Daily Media Digest October 25, 2017

“HIVSmart! was created by a team of scientists and physicians at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), …”
TAGS: Self-testing app, HIV, McGill University Centre (RI-MUHC)


Ottawa Business Journal
“However, some of Ottawa’s top business leaders have a different … The Ottawa Hospital Foundation, the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, the …”
TAGS: Philanthropist, Cuckoo Kochar, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Bruyère, Cheo


Government of Ontario News
“This year’s Team Medal award winner is Hospital Without Walls,a team working out of Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) within the Hamilton Niagara …”
TAGS: Minister’s Medal, Hamilton Health Sciences


Saskatoon StarPhoenix
“Madison Adolph uncovered how enzymes in the immune system may “go rogue” and cause cancer. (Dave Stobbe for the University of Saskatchewan) …”
TAGS: University of Saskatchewan, HIV, cancer


“… doors every day,” said Susan Wannamaker, President, BC Children’s and Women’s Health and Vice President, Provincial Health Services Authority.”
TAGS: BC Children’s Hospital, Immunization clinic, Provincial Health Services Authority


NOW Magazine
“That is what researcher Dennis Raphael of York University’s School of … His research shows that obesity plays a small role in causing the major …”
TAGS: York University, obesity, living and working conditions


ITV News
“A scientist at the University of York has found that part of the brain used for daydreaming also helps us to do things “on autopilot”. Deniz Vatansever, a …”
TAGS: brain, daydream research, autopilot


Edmonton Journal
“Beside her is Alberta Associate Minister of Health Brandy Payne and Alberta Health Services president & CEO Dr. Verna Yiu (right). The government …”
TAGS: science, substance abuse, Alberta Health Services


“… gene splice markers that they went on to test in a breast cancer dataset described in a Genome Biology study in 2013 and University Health Network …”
TAGS: University Health Network, cancer drug, isoform markers


UCalgary News
“By Brittany DeAngelis, O’Brien Institute for Public Health … a health-care systems research and innovation initiative based in the O’Brien Institute that …”
TAGS: Brenda Strafford Centre, University of Calgary, aging


“Another Health Canada memo stated that services for early childhood development, including the department’s Aboriginal Head Start on-Reserve …”
TAGS: Health Canada, First Nations, Child Healthcare


“Québec City’s bid was championed by Sylvain Moineau, a full professor in Université Laval’s Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology, and …”
TAGS: CRISPR Congress, Quebec City, Universite Laval


The Kingston Whig-Standard
“Tranmer is a professor in the School of Nursing and Department of Public Health Sciences and the scientific director of nursing and health research at …”
TAGS: Health Research, shift work, hypertension


“Stavdahl is in the province to deliver this year’s Dineen Memorial Lecture at the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton and Saint John campuses.”
TAGS: robotics, artificial pancreas


Chatham This Week
“Shawn Shepheard was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes 20 years ago on Christmas Day. While the news was difficult, he took stock in something his …”
TAGS: diabetes, Shawn Shepheard