Daily Media Digest November 20, 2017

Canada NewsWire (press release)
“”The Heart Institute is grateful to CP for stepping in to help us promote our fundraising efforts and to serve as a corporate leader through the CP Has Heart initiative,” said Jim Orban, President and CEO of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation “This $205,500 gift will go a long way towards …”
TAGS: CP, Heart fundraiser


Sunnybrook Hospital
“Motorcycles now account for approximately 10 per cent of all motor vehicle deaths despite making up only two per cent of the vehicles on Ontario roads, according to a new study from the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. In the study, published …”
TAGS: fatal motor vehicle accidents, motorcycles


Toronto Star
“Science Minister Kirsty Duncan promises the science adviser’s office will be completely independent. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press).”
TAGS: Mona Nemer, Science Advisor


Anesthesiology News
““And as part of some of his studies, he has an fMRI database that is … of cardiac anesthesia at the University of Western Ontario, in London, Ontario, …”
TAGS: brain function, post-op atrial fibrillation,


MetroNews Canada
“The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) has had funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada — approximately $900,000 in 2017 …”
TAGS: Indigenous health, AIDS group, Funding cuts


The Quebec Post
““I’ve never had a amount also important in research,” commented François Castonguay, professor at Université Laval and innovator behind this app.”
TAGS: Simulovins, researcher,


The Globe and Mail
“… of Physical Education and Recreation at the University of Alberta, the Public Health Agency of Canada, ParticipACTION and other researchers from …”
TAGS: New guidelines, children


Diabetes Canada
“I have been living with type 1 diabetes for 33 years. I was very fortunate to have recovered from a diabetic coma, that happened when I was first diagnosed. However, my sister passed away at the age of 29 while in a coma due to her blood sugar level going too low. What does this have to do with the …”
TAGS: type 1 diabetes, Tax credit for diabetics


Edmonton Journal
“It’s risky and unpredictable but it’s essential to the future. When the federal Fundamental Science Review panel issued its report in spring 2017, our beliefs were confirmed regarding the steep decline in Canadian research competitiveness. As we look for ways to turn innovations into marketable products …”
TAGS: invest in research, fundamental science review


“Funding from all three levels of government will allow health care researchers in Greater Sudbury access to the 13 million patient records in Ontario so …”