Daily Media Digest October 25, 2019

Ottawa-based treatment an unprecedented leap forward in addressing heart failure
The Kingston Whig-Standard
“It took years for Emilio Alarcon and his University of Ottawa Heart Institute research team to fully believe what they were seeing — that a gel they had […]”
TAGS: heart disease, heart health, innovative treatments

What a Liberal minority could mean for health care

“Joel Lexchin is a professor emeritus of health policy and management at York University, an emergency physician at the University Health Network, […]”
TAGS: healthcare, pharmacare, opioid crisis

New lab offers a look at the human skeleton in motion

The Kingston Whig-Standard
“[…] a collaboration between Queen’s University and Kingston Health Sciences … and the Paul B. Helliwell Chair in Orthopaedic Research at Queen’s.”
TAGS: muscular skeletal system, X-ray

Doctors urge national surveillance after curler dies during childbirth

Times Colonist
“Dr. Jon Barrett, head of the maternal-fetal medicine program at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, says mothers and babies who survive can also […]”
TAGS: women’s health, amniotic fluid embolism, future research

Ontario Investing in Health Care Research

Government of Ontario News
“”Investing in health research projects that keep Ontarians healthy and out of hospitals is part of our plan to end hallway health care,” said Elliott.”
TAGS: healthcare, health research, medical innovation

Moncton Researchers Say Physical Activity And Good Nutrition During Childhood Key To Healthier …

Huddle Today
“How is playing outside related to mental health and prevention of diseases like diabetes? Well, a team of researchers at the Université de Moncton […]”
TAGS: children and youth health, physical activity, disease prevention

Gap in care found for patients with chronic kidney disease: study

Folio – University of Alberta
“Millions of Canadians living with chronic kidney disease (CKD) may be … disease, benefiting both their own lives and Canada’s health-care system. … by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and published in JAMA Network […]”
TAGS: chronic kidney disease, urine albumin, care initiatives