Daily Media Digest November 15, 2017

Radio Canada International
“Dr Jeffrey Perry (MD MSc) is a senior scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, a professor at the University of Ottawa’s department of …”
TAGS: aster emergency room analysis, save lives, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“The Ontario Brain Institute is a provincially-funded, not-for-profit research centre seeking to maximize the impact of … The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is recognized as one of the world’s foremost paediatric health-care …”
TAGS: Ontario Brain Institute, Open Data on Autism, Sick Kids Hospital


“Common practice, and recently published research, shows that the risk of complications with surgery increases in very old or frail adults including …”
TAGS: LVAD surgery, Frailty


The Scientist
“At the conference, Doris Doudet of the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute and colleagues report that exposing rats to β-sitosterol glycoside …”
TAGS: Research Links Gut Health to Neurodegeneration, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s


“Innovation Saskatchewan is hosting the first annual “SPARK Night” to connect researchers with others in similar areas of interest and promote …”
TAGS: innovators, healthcare, Saskatchewan


“No one from Alberta Health Services was available for interview on the report, but a spokesperson said there are strict follow-up procedures after a …”
TAGS: Alberta women, physical trauma, childbirth


“On Tuesday morning, Mount Sinai Hospital and the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) introduced Eiko Crisostomo, now almost three months old, …”
TAGS: In-utero spina bifida, fetus,


McGill Tribune
“Through mathematical modeling and collaboration with scientists at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), McGill researchers, including …”
TAGS: mRNA, Alzheimer’s


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“The PMPRB’s latest annual reports shows that in 2016, member companies of Innovative Medicines Canada (formerly Rx&D) spent only 4.9% of their …”
TAGS: Canadian R&D-to-Sales Ratio, Brand-name drugs


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“”I commend the tremendous achievements of the employees we are celebrating today,” said the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science.”
TAGS: National Research Council of Canada, organization’s scientific and technological achievements


“From the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada … Toronto Western Hospital/University Health Network, Toronto, Canada (PY, JP, …”
TAGS: pain, Subconjunctival Cefazolin-Lidocaine, Randomized Control Trial


Technology Networks
“T-cells are one of the immune system’s major weapons. … components into human renal cells and (adipose) stem cells, thereby transforming them into … The third component is a gene network that generates a molecule complex.”
TAGS: Engineering Non-immune Cells, cancer cells


“For the fourth year in a row, the work conducted at Lawson Health Research Institute has landed London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care …”
TAGS: Lawson Health Research Institute , top ten research hospitals in the country


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“”In wanting to reduce the prices of drugs, Health Canada runs the risk of … to live longer lives, depends on colossal investments and many years of research.”
TAGS: cost of medication, too low could reduce access