kirsty Duncan


GlobeNewswire (press release)
“For many people, low literacy can act as a barrier to good health and … Medical Lead, Aboriginal Health Program (North Zone), Alberta Health … “
TAGS: Canadians, Health, literacy


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“OTTAWA, May 16, 2018 /CNW/ – Canada’s scientists are making discoveries that lead to new opportunities, a stronger economy and a growing middle …”
TAGS: research tools, Canadian scientists, Université de Sherbrooke


“The province’s Health Research Ethics Authority is defending its work following criticism from researchers claiming the regulator’s decisions have … “
TAGS: Health Research, Ethics authority


The Globe and Mail
“In today’s golden age of cancer research, experimental therapies are curing tough-to-treat cancers like never before. But a child’s chances of receiving …”
TAGS: leukemia, pediatric cancer, funding, Health Canada


“Ministers fan out to unveil new cash for Indigenous health services, … in this case, “to create middle-class jobs and spur innovation,” courtesy of the Strategic … Also on the Atlantic Canadian circuit today: Small Business and Tourism …”
TAGS: Indigenous health, funding


GlobeNewswire (press release)
“… that has resulted in a world-class M-Health product and has enhanced Canada’s international reputation for healthcare innovation and excellence.”
TAGS: Reformulary Group, consumer tool, research on prescription drugs, DrugFinder


Montreal Gazette
“Other recent research shows that loneliness is just as much of a health risk … Indeed, research shows that around one in five Canadians experience … “
TAGS: epidemic of loneliness, Canadians Health


“According to MS researcher and historian Dr. Jock Murray, descriptions of … Freedman, an MS researcher at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. “
TAGS: MS, multiple sclerosis, chronic disease, Research


“The York University School of Continuing Studies has announced a part-time certificate in machine learning. York University said the certificate is …”
TAGS: machine learning, skills gap, York University


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Canadians living with diabetes require varying levels of education, access to resources, and support depending on their personal situation or the ..”
TAGS: diabetes, health information, sanofi