Daily Media Digest October 19, 2017

The Globe and Mail
“… federally funded research bodies, says Jim Woodgett, director of research with the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute at Mount Sinai Hospital …”
TAGS: vaccine study, federal funding, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Jim Woodgett


Edmonton Journal
“Also at the news conference was Alberta Health Services CEO Verna Yiu, Elaine Hyshka of the Minister’s Opioid Emergency Response Commission, …”
TAGS: Edmonton, 4 safe drug injection sites, Alberta Health Services


Calgary Sun
“Alberta’s medical experts are set to wage war against what could be an unusually nasty flu onslaught. As Alberta Health Services readies public flu …”
TAGS: flu virus, Calgary health, Alberta Health Services


The Western Star
“On Oct. 13, a group of people gathered outside the home of the Short family in Deer Lake wearing red and white striped socks for Sock it for sick kids.”
TAGS: Ronald McDonald House, sickkids


EurekAlert (press release)
“Champagne, the study’s principle investigator, is also chair of Concordia’s Department of Physics and the Concordia University Research Chair in …”
TAGS: Nanoelectronics, quantum devices, Concordia University


CTV News
“Dr. James Perry, Head of Neurology of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre speak with media alongside The Tragically Hip managers Patrick …”
TAGS: Glioblastoma, cancer, Gord Downie, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre


The Globe and Mail
“Last year, researchers at the University of Western Ontario in London … is,” said study leader Michael Strong, who is dean of medicine at Western.”
TAGS: concusions, university of western ontario


UCalgary News
“By Laura Herperger, Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute … Why does a disease make one person very ill while another person is hardly …”
TAGS: sick kids, disease, precision medicine


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2017 /CNW/ – Ontario Brain Institute (OBI), a provincially funded not-for-profit, conducted Canada’s first Neurodevelopmental …”
TAGS: neurodevelopmental disorder, Ontario Brain Institute


The PIE News
“Canada has come out on top of a new IDP research paper on global study destinations, due to its safe environment and government policies which …”
TAGS: Canada attractive to global students, Study


“… a conference focused on health innovation, on October 19, 2017. EXIS will bring together health professionals and managers from across Canada …”
TAGS: Morneau Shepell, health innovation


MetroNews Canada
“Lung cancer is the number one cancer killer in both men and women in this country, according to Lung Cancer Canada. In Alberta alone, over 2,000 …”
TAGS: obesity, heart disease


“A new Indigenous doctor now serving patients in Wallaceburg and Walpole Island is … When Indigenous healing practices meet modern medicine … why some First Nations people don’t trust the western health system, she added.”
TAGS: indigenous doctor, wallaceburg and Walpole Island


NOW Magazine
“The University of British Columbia, University of Alberta, University of … York University is one of two schools with comprehensive harm reduction …”
TAGS: opioid crisis, Toronto campuses, York University


“According to the American Heart Association, patients with Type 2 diabetes who engaged in three 10-minute high-intensity workouts for five days of …”
TAGS: high intensity exercise, heart, Study