Daily Media Digest October 20, 2017

CFJC Today Kamloops
“McCormick specializes in Indigenous health research, and is in the process of setting up a new centre at TRU that is intended to act as a research and …”
TAGS: indigenous Health Research, Rod McCormick, mental health, CAMH


“Students in the University of British Columbia’s health-related programs have a … B.C.’s Provincial Health Services Authority administers a Indigenous …”
TAGS: UBC, Indigenous patients, medical students


MetroNews Canada
“It has been a little over a year since Vancouver Coastal Health started offering at-home detox services to drug users and have helped 329 people so …”
TAGS: detox at home, opiod crisis, Vancouver Coast Health


“Private health access would ease growing Alberta wait times: health … by the United Conservative Party (UCP) on Alberta Health Services (AHS) wait …”
TAGS: wait times, private health access, Alberta Health Services


“… a radiologist at the Montreal Heart Institute for 40 years. Yet radiologists at many Quebec hospitals are still doing the analyses — and billing RAMQ …”
TAGS: Montreal Heart Institute, radiologists


“A German doctor says he’s frustrated by Nova Scotia regulations that prevent … at a national level by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons.”
TAGS: doctor, Nova Scotia, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons


National Observer
“Science Minister Kirsty Duncan, for example, said on Oct. 6 that the government was working with researchers to find “other avenues of support,” and …”
TAGS: climate change, Mona Nemer


“Fourteen years later, a U of T-Addis Ababa University partnership has … of the University Health Network and chair of TAAAC’s governance committee.”
TAGS: U of T, Ethiopia, University Health Network


The Globe and Mail
“But, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Western Ontario’s Ivey Business School, the University of Oxford and Claremont …”
TAGS: testosterone, study, Western University


Allergic Living
“Canadian allergist Dr. Harold Kim and a team at the University of Western Ontario presented research in 2016 that suggested the design of …”
TAGS: auto-injector, infant bones, allergist, University of Western


Cystic Fibrosis News Today
““As a potential treatment for the respiratory dysfunction of cystic fibrosis in all patients regardless of their genetic mutation, this study is of great interest …”
TAGS: cystic fibrosis, clinical trial, SPX-101


The Sudbury Star
“Dr. Janet McElhaney smiles as she is awarded the 2017 Public Health … with Indigenous Peoples and older adults is Sudbury’s 2017 Public Health …”


“The clock is ticking on Canada’s Fundamental Science Review. But it’s not too late to act and #supportthereport. A new campaign is asking that you …”
TAGS: supportthereport, U of T


Australian Ageing Agenda
“Andrea Creech, a professor in music education at the Université Laval in Canada is presenting about creative and resilient ageing in and through …”
TAGS: Alzheimer’s, aging, Universite Laval


Ottawa Citizen
“Ontario needs to raise taxes or cut spending by $4.1 billion next year to get ahead of an aging population’s demand for health care, the provincial …”
TAGS: health care, provincial budget,


Markets Insider
“This study evaluated data from two separate studies including: CAMH’s Individualized Medicine: Pharmacogenetic Assessment and Clinical Treatment …”
TAGS: GeneSight, Anxiety Disorder, CAMH


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“The MyoVista hsECG is now available in Canada, where it received Health Canada Medical Device License for commercial sale. The MyoVista …”
TAGS: HeartSciences, ECG technology