Daily Media Digest May 23, 2018

McGill Newsroom
“The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) is a world-renowned biomedical and healthcare research centre.”
TAGS: brain injury, hydration


Toronto Star
“Dr. Stewart and her staff at B.C. Children’s, they say, were a lifeline. … Mental Health Programs with the Provincial Health Services Authority, says … “
TAGS: obsessive-compulsive disorder , BC Support system


Vancouver Sun
“Strong social connections key to good physical, mental health: Study … in regions served by Vancouver Coastal Health and Fraser Health, focusing on …”
TAGS: social connections, mental health, study, Vancouver Coast Health


Benefits Canada
“Innovative Medicines Canada does an annual aggregate forecast on the market. I would recommend that industry associations, Canadian Life and … “
TAGS: drug plan management, prescription drugs, medical marijuana


Benefits Canada
“… come with consequences for plan members,” said Joe Farago, executive director of private payers and investment at Innovative Medicines Canada.”
TAGS: pharmacare, private plans, Reform of the Patented Medicine Prices


“… of Saskawatchen and Doctor of Medicine form the University of British Columbia. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of …”
TAGS: Dr. Arun Kumar Garg, Dr. Dave Hardwick Lifetime Achievement Award, University of British Columbia


Montreal Gazette
“Unacceptable delays — up to 66 weeks — in treating deadly musculoskeletal sarcoma are a matter of life and death, the health minister says.”
TAGS: ‘unacceptable’ wait times, cancer patients, inter-university network, Quebec


“U of S Vice-President Research Karen Chad said they are playing a … Innovation Saskatchewan’s investment matches funding from the federal …”
TAGS: University of Saskatchewan, Karen Chad, solar winds in space, funding


“… is not covered under the Canada Health Act even when it is considered “medically necessary,” flags the national report led by McMaster University.”
TAGS: senior care, McMaster University, study, home care, social isolation


“A significant Canadian scientific achievement occurred in Congo. This week, the made-in-Canada Ebola vaccine was used for the first time to control …”
TAGS: ebola vaccine, made in Canada


Samsung Newsroom
“In addition to Centers in Korea and the U.S., Samsung Research operates five AI Centers around the world dedicated to exploring the full potential of … “
TAGS: artificial intelligence, Samsung Research centre, Canada


The Globe and Mail
“Canada has undertaken one of the biggest, boldest studies on aging in the world, and the data is just beginning to trickle out. The good, if predictable, …”
TAGS: New study, Canadian seniors, age healthly


“This syndrome can increase your risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. It has been said that Canada is at the “tipping point” in our response to …”
TAGS: diabetes, Metabolic syndrome, disease, Wellness