Daily Media Digest November 6, 2018

The Globe and Mail
“… any benefit,” said study co-author Matthew Cheung, hematologist at the Odette Cancer Centre at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto.”
TAGS: cancer, screening, patients, Choosing Wisely Canada


Toronto Star
“Dementia and Alzheimer’s are fertile ground for misinformation, with much fear and denial among older people and their loved ones. It can be very …”
TAGS: dementia, Alzheimer’s, health misinformation, myths


“Arthritis affects Indigenous people at a rate three times higher than average … Q: You’re a physician for a number of health clinics on reserves.”
TAGS: Indigenous, arthritis, prevalence


The London Free Press
“Researchers at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry are pinpointing a genetic factor in the rodents that may impact their …”
TAGS: obesity, genetic factor, animal research


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Today, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced investments to support 94 forward-thinking partnerships to address …”
TAGS: Kirsty Duncan, college-industry partnerships, CCI Program, CCSIF, federal funding


Alternatives Journal (blog)
“International research partnerships are becoming increasingly common. And for good reason. As technology lowers the barriers to communication, …”
TAGS: collaboration, research, international, global partnerships


“”[The] Health and Social Services system, I think, really too often has not been a place of healing for Indigenous people,” he said. “There is certainly …”
TAGS: Indigenous, health care, social services, Northwest Territories


Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)
“The CIHR Health System Impact Fellowship program provides both PhD and post-doctoral Fellows with a paid experiential learning opportunity within health system organizations including health authorities, the BC Ministry of Health and the BC Ministry of Mental Health & Addictions.”
TAGS: healthy policy, British Columbia, CIHR Health System Impact Fellowship, MSFHR