Daily Media Digest November 10, 2017

Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Toronto’s University Health Network topped the list with $332.0 million of research spending, followed by Hospital for Sick Children ($201.5 million), …”
TAGS: University Health Network


McGill University Health Centre
“Thanks to its Research Institute, the MUHC ranks third on the annual top 40 list and keep its position of the most important research hospital in Quebec …”
TAGS: top 3 in Canada, McGill University Centre (RI-MUHC)


The Telegram
“Right now, she’s in a hospital bed at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute awaiting an HVAD — a mechanical heart pump. If the pump is successful, …”
TAGS: heart pump, University of Ottawa Heart Institute


“Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) say two of the most widely used pesticides in the world are toxic to songbirds. U of S biologist …”
TAGS: toxic pesticides, songbirds, research


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“… the future of science and health innovation. Starring three Canadian innovators, the Ontario Science Centre’s sold-out RBC Innovators’ Ball featured …”
TAGS: celebrate science, Innovators’ Ball


Dal News
“Dalhousie — which hosts the most CRCs of any university east of Quebec — also had three renewed chairs as part of the announcement alongside its …”
TAGS: 3 new Canada Research Chairs, Dalhousie University


March of Dimes Canada
“March of Dimes Canada’s retail initiative can be found at shopmarchofdimes.com. Visit one of the store’s departments for great deals. The online store …”
TAGS: shop, March of Dimes Canada


“The IWK Health Centre in Halifax announced this week that they’re introducing new screening tools for sepsis, one of the leading causes …”
TAGS: prevent sepsis, IWK Health Centre


BC Cancer Agency
“BC Cancer VP of Research Receives Nuclear Medicine Award. November 09, 2017 … Provincial Health Services Authority – Province-wide solutions.”
TAGS: BC Cancer Agency, Dr. François Bénard


National Post
“Dr. Adrian Owen and Dr. Lorina Naci of the University of Western Ontario in front of a scene from an Alfred Hitchcock movie. They have used Hitchcock …”
TAGS: waking during surgery, Scientists look for solution


“Hamilton researchers want to study the new high-dose flu shot that the … Loeb has funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for the …”
TAGS: Hamilton Researchers, Flu shot, vaccine


“Health Sciences North (HSN) and its affiliate, Health Sciences North Research Institute, continue to be listed as one of Canada’s Top 40 Research …”
TAGS: Health Science North Research Institute, top 40 research hospitals


“That’s the viewpoint of York University professor Andrea McKenzie, who’s book War-Torn Exchanges: The Lives and Letters of Nursing Sisters Laura …”
TAGS: Canadian Nurses, York University


Digital Journal
“Global Stem Cells Group (GSCG) is a worldwide network that combines seven major medical corporations, each focused on furthering scientific and …”
TAGS: Global Stem Cells Group (GSCG), stem cell and regenerative medicine