Daily Media Digest May 31, 2019

“The Lawson Health Research Institute says it’s found what may be the latest weapon in the battle against heart disease.”
TAGS: heart disease, MRI, diagnostics


“Adamson said OCT technology is expected to be used for middle-ear diagnoses within the Nova Scotia Health Authority within the next month or so.”
TAGS: hearing loss, diagnostics, medical technology


McGill Reporter
“… affiliated research institutes, the initial set of grants will support preliminary … Centre and one with the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital.”
TAGS: infectious disease, research projects, funding


Cantech Letter
“Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Evident, a member of the CPSI (NASDAQ: CPSI) family of companies and a …”
TAGS: health information, health care


Ottawa Sun
“CHEO’s Newcomer Navigator program helps newcomers navigate the pediatric health-care system and the hospital created a “toolkit” for the clients of …”
TAGS: newcomers, health care system


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“MAVIRET is approved in Canada for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) … For further information: Media: Muriel Haraoui, AbbVie Canada, …”
TAGS: hepatitis C, treatment, drug formulary, New Brunswick


McGill Reporter
“In 2013, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada began developing the Canadian version of CBME called Competency by Design …”
TAGS: medical education


“A McMaster University professor has been given one of the country’s highest honours for excellence in health research. Dr. Deborah Cook will be …”
TAGS: Dimensions EDI, CIHR Gold Leaf Prize