Daily media digest September 11, 2017

“For the first time, Western University students who respond to medical … “Our responders have been trained to recognize the signs and symptoms of …”
TAGS: university of western Ontario, opiod crisis


“When the Ebola virus was devastating communities in West Africa in 2014, a Quebec City doctor and his team of researchers at Canada’s National …”
TAGS: HIV , vaccine, Quebec


Ubyssey Online
““Whereas other researchers in, for example chemistry, physics, health or … Burt noted that she saw a wide range of research interests during the …”
TAGS: research chair, UBC


“A piece of equipment unique to Alberta garnered a lot of interest at a … ambulance operating out of the University of Alberta Hospital in Edmonton.”
TAGS: stroke, ambulance


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 9, 2017 /CNW/ – AstraZeneca and MedImmune, its global biologics research and development arm, have presented the full …”
TAGS: AstraZeneca, lung cancer, biologics research


“Frailty — the feeling of being weak, fragile, and having low energy — tends to worsen over time, but past research has shown that about nine to 14 …”
TAGS: Frailty in men, study


The Province
“Kyle was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease, a gastrointestinal disorder that affects one in 150 Canadians, according to Crohn’s and Colitis Canada. “
TAGS: Crohn’s and Colitis, Hadwins


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“That is why the Minister of National Defence, Harjit Sajjan, on behalf of the Minister of Science, Kirsty Duncan, announced today more than $42 million … “
TAGS: Canada’s scientists, fundamental research


Huffington Post Canada
“Last year, Science Minister Kirsty Duncan mandated the Advisory Panel on Federal Support for Fundamental Science to review federal support of …”
TAGS: fundamental science review, Kirsty Duncan


The Tribune
“… not have chronic pain based on brain imaging,” said Karen Davis from Krembil Research Institute at University Health Network in Toronto, Canada.”
TAGS: brain imaging, chronic pain, University Health Network


Digital Journal
“The analysis comes from McMaster University’s Population Health Research Institute and it involved an assessment of 135,000 people living across …”
TAGS: McMaster University, study, optimal diet


“Health Canada investigates private clinics selling unapproved stem cell …. The Ottawa researchers used a predatory journal list compiled by Jeffrey … “
TAGS: stem cell, stem cell therapies