Daily Media Digest October 31, 2017

“Over the course of that six-year period, they found “a seismic shift in the amount of sleep that a typical teen gets,” Krizan told CBC health reporter Vik …”
TAGS: sleep, smarthphones, Study


Wall Street Pit
“The reports support a longstanding theory about age-related frailty being caused by stem cell … ISCI researchers conducted two human trials.”
TAGS: stem cell therapy, against aging


YFile – York University
“York University researchers are among the recipients of a Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) investment of more than $554 million in 117 new …”
TAGS: York University, Award , Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)


“… entrepreneurs from the University of Toronto and beyond tested out health-focused business ideas during the Health Innovation Hub’s (H2i) recent …”
TAGS: Medical startups, entrepreneurs, U of T


“Health Canada defines opioids as drugs primarily used to treat pain. … and toxicology at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, has said …”
TAGS: opioids, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Dr. David Juurlink


Vancouver Sun
“A new study from UBC has found that toxic proteins associated with Alzheimer’s disease produced outside the brain can trigger the disease inside the …”
TAGS: New Study, UBC, Alzheimer’s Disease, toxic proteins


“The report was commissioned by Science Minister Kirsty Duncan and released in April. From the findings of an independent panel of experts, the …”
TAGS: U of T, advocacy toolkit, Naylor report


Markets Insider
“”We are thrilled to work with Sanofi Pasteur, a world leader in the vaccine industry. The Berg Interrogative Biology® includes multi-omic profiling of …”
TAGS: BERG, Sanofi Pasteur, Flu Vaccine Performance, AI


The Globe and Mail
“When it comes to investing in research at postsecondary institutions, Canada ranks first among G7 countries and eighth among OECD countries.”
TAGS: Canada, global innovation leader


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“OTTAWA, Oct. 30, 2017 /CNW/ – The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the …”
TAGS: Six world-class research teams, cancer research


The Globe and Mail
“Canada’s brand-name pharmaceutical companies are pushing back against a plan to … research conducted after a drug is approved and donations to health …”
TAGS: Drug firms warn Ottawa, crippling drug prices


CTV News
“Waterloo researchers find link between teen vaping, later tobacco use … Hammond, a professor in the school of public health at the University of Waterloo. … “We’ve had something like two million Canadian youth try e-cigarettes and we’d be …”
TAGS: vaping, tobacco use