Daily media digest September 14, 2017

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
“Asked how a new research funding landscape will affect the University of Saskatchewan and other institutions, Young acknowledged that the last …”
TAGS: University of Saskatchewan, Canada’s research, funding


“Alberta Health Services collected the data from people seeking addiction or mental health support though provincial clinics and programs.”
TAGS: Alberta Health Services, youth, meth use


““We’re continuing to refine our mental health services model. … However, the U of C received $1 million and University of Alberta also received $1 …”
TAGS: University of Calgary, mental health, funding


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“MONTREAL, Sept. 13, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – The Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) is proud to announce the acquisition of the da Vinci Xi, a new …”
TAGS: The Montreal Heart Institute, surgical Robot, cardiac surgery


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“”We now have three validated development candidates for Alzheimer’s … of neurodegenerative diseases, in particular Alzheimer’s disease and ALS.”
TAGS: ProMIS Neurosciences, Alzheimer’s Disease, precision medicine


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“TORONTO, Sept. 13, 2017 /CNW/ – Communities across Canada rallied in support of people living with Parkinson’s and in search of a cure this past …”
TAGS: Parkinson Canada, Parkinson’s SuperWalk


Chemistry World
“… of Science, Kirsty Duncan. ‘We believe in encouraging scientists’ cutting-edge ideas that will lead Canada to greater social and economic growth.’.”
TAGS: Kirsty Duncan, Global Young Academy, fundamental research


Cystic Fibrosis News Today
“Cystic fibrosis is the most common fatal genetic disease affecting Canadian children and young adults. As Cystic Fibrosis Canada highlights in its …”
TAGS: cystic fibrosis, E-Learning Module, Cystic Fibrosis Canada


“The method being developed by Reznik uses radioactive glucose, made using the cyclotron at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Insitute …”
TAGS: Lakehead University, breast cancer detection


“Researchers turn to AI to flag signs of mental illness online … Although the software is still in the research phase, some health care professionals are …”
TAGS: AI, University of Ottawa, mental illness


“… the Women’s College Hospital Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care, clinician scientist at Women’s College Research Institute and ..”
TAGS: Women’s College Research Institute, Dr. Sacha Bhatia, lecture series


“Hamilton health-care workers took part in the 2017 Canadian Stroke Congress to discuss Indigenous health, rehabilitation after stroke, and a …”
TAGS: Innovation, Indigenous health, McMaster University study, Elder care


Hill Times
“The feds didn’t consult with unions, or some of their own top bureaucrats, before suggesting they could move Indigenous health out from under the …”
TAGS: Health Canada, unions


“Manitoba final province to sign health-care pact with feds … Manitoba wants Indigenous issues addressed before signing federal health accord.”
TAGS: Manitoba health deal, fed funding


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“LAWRENCE, Mass., Sept. 13, 2017 /CNW/ — OBP Medical, a leading global developer of single-use, self-contained, illuminating medical devices, …”
TAGS: medical device


Marketwired (press release)
“As a part of Samtec’s Technology Centers, Samtec Microelectronics has provided device packaging services for medical devices and medical …”
TAGS: medical device, Samtec Microelectronics


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“The specialties of these young researchers span the health sciences, the natural … the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and …”
TAGS: young researchers, government investment, Newfoundland


GlobeNewswire (press release)
“MaRS Innovation (“MI”) and Evotec AG (Frankfurt Stock Exchange: EVT, TecDAX, ISIN: DE0005664809) today announced the launch of “LAB150”. “
TAGS: MaRS Innovation, Toronto Lab, LAB150