Daily Media Digest October 22, 2019

U of M researchers head to West Africa to study how Ebola affects reproductive system
As the Democratic Republic of the Congo continues fighting the second largest Ebola virus outbreak in history, University of Manitoba researchers will …
TAGS: University of Manitoba, Ebola, Africa

Episiotomy helpful in forceps births says Canadian study
A study published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal … The authors concluded that health professionals reconsider doing an …
TAGS: University of British Columbia, birth, women’s health

Mediterranean diet could provide a boost for the brain
The Globe and Mail
In Mediterranean countries, adherence to this way of eating has been associated with a slower rate of cognitive decline and a lower risk of Alzheimer’s …
TAGS: diet, cognitive health

Immunization clinics open as flu season arrives in Alberta
CTV News
CALGARY – Alberta Health Services’ annual influenza immunization clinics are now open to Albertans ahead of the flu season. Temporary clinics …
TAGS: Alberta, flu season, vaccine

Which health care promises will the Liberals realistically be able to keep?
And they are also directly responsible for providing health care to certain groups of people across the country including many Indigenous communities …
TAGS: Election 2019, health care, policy

Research Canada Looks Forward to Advancing Health Research and Innovation With New Liberal Minority Parliament
“We congratulate the Liberal government on its win and look forward to working with new and returning Members of Parliament to advance Canadian health research and health innovation,” said Dr. Robert McMaster, Chair of Research Canada …
TAGS: Election 2019, Research Canada