Daily Media Digest May 24, 2019

“A newly-announced study from the Lawson Health Research Institute will look into how smart technology can serve those with mental illness.”
TAGS: mental health, smart technology


CTV News
“University of Saskatchewan researchers aim to create an artificial wearable kidney that would reduce the need for hospital visits and decrease health …”
TAGS: artificial organs, kidney failure


McGill Reporter
“The human body has a remarkable ability to repair and renew itself. However, as we all know, our regenerative capacity quickly dwindles once we reach adulthood.”
TAGS: stem cell, gut health, inflammatory bowel disease


National Post
“While we should all strive for a balanced diet, York University researchers say the extreme pursuit of healthy eating can be a sign of …”
TAGS: mental health, healthy eating, orthorexia nervosa


UCalgary News
“The University of Calgary’s Andrew Daly performed the stem cell transplant that cured Revée Agyepong’s sickle cell anemia. Photos by Nedaa Al- …”
TAGS: stem cell, research, patient


“… tricky business, but the Toronto-based Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has been conducting a useful survey on this topic going back …”
TAGS: addiction, substance abuse


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Following the signing of an agreement between AbbVie and the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance (pCPA), Ontario is the first province to …”
TAGS: leukemia, treatment, drug reimbursement, Ontario