Daily Media Digest September 13, 2018

Canada NewsWire (press release)
“The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada’s largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital and a world leading research …”
TAGS: treatment, Anxiety, pain, study


“Prostate Cancer Canada is encouraging men to get tested for the potentially deadly disease with a bold campaign that references historical and …”
TAGS: prostate cancer, screening, ad campaign


Richmond News
““[There’s] a need for lifelong treatment that will allow you to function,” Patricia Daly, leader of Vancouver Coastal Health’s response to the overdose …”
TAGS: opioid crisis, addiction management


“Health Sciences North in Sudbury is issuing a warning: suicide is a more prevalent problem in Northern Ontario because of higher rates of psychiatric …”
TAGS: suicide prevention, Northern Ontario


The Globe and Mail
“First Nation families say they struggled to get wheelchairs, beds and other health-care services for their children before Ottawa adopted Jordan’s …”
TAGS: Indigenous, health care services, Jordan’s Principal


““This is an engaged body of dedicated scientists, artists, writers and … Faculty of Medicine and senior scientist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre …”
TAGS: Royal Society of Canada, fellowship


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“The study, led by Dr. Anthony Feinstein (University of Toronto and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre) and a group of international MS rehabilitation …”
TAGS: multiple sclerosis, clinical trial, treatment


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“… failed prior standard therapies” says Dr. Pierre Laneuville, Associate Professor of Medicine from the McGill University Health Centre in Montreal.”
TAGS: cancer, chemo-free treatment, Health Canada


“She’s collecting colouring books, toys and other items for kids who are patients at the IWK Health Centre. And she plans to be a vet when she grows …”
TAGS: children, thumb duplication,


“Concordia University has already stepped up to the plate, offering the use of its Makerspace, a workshop with hi-tech machines like 3D printers and …”
TAGS: children, wheelchairs, Halloween, 3D printing


University Affairs
“Nineteen-year-old Carleton University student Wondu Gebeyehu touches a tiny metal probe to a drop of clear, colourless liquid in a cooker – the small …”
TAGS: drug overdose, prevention, young researchers, technology