Daily Media Digest October 22, 2018

McGill Newsroom
“Weight loss success linked with active self-control regions of the brain … says Alain Dagher (@alain_dagher), of the Montreal Neurological Institute …”
TAGS: weight loss, brain activity, study, Dr. Alain Dagher


The London Free Press
“But the Lawson Health Research Institute says it has challenged that idea with a new international study called SABR-COMET, which has shown …”
TAGS: cancer, treatment, radiation, clinical trial


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“… long- term care,” said lead study author Dr. Jodi Edwards of the Brain and Heart Nexus Research Program at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.”
TAGS: World Stroke Congress, marijuana use, young stroke survivors, stroke care


Ottawa Business Journal
“… CEO and scientific director of The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI), and executive vice-president of research at The Ottawa Hospital.”
TAGS: The Ottawa Hospital Gala, medical research, business and community support, Dr. Duncan Stewart


“WATCH VIDEO: The Saskatchewan Health Authority and the All Nations Healing Hospital in Fort Qu’Appelle unveiled their new $2.5 million dialysis …”
TAGS: dialysis unit, first nations, access to healthcare, diabetes


“Playing games on an iPad or console is sometimes painted as a waste of time, but according to research out of Simon Fraser University, digital games …”
TAGS: senior health, digital games, healthy aging, technology


McGill Newsroom
“The McGill research team, led by Véronique Bohbot from McGill’s Department of Psychiatry and the Douglas Mental Health University Institute, …”
TAGS: spatial memory, sense of smell, brain regions


The Globe and Mail
“Jackman, a patient adviser for the Alberta Health Services, says stroke care has improved over the years, but patients – women in particular – are …”
TAGS: stroke patients, women, World Stroke Congress


“A new study published in the journal Healthcare suggests the vast majority of Canadians who have Lyme disease are slipping through the cracks.”
TAGS: Lyme disease, diagnosis


“The call to action we issued is clear: “Climate change is a global health … Finally, health impacts on Indigenous populations, who are often more …”
TAGS: climate change, Global health, Trans Mountain pipeline


The London Free Press
“Addressing the opioid crisis requires more than just focusing on the drugs themselves, London experts say, in the wake of a new national report that …”
TAGS: opioid crisis, hospitalization, social determinants of health, addiction