Daily Media Digest May 30, 2018

“… vice-president for oncology and palliative care at Hamilton Health Sciences and professor in the Department of Oncology, McMaster University.”
TAGS: palliative care, home-care delivery, Hamilton


Red Deer Advocate
“Now it comes down to Alberta Health Services or AHS agencies such as Turning Point and Safe Harbour Society to apply for a federal exemption …”
TAGS: fentanyl, highest in Alberta, red deer


MedPage Today
“… permanent pacemaker during their hospitalization for TAVR, Harindra Wijeysundera, MD, PhD, of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, …”
TAGS: TAVR, Pacemakers, costs


“The event will be broadcast live from the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, which cares for children from across the Maritimes as well as several locations …”
TAGS: IWK Telethon, for children


Targeted Oncology
“… University of Toronto, and staff radiation oncologist, Princess Margaret Hospital/University Health Network, discussed the current and future role of …”
TAGS: radiotherapy, cancer, Oncology


Haliburton County Echo
“Hoare is an associate professor at McMaster University’s department of chemical engineering. His research investigates how hydrogels – a material …”
TAGS: hydrogel research, medical application, Haliburton Highlands Secondary School, Award


Nevada Today
“The University’s 2018 Rising Researchers: Dr. Wesley Chalifoux, assistant professor of chemistry, and Dr. Jacqueline … at the University of Birmingham and the Brain and Mind Institute at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. “
TAGS: Regents’ Rising Researchers, Innovation, Dr. Jacqueline Snow, Brain and Mind Institute at the University of Western Ontario, Canada


“Paige Shemilt has spent three years as chapter president of the North Bay chapter of Cystic Fibrosis Canada and feels a personal connection to the …”
TAGS: cystic fibrosis, Awareness, Cystic Fibrosis Canada


“Many studies have highlighted the gap between health outcomes for Indigenous people in Canada, compared to the rest of the population.”
TAGS: Carrie Bourassa, sudbury, Indigenous health


McGill Newsroom
“The Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montreal (CIRM) at McGill University invites applications for a Canada Research Chair in Social … “
TAGS: Canada Research Chair, Innovation, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montreal (CIRM)


“A prominent researcher is calling for the creation of an independent body to monitor the claims of alternative health professionals, following a series of … “
TAGS: call for independent monitor, Alternative medicine, Timothy Caulfield


The Scientist
““We need to create a new risk score for schizophrenia, incorporating not only genes but also placental health,” study coauthor Daniel Weinberger of …”
TAGS: Placental Health, Schizophrenia, genetic risk factors


“Health Sciences North is continuing to gather community feedback as they shape their strategic plan which is set to be unveiled early next year.”
TAGS: Health Sciences North, Carrie Bourassa, Indigenous health