Daily Media Digest September 19, 2018

“… are created equal,” said Dr. Jacinthe Lampron, clinician investigator of the clinical epidemiology program at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute.”
TAGS: hernia, information


Toronto Star
“VANCOUVER — Your decision to skip the stairs and take the elevator is nothing to be ashamed of, according to new research from the University of …”
TAGS: research, physical activity


“Major research projects on women’s cardiovascular health will be made possible thanks to a large donation to foundations in Winnipeg and Montreal.”
TAGS: donation, cardiovascular research, women’s health


“Three years after reviewing mental health treatment in Alberta, the report’s co-author says the system remains overwhelmed and in crisis, with many …”
TAGS: mental health, health care


“Four years ago, Jo was diagnosed with dominantly inherited Alzheimer’s disease, an extremely rare form caused by a genetic mutation slithering …”
TAGS: Alzheimer’s Disease, early-onset, patient


National Post
“Martin can recall, all too clearly, the day he received the devastating diagnosis of advanced Alzheimer’s. He went straight from the consultant’s office to …”
TAGS: Alzheimer’s Disease, misdiagnosis


Radio Canada International
“Dr. Dao Nguyen (MD. MSc), is a scientist from the Translational Research in Respiratory Diseases Programme at the Research Institute- McGill University Health Centre …”
TAGS: drug resistant bacteria, antibiotic resistance, research


CTV News
“OTTAWA — Newly released statistics on opioid-related deaths in Canada through the first three months of the year suggest such fatalities are on the …”
TAGS: opioid crisis, overdose, Ginette Petitpas Taylor


“During the announcement, Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor noted that this was a significant public health priority to see that “the risk of infection …”
TAGS: vaccinations, public health crisis, public awareness campaign