Daily Media Digest May 28, 2019

“The paper was produced by a team of researchers led by Ivan Litvinov, a Montreal dermatologist at the McGill University Health Centre. “There’s quite …”
TAGS: cancer, prevalence, chemical pollution


CTV News
“The test is available in Edmonton thanks to new lab space opened at … Alberta Health Services says this could be an important tool in diagnosing …”
TAGS: colorectal cancer, diagnosis, medical technology


The Globe and Mail
“Bill Wilkerson is the Executive Chairman of Mental Health International, Industry Professor of International Mental Health at McMaster University and …”
TAGS: artificial intelligence, mental health


National Post
“… but those standards of care aren’t reaching patients,” study author Dr. Natalie Coburn, a surgical oncologist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre …”
TAGS: pancreatic cancer, treatment, chemotherapy


Policy Options
“According to Canada’s Rare Disease Strategy, a national plan developed in 2015 by the Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders (CORD) …”
TAGS: rare diseases, treatment, research, caregivers


The Battlefords News-Optimist
“Three outstanding University of Saskatchewan researchers have been awarded Vanier and Banting scholarships and fellowships …”
TAGS: research, regenerative medicine, mental health, Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships, Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships


“But Dr. Andrew Pipe, a doctor at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute who focuses on cardiovascular collapse and sudden cardiac death in sport, …”
TAGS: heart health, marathon, sudden cardiac arrest


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“BC Cancer, a program of the Provincial Health Services Authority, is committed to reducing the incidence of cancer, reducing the mortality from cancer …”
TAGS: rare diseases, children, genomics


The Kingston Whig-Standard
““We’re really fortunate that we have Queen’s University here. They do receive a lot of funding from the MS (Society) for research, so the money is …”
TAGS: multiple sclerosis, fundraiser


Ottawa Citizen
“André Picard, public health columnist and author, told the panel that instead of demonizing or punishing the vaccine-hesitant, we should “endeavour …”
TAGS: vaccination, Senator Raymonde Gagné, Sanator Mohamed-Iqbal Ravalia


The Globe and Mail
“But the well-being of patients with incurable and often debilitating diseases should come first, said Mina Mawani, the group’s chief executive officer.”
TAGS: treatment, drugs, biosimilars