Daily Media Digest October 17, 2017

Health Sciences North
“SUDBURY, ON Over 100 researchers, clinicians and physicians from across Northern Ontario came together for the First …”
TAGS: indigenous Health Research, Health Science North Research Institute, Conference


“Respiratory Research Centre at the University of Saskatchewan will bring together internal and external partners to work together on research projects …”
TAGS: respiratory research centre, U of S


Business Wire (press release)
“OTTAWA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BIOTECanada announces winners of the prestigious 2017 Gold Leaf Awards, which recognize biotechnology …”
TAGS: Canadian Biotech, BIOTECanada, Gold Leaf Awards


“A surprise discovery was that it also induced the regeneration of healthy blood cells, which is critical for patients but often overlooked as conventional …”
TAGS: Innovation, cancer research, bone marrow


Edmonton Journal
“Alberta Health Services is notifying hundreds of people that they were potentially exposed to a confirmed case of tuberculosis in the Edmonton area.”
TAGS: tuberculosis exposure, AHS


UCalgary News
“He is the scientific director of the Digestive Health Strategic Clinical Network, Alberta Health Services. He is a member of the O’Brien Institute for Public …”
TAGS: inflammatory bowel disease, increase in developing world, IBD


“A group of volunteers along with staff at the IWK Health Centre help organize the Walk to Remember. It started with a group of women who all lost a …”
TAGS: infant loss, awareness day, Nova Scotia


REMI Network – Real Estate Management Industry Network
“The funding, which comes from the CFI’s Innovation Fund, is part of over $554 million announced last week by Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan at ..”
TAGS: Western University, receives government investment


“Gail Murphy, the university’s vice president of research and innovation, said UBC “takes the responsible conduct of research very seriously.”.”
TAGS: vaccine, linked to aluminum, autism


Newswise (press release)
“… Bangkok; Dr. Sharon Herring of Temple University; Bilgay Balserak of the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Dr. Isabelle Marc, Universite Laval, …”
TAGS: diabetes, sleep study, Dr. Isabelle Marc


“Cathy Simon, a physiotherapist who works with University of New Brunswick Saint John’s varsity teams, said different strategies are emerging that …”
TAGS: concussion, head injuries, High schools


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) launched Difference Makers: 150 Leading Canadians for Mental Health in January 2017, with …”
TAGS: mental health, CAMH honourees


The Kingston Whig-Standard
“Ambulances line up at the Kingston General Hospital emergency department on Saturday afternoon during Homecoming street parties. (Frontenac …”
TAGS: record number of people, ER, Kingston General Hospital, Homecoming