Daily Media Digest October 10, 2017

“Dr. Sinha is based in New Brunswick and is also an assistant professor with the faculty of medicine at Dalhousie University. “Lack of access to care ..”
TAGS: mental health, Dr. Sinha, PEI, psychiatrist shortage,


The Globe and Mail
“… a professor of health-care ethics at the University of New Brunswick and an adjunct professor of bioethics at Dalhousie University in Halifax who has …”
TAGS: New Brunswick, opioid crisis


“Yoichiro Natori, MD, clinical fellow of transplant infectious diseases at the University Health Network, University of Toronto, summarized results …”
TAGS: high-dose influenza vaccine, organ transplant recipients, University Health Network


Toronto Star
“Similarly, women with breast cancer who have a BRCA mutation would benefit … He is also a Scientist at the Women’s College Research Institute.”
TAGS: saliva test, gene mutation, BRCA gene


” Where a healthy individual will usually see a wound heal on its own with little intervention, for people with diabetes, musculoskeletal conditions or …”
TAGS: smart bandage, colour change, reduce infection


“There’s significant research news coming out of the University of Saskatchewan on why people with cystic fibrosis are prone to lung infections.”
TAGS: cystic fibrosis, Researchers


“Research linking brain and heart health receives $100,000 prize … said Goldstein, a clinician scientist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, in a …”
TAGS: brain and heart health, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, bipolar


Markets Insider
“University of Toronto’s Creative Destruction Lab Appoints Inaugural Executive … at the University of Calgary, HEC Montreal and Dalhousie University.”
TAGS: University of Toronto, science-based ventures


Manitoulin Expositor
“Guy Dumas of the March of Dimes Canada (MODC) told the Recorder Tuesday following a meeting earlier this month with Island stakeholders “the …”
TAGS: March of Dimes Canada, Manitoulin Island , transporation


“… to be a member of the Review Panel on Fundamental Science, which provided recommendations at the request of Science Minister Kirsty Duncan.”
TAGS: fundamental science review, innovation and health, Kirsty Duncan


“Celiac disease is common but mostly goes undiagnosed, say Canadian nutrition researchers who studied the blood work of nearly 3,000 people.”
TAGS: celiac disease, gluten, nutrition researchers


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“OTTAWA, Oct. 6, 2017 /CNW/ – The Government of Canada believes that the best health outcomes for Indigenous peoples will be achieved through …”
TAGS: first nations, diabetes, manitoba