Daily Media Digest October 18, 2017

“Vice President of Research and Scientific Director of HSNRI Dr. Janet McElhaney speaks at the first annual Northern Ontario Research Forum.”
TAGS: HSNRI, indigenous Health Research, conference, sudbury


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“One of the promises of biotechnology is that it can help reduce the environmental impact of traditional manufacturing and industrial processes in …”
TAGS: Gold Leaf Awards, CO2 Solutions, BIOTECanada


Edmonton Journal
“He said the Alberta government started taking more of a leadership role for Aboriginal health in recent years, but further progress also requires a shift …”
TAGS: Indigenous health, opioid, Edmonton


Policy Options
“The challenges of today’s unsettled world remind us of the importance of research excellence in the social sciences. At York University, for example, …”
TAGS: fundamental research, Naylor report


“Vancouver Coastal Health has developed an online map that helps people who struggle to pay for healthy food get access to what they need.”
TAGS: Vancouver Coast Health, healthy low cost food


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“… major initiatives such the Canadian International Data Sharing Initiative to accelerate health-care innovation (Can-SHARE) – a large-scale research …”
TAGS: Genome Canada, data sharing, global coalition


Standard Freeholder
“The Alzheimers Society of Cornwall is offering a new pilot project for early stage dementia patients and their caregivers called Minds in Motion.”
TAGS: Alzheimer Society, pilot project


Business Wire (press release)
“… commented Andrew Casey, President and CEO of BIOTECanada. “The biotech ecosystem is building globally competitive Canadian companies.”
TAGS: BIOTECanada, biotechnology, Gold Leaf Awards, Andrew Casey


Dal News
““Dalhousie’s researchers have always been leaders in discovery and innovation,” said Alice Aiken, vice-president research at Dalhousie University.”
TAGS: investment in research, Dalhousie University


“Hazelton said most work at large centres such as the IWK Health Centre and the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre. About 60-70 work in …”
TAGS: Nurse practitioners, physician shortage, Nova Scotia


STAT (blog)
“Although health care is administered by provinces and territories, the … Joel Lexchin is an emergency physician at the University Health Network in …”
TAGS: national registry of drug company payments to doctors, University Health Network, U of T


EurekAlert (press release)
“… Jennifer Ducie of Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore; Patricia Shaw of University Health Network in Toronto; Michael Considine, Leslie Cope, Robert …”
TAGS: pelvic tumors in women, fallopian tubes


EurekAlert (press release)
“The research team was led by Hoon-Ki Sung of The Hospital for Sick Children in … Research has shown that our unhealthy eating habits and sedentary … Kim’s current affiliation is the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Canada.”


Cystic Fibrosis Canada
“As a joint initiative between Cystic Fibrosis Canada, Toronto Lung Transplant program, and St. Michael’s Hospital Toronto Adult Cystic Fibrosis Centre, …”
TAGS: transition to transplant, national standard, Cystic Fibrosis Canada


CP24 Toronto’s Breaking News
“VANCOUVER — Canadian researchers have developed a predictive model for detecting lung cancer in early stages when the disease has a greater …”
TAGS: Canadian Researchers, lung cancer, new model


The Conversation CA
“The research also reveals that the rise in child and adolescent obesity in high …. Last month, Canada’s Senate passed Bill S-228, the Child Health …”
TAGS: child obesity, call to action, nutrition


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“The diagnostic imaging offer is completed by several medical devices and advanced administration systems for contrast imaging products in the fields …”
TAGS: Bracco Imaging, Innovation, surgery