Daily Media Digest October 27, 2017

“CDO Mark Ramsey is helping the pharmaceutical giant turn decades of data into a drug-discovery asset, thanks to a homegrown big data analytics …”
TAGS: GlaxoSmithKline, data analytics, clinical trials


Dal News
“The Health Priorities Cluster brings together a diverse array of research groups in collaborative primary health care, frailty and aging, pain and back …”
TAGS: medical research, priority, Dalhousie University


“VCH says current flu activity in B.C. is hovering around expected levels for this time of year, and the most prominent strain is influenza A (H3N2 …”
TAGS: flu shot, campaign, Vancouver Coast Health


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Led by the Canadian Patient Safety Institute, Alberta Health Services, the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society and the Operating Room Nurses ..”
TAGS: Alberta Health Services, Surgical Safety Checklist


(DATAC) (blog)
“… detected in every province in Canada.” – Dr. David Juurlink, Head of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre2 …”
TAGS: Dr. David Juurlink, Carfentanil


Digital Journal
“A preclinical study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease found that very small doses of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), can slow the …”
TAGS: Alzheimer’s Disease, THC, Brain Health Therapeutics


Med e-News McGill Reporter
“Dr. Carmen Mueller, Assistant Professor of Surgery at McGill University, … of a Medical Education Research Grant from the Royal College of Physicians … She also frequently provides Acute Care Surgery coverage at the Royal …”
TAGS: skill sharing, surgeon, McGill University Centre (RI-MUHC)


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Winners for Total corporate research income were McMaster University ($479.5 million) in the Medical/Doctoral category, University of Guelph ($101.9 …”
TAGS: University Research, Modest Gains


“Kathleen Martin Ginis, a researcher at the University of British Columbia and a former professor at McMaster University, will be presenting her latest …”
TAGS: spinal cord injury, McMaster University, Research


The Globe and Mail
“”The Canada Research Chairs program, historically, has not given opportunities to excellent women, visible minorities, aboriginals, persons with …”
TAGS: Canada Research Chair, discrimination


Toronto Star
“Jennifer McLeod Macey is vice-president, Health Research Institute, Ipsos Public Affairs Canada. Kirk Fergusson is managing director at mdBriefCase …”
TAGS: digital health technology, public policy


Radio Canada International
“The federal government is denying opposition claims that Indigenous parents in Canada continue to face the impossible choice of either keeping their …”
TAGS: Indigenous, healthcare


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“OTTAWA, Oct. 26, 2017 /CNW/ – To mitigate the pressures caused by an aging population and a rise in chronic diseases, Canada’s health care system …”
TAGS: Physician assistants, health care services


Medgadget (blog)
“… Hospital of Eastern Ontario – Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre (CHEO … Timon Ledain: Our market research has not identified any solution that …”
TAGS: CHEO, pediatric care, Type 2 diabetes


Pain News Network
“I tried two rounds of stem cell infusions for gastroparesis, intestinal ischemia, … or reflect the views, opinions and/or positions of Pain News Network.”
TAGS: infusions, chronic pain


The Kingston Whig-Standard
“In late 2015,Brockville city council rejected a four-year, $100,000 request from Kingston General Hospital to fund the purchase of an MRI machine.”
TAGS: University Hospitals Kingston Foundation , County approves support


U.S. News & World Report
“”A sleep study, on the other hand, can determine whether someone is … and Sleep Lab at Douglas Mental Health University Institute in Montreal, adds …”
TAGS: Sleep Deprivation, Douglas Mental Health University Institute