Daily media digest September 12, 2017

Canada NewsWire (press release)
“11, 2017 /CNW/ – AstraZeneca today announced results from an integrated analysis of the SIROCCO and CALIMA Phase III trials. The results confirm …”
TAGS: AstraZeneca Canada, clinical trials, benralizumab


“Presented by Hamilton Health Sciences’ Juravinski Cancer Centre (JCC), the Life After Breast Cancer conference helps breast cancer survivors adjust …”
TAGS: Hamilton Health Sciences, breast cancer conference


The Straits Times
“Writing in the journal Lancet Psychology, researchers from institutions … Mr Ian Hamilton, a lecturer in mental health at York University who was not …”
TAGS: insomnia, mental health, cognitive behavioural therapy


“The Dr. Roger Deeley, the head of Kingston General Hospital’s Research Institute, says a facility focused on patients has been a long-term need in …”
TAGS: Kingston General Hospital, Kingston Health Science Centre, research centre


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“MaRS is the world’s largest urban innovation hub and its Health Venture Services program supports leaders in innovation in health sciences and …”
TAGS: MaRS, Innovation, cannabis


National Post
“… epidemic — to little effect until now, said Dr. David Juurlink, a physician and toxicologist at Toronto’s Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.”
TAGS: OTC codeine, prescription only, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre


Sunnybrook Hospital
“Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre … Using WaveCheck – a non-invasive monitoring system co-invented at Sunnybrook – to see if … “
TAGS: chemotherapy, breast cancer, monitoring


“The new epidemic in today’s day and age is twofold; Alzheimer’s disease and age-related dementia. The statistics themselves are sobering. Before the ..”
TAGS: Alzheimer’s, protect your brain


UCalgary News
“Federal Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan announces $515 million in national research funding in Victoria, B.C. on Sept. 8, 2017. Government of …”
TAGS: University of Calgary, Kirsty Duncan, funding research


The Globe and Mail
“As Dr. Paul Oh, medical director and GoodLife chair of the University Health Network Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation Program, …”
TAGS: University Health Network, high blood pressure, workout


Reuters (Reuters Health)
” – Adults who are inactive much of the day may be more … the University Health Network-Toronto Rehabilitation Institute in Canada.”
TAGS: sitting, inactive, early grave, University Health Network


CTV News
“Study predicts spike in West Nile cases for Ontario this summer … at Brock University predicted an outbreak of West Nile cases in Ontario this summer.”
TAGS: west nile virus, deaths, Windsor Ontario


iPolitics.ca (subscription)
“More than ever, Canadian scientists and researchers are willing to … for Molecular Biology and the Association of Early Career Health Researchers …”
TAGS: Canada, science


Proactive Investors USA & Canada
“Medtronic recalls diabetes infusion sets on concerns of over-delivery of … Medtronic Inc (NYSE:MDT) has issued a voluntary recall of its diabetes …”
TAGS: Medtronic, diabetes, insulin


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“We are engaging mental health organizations in Canada and around the globe to join … Health Ambassador, Neuroscience External Affairs, Janssen Research …”
TAGS: youth , mental health


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Jennifer Walker, First Nations University of Canada: Jennifer is collaborating with … capacity in the areas of biomedical, clinical and health services research.”
TAGS: Alzheimer’s research, funding