Daily Media Digest November 5, 2018

CTV News
“Doctors are seeing more aortic aneurysms in Canada as the population ages, according to University Health Network vascular surgeon Dr. Thomas …”
TAGS: innovative treatment, Aortic aneurysm


Times Colonist
““These apps have a significant place at the table,” says Sean Kidd, chief of psychology at the Toronto-based Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, …”
TAGS: mental health, smartphone apps, technology


“According to the Canadian Paediatric Society, doctors are increasingly … through the still-emerging legal and ethical landscape of pediatric MAID.”
TAGS: medical assistance in dying, children, mature minors


“… work on restricting the amount of alcohol in highly sweetened alcoholic beverages,” said a spokesperson for Health Minister Ginette Petitpas-Taylor.”
TAGS: alcohol abuse, public health, women


CTV News
“Crohn’s and Colitis Canada released the findings of a multi-year report on the impact of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis – the main two forms of …”
TAGS: inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, prevalence


UCalgary News
“The province’s highest achievers working in science and technology were recognized at the 2018 ASTech Awards in Edmonton last week.”
TAGS: science and technology, ASTech Awards, health innovation, chronic kidney disease


“Listen to Dr. Andrew Pipe with the Division of Prevention and Rehabilitation at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute on The Rick Gibbons Show:.”
TAGS: national statistics, tobacco use, cannabis use


North Shore News
“The palliative care hub will also bring the joint North Shore Hospice and Palliative Project and Vancouver Coastal Health Every Day Counts program …”
TAGS: palliative care, Vancouver, health care


The Globe and Mail
“Canada has quietly become a leader in artificial intelligence. And much of it is thanks to certain funding structures and the research talent pool at …”
TAGS: artificial intelligence, Research, funding


Toronto Star
““There are some signs which are pointing in the same direction,” said Juergen Rehm of Toronto’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, a large …”
TAGS: life expectancy, Canada


CTV News
“Scientists have long believed that Parkinson’s, an incurable neurodegenerative disease that affects more than 100,000 Canadians, may begin in the …”
TAGS: Parkinson’s disease, protein, research