Daily Media Digest November 6, 2017

Medical Xpress
“The study, by scientists from the University of York, the Hull York Medical … The research centred on PDL1, an ‘immune checkpoint’ protein and …”
TAGS: cancer research, York University


Calgary Herald
“Calgary is taking the early brunt of this year’s Alberta influenza season, … 2, Alberta Health Services reported 300 cases of influenza across the …”
TAGS: flu season, Alberta Health Services


Business Wire (press release)
“Just prior to the Keynote Address at this event by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, Merck Canada Inc. and CDRD – The Centre for …”
TAGS: investment in research, innovation fund, Merck, CDRD


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2017 … Dr. Trevor Young, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Dr. Neil Vasdev and the Azrieli Foundation.”
TAGS: mental illness research, Azrieli Centre for Neuro-Radiochemistry, CAMH, Dr. Trevor Young


“It’s become known as a fix-all for just about any health complication and is … Fong Postdoctoral Fellowship in Imaging Science to fund his research.”
TAGS: cognitive health research, University of Calgary,


Markets Insider
“03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Canadian Council for Public-Private … “The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto is one of 94 …”
TAGS: CCPPP Award for Innovation and Excellence, CAMH


CTV News
“”The death rates among young Indigenous people who use drugs reported in this study are appalling and must be viewed as a public health and …”
TAGS: Indigenous health, drug use



Toronto Star
“That small gesture from Sick Kids is one of the many reasons McArthur now volunteers at the Toronto chapter of Extra Life, an organization helping to …”
TAGS: Fundraising, SickKids,


The Kingston Whig-Standard
“Queen’s University professor emeritus Elizabeth Eisenhauer is to receive the Canadian Cancer Research Alliance’s award for Exceptional Leadership …”
TAGS: Cancer research award, Dr. Elizabeth Eisenhauer


“… grow moustaches for a month has a much lower profile and is trying to shift attention away from facial hair onto advancing in men’s health research.”
TAGS: Movember, fundraising, men’s health