Daily Media Digest May 25, 2018

Business Wire (press release)
“This research was supported by grants to Drs. Buret and Wallace from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Crohn’s Colitis Canada and the …”
TAGS: Antibe Therapeutics Inc., Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD), Hydrogen Sulfide Technology,


Health Thoroughfare
““People do respond to monetary rewards,” stressed Dr. Andrew Pipe, a quit smoking researcher from the Ottawa Heart Institute and the University of …”
TAGS: free money, quit smoking,


NOW Magazine
“Fun-filled, family-friendly, and non-competitive 5K walk to raise money for research and patient programs. 8:30 am-3 pm. Free registration.”
TAGS: Crohn’s and Colitis, Gutsy Walk, Toronto


“In a partnership between Vancouver Coastal Health and RainCity Housing, a new overdose prevention site (OPS) launched at St. Paul’s Hospital on …”
TAGS: safe injection site, Providence Health Care, Vancouver Coast Health


Technology Networks
“Scientists have revealed a new link between alcohol, heart health and our … and the Wellcome Trust through the Health Innovation Challenge Fund.”
TAGS: faulty gene, Alcohol-induced, heart failure,


Toronto Star
“Sick Kids has led a large number of these successful efforts. Many children with chronic conditions such as type 1 diabetes or cystic fibrosis now grow … “
TAGS: Good 2 Go Transition Program (G2G), closing, sickkids


Cape Breton Post
“… Nation, graduated from McMaster University medical school, becoming perhaps the first Cape Breton Mi’kmaq person to earn a medical degree.”
TAGS: Carl Marshall, First Nations, Mi’kmaq, First Medical Doctor


Science Daily
“Researchers at Western University were interested in the origin of a gene that encodes for protein, HERC5, shown to potently inhibit HIV. In a new …”
TAGS: HIV, gene, encodes protein, HERC5


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“New Research Points to a ‘Perfect Storm’ in Canada for Eye Disease from … In collaboration with the International Diabetes Federation, and the …”
TAGS: eye health, vision loss, diabetes


UCalgary News
“The Owerko Centre Conference is an annual event that profiles neurodevelopment and child mental health research from faculties and departments …”
TAGS: Gut-brain connection, brain development, immune system


“Dr. Amadeo Parissenti with Health Sciences North Research Institute says the trail is looking at how tumours respond to chemotherapy treatment.”
TAGS: international Study, breast cancer, Health Science North Research Institute


“Frustrated indigenous leaders and human rights advocates called out Justin Trudeau for comments made about Grassy Narrows mercury”
TAGS: first nations, Grassy Narrows, Mercury poisoning, Indigenous health


The Scientist
“One patient with diabetes was able to reduce his medication use while receiving targeted electrical pulses. “
TAGS: deep brain stimulation, boosts insulin sensitivity, diabetes