Daily media digest September 1, 2017

Big Think
“А Canadian company called Ocumetics Technology Corporation is currently doing clinical testing for their Bionic Lens – a medical device that could …”
TAGS: Ocumetics Technology, Bionic lens


Lethbridge Herald
“It aims to encourage young Canadians living with inflammatory owel disease … The national Crohn’s Colitis organization administers the scholarship ..”
TAGS: AbbVie, IBD scholarship


CTV News
“Now people can check their drugs at any of Vancouver’s four overdose prevention sites. Vancouver Coastal Health is expanding its pilot project to … “
TAGS: fentanyl, Vancouver Coast Health


“New research is warning that women who are genetically predisposed to Alzheimer’s are most likely to develop the disease during a specific decade … “
TAGS: Alzheimer’s, women’s health


UCalgary News
“Antonia Nicole Klein’s research developing a drug to treat and maybe one day help prevent Alzheimer’s disease has received two years of funding …”
TAGS: University of Calgary, research development, Alzheimer’s, Antonia Klein


McGill Reporter
“The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital of McGill University (The Neuro) … MNI Open Research will allow Neuro researchers to publish research … researchers and institutions,” says Dr. Guy Rouleau, Director of The Neuro. “
TAGS: neuroscience discovery, McGill University Centre (RI-MUHC), Guy Rouleau


Marketwired (press release)
“The Chair extends UNB’s commitment to research and innovation in the field of natural product and biomedical, health and life sciences. Of particular …”
TAGS: bio-pharma, cannabis, University of New Brunswick


CTV News
“OTTAWA – Newly minted Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott says her new department will likely include the delivery of health services for First …”
TAGS: Indigenous health, Jane Philphott


Ottawa Citizen
“… the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to put a mass spectrometer at the site set to open this fall at the Sandy Hill Community Health Centre.”
TAGS: injection site, drug analyzing device


“Oakville MP John Oliver and Canada’s former minister of health Jane Philpott found … to fund public health campaigns and research campaigns,” said Philpott.”
TAGS: John Oliver, Oakville, town hall, cannabis, Jane Philphott