Daily Media Digest May 21, 2019

The Globe and Mail
“… Dr. Redelmeier, who is also a physician at Toronto’s Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and a professor of medicine at the University of Toronto.”
TAGS: dementia, concussion, older adults


The Globe and Mail
“… to over 80 per cent in children,” says Dr. Samir Sinha, director of geriatrics at Sinai Health System and the University Health Network in Toronto.”
TAGS: pneumonia, seniors, vaccination


“The questions deal with risk factors that cause diseases like cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and Alzheimer’s. The new questionnaire looks at the …”
TAGS: Ontario Health Study, long-term survey, health information


McGill Reporter
“”It makes me proud that our nurses are helping them through that process by focussing on whatever strengths the patients still have,” notes Georgia Niarchos …”
TAGS: nursing, neurological patients


“”They don’t behave like stem cells,” Michael Rudnicki, stem cell scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, told CBC News last September when we first wrote about the name controversy.”
TAGS: stem cell therapies, Health Canada


CTV News
“For Dr. Shady Ashamalla, a surgical oncologist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto who specializes in colorectal cancer among …”
TAGS: colorectal cancer, international study, prevalence


“Income is very closely tied to health, according to Dennis Raphael, professor at York University’s School of Health Policy and Management.”
TAGS: income, health, barriers


American Medical Association
“The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada established a physician wellness strategy task force to influence doctor education across …”
TAGS: physicians, wellness, burnout


“Dr. Ralph Meyer, vice president of oncology and palliative care for Hamilton Health Sciences and regional vice president of Cancer Care Ontario, said …”
TAGS: treatment, cancer, stem cell transplant


“Paul Davidson, president and CEO of Universities Canada, said many of the Saudi students, primarily medical students, graduate students and those nearing the end of their studies, were allowed to stay and keep their scholarships.”
TAGS: medical students, Saudi Arabia


The Globe and Mail
“… who has written on mental health in prison inmates and is chief of forensic psychiatry at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, said people with …”
TAGS: yoga, mental health, prison, inmates