Daily Media Digest October 16, 2019

McGill Newsroom
“A new study points to the need for better antibody validation, and outlines a process that other labs can use to make sure the antibodies they work with function properly.”
TAGS: antibodies, research, Montreal Neurological Institute


“Symptoms of aggression and agitation in dementia patients may respond better to non-drug therapies such as massage, touch therapy and outdoor …”
TAGS: dementia, therapy, aggression


UM Today (press release)
“… ensure they realize that these opportunities are accessible, and that there are different programs related to equity that will further enhance the ability of Indigenous persons to pursue them,” he said.”
TAGS: Indigenous, health care professionals


Toronto Star
“On Tuesday, the IWK Health Centre issued a media release highlighting the need for public awareness about the “unique risks” cannabis edibles …”
TAGS: cannabis, legalization


“Incredible scientific and technological advances in recent years have improved our collective understanding of many rare diseases. This is a very exciting time for the rare disease community. “
TAGS: Your Candidates, Your Health, rare disease