Daily Media Digest November 16, 2017

EurekAlert (press release)
“VIDEO: In a study that looked at data over a 10-year period, York University researchers, in collaboration with Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario …”
TAGS: children, concussions, no follow-up


620 CKRM.com
“Minister of Health Jim Reiter was at the Health Innovation Summit Wednesday to open the event. The summit is the first of its kind, as it aims to achieve …”
TAGS: health innovation, Saskatchewan


Regina Leader-Post
“Lessons learned from Alberta’s transition to a single health authority … with Alberta Health Services speak at Health Innovation Summit: Inspiring …”
TAGS: Alberta transitions, single health authority


Peace River Record Gazette
“Other speakers will include local representatives from EMS, RCMP, Alberta Health Services (AHS) addictions and mental health units as well as a …”
TAGS: Alberta Health Services, addiction,


Montreal Gazette
“Federal Science Minister Kirsty Duncan made the announcement at the university’s downtown campus on Wednesday as part of the unveiling of …”
TAGS: social studies research, federal funding


Medical Xpress
“A study led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and University Health Network (UHN) in Toronto has identified a molecular …”
TAGS: Molecular pathway, pulmonary fibrosis, UHN


“The researchers matched children in a 1:4 ratio based on birth date, sex, and … The study was funded by the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, … Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, and the SickKids Research Institute.”
TAGS: Inhaled Steroids, No Excess Bone Risk, study, ICES, Sick Kids Hospital


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Université Laval will use the funds to equip 17 teaching and research … “This investment in research and innovation at post-secondary institutions is … of our flagships in health research, and I am pleased that these investments help …”
TAGS: government funding, Quebec region


The Martlet
“He has declined to do so, stating that Orkambi has not been sufficiently proven to be successful, despite the fact that all 42 Canadian cystic fibrosis .”
TAGS: life-altering drug, cystic fibrosis


“The joint B.C. Coroners Service and First Nations Health Authority death panel review found Indigenous youth in B.C. died unexpectedly at a rate …”
TAGS: first nations, youth deaths


“Dr. Duncan Stewart, Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine. CBC News went inside several private clinics to learn more about the stem cell …”
TAGS: Dr. Duncan Stewart, Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine, stem cell therapies


Calgary Herald
“U of C researchers sound alarm over radon levels in Calgary homes … Calgary homes tested exceeded Health Canada’s acceptable radon levels, …”
TAGS: radon, U of C Researchers, radon levels


Edmonton Journal
“The new Gamma Knife suite at the University of Alberta Hospital in Edmonton was officially opened on Nov.15, 2017. Larry Wong / Postmedia.”
TAGS: Gamma Knife, scalpel-free, brain surgery


“… of economics (photos courtesy of Council of Ontario Universities) … Veroniki’s post-doctoral research at the University of Toronto is focused on pulling … a professor in U of T’s Faculty of Medicine and a Canada research chair in …”
TAGS: U of T Researchers, Type 1 diabetes, Alzheimer’s dementia, Polanyi Prize


“A report from the Fraser Institute says more seniors are coming to B.C. than any other province, putting a strain on the provincial health care system …”
TAGS: seniors, BC, healthcare costs


Winnipeg Free Press
“Early action included the appointment of Canada’s first minister of science, and a … referred to as the tricouncil: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), …”
TAGS: Feds lacking, science promises, Naylor report