Daily Media Digest September 17, 2018

UCalgary News
“Photos by Adrian Shellard, for the University of Calgary … of Companies, far left, and Ken King of the Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation, …”
TAGS: fundraising, cardiovascular research


The Globe and Mail
“A recent study by Ontario’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health found that 34 per cent of students in Grades 7 through 12 in the province reported …”
TAGS: wellness, schools


CTV News
“Dr. Tony George, the chief of addictions division at The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), agrees that the associations with the term …”
TAGS: cannabis, overdose, toxicity


““You don’t put Alzheimer’s on the top of that list.” A lack of public awareness around young onset dementia contributes to misdiagnoses, but Tartaglia …”
TAGS: alzheimer’s disease, dementia, early onset, misdiagnosis


“As part of her department’s response to the crisis, Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor wrote to 102 opioid manufacturers and distributors earlier this …”
TAGS: opioid crisis, drug manufacturers


“That was the message delivered by University of Toronto researcher and former Ontario chief scientist Molly Shoichet and two other post-secondary …”
TAGS: research and innovation, funding, Molly Shoichet, Martha Crago, Paul Davidson


McGill University Health Center
“Montreal – Scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) have identified new means of fighting drug-tolerant …”
TAGS: research, drug-resistant microbes, antibiotic resistance


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“These technologies are mostly used in healthcare to deal with the … Google, Philips, GE Healthcare, Amazon and Salesforce, which are offering …”
TAGS: artificial intelligence, healthcare, precision medicine


“The federal government will create a new, Inuit-specific service to ensure Indigenous children have full access to health and social services.”
TAGS: Indigenous, children, access to health services


“The second panel of the week zeroed in on Indigenous health and wellness. Dr. Janet-Smylie, a Cree-Métis physician with extensive experience and …”
TAGS: Indigenous health, colonialism, MMIWG inquiry, Dr. Janet Smylie


“This year, naloxone kits, which help reverse opioid overdoses, were handed out as part of the Ontario Ministry of Health’s free nalaxone program …”
TAGS: substance abuse, addiction, stigma


“One year ago, Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor told the food industry that a ban would be coming, giving it enough time to find suitable ..”
TAGS: artificial trans fats, nutrition policy, Ginette Petitpas Taylor


Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)
“MSFHR’s new Implementation Science Team (IST) Program is designed to address a gap in understanding how research findings and other evidence-based practices are taken up to ultimately improve health and health care in BC.”
TAGS: Michael Smith Foundation, Development Grants