Daily Media Digest September 22, 2017

Ottawa Citizen
“… future holds for the current Civic hospital site — where the University of Ottawa Heart Institute will continue to operate for years after the new hospital …”
TAGS: University of Ottawa Heart Institute, civic hospital


CTV News
“Bruyère helps those in need of sub-acute, geriatric or palliative care. The Life-Changing campaign is a $30 million campaign to help reinvent how …”
TAGS: Elisabeth Bruyère hospita, Bruyère Day


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 21, 2017 /CNW/ – AstraZeneca Canada is pleased to announce that the pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review (pCODR) …”
TAGS: AstraZeneca Canada, pCODR, cancer


Niagara Advance
“More than 50,000 patients from the Niagara region receive care from Hamilton Health Sciences annually.”
TAGS: regional care, healthcare, Hamilton Health Sciences


Exchange Morning Post (press release)
“The Shenzhen-based delegation will include, ZTE (Telecommunications/IT), Neptunus (biotech/healthcare), CASC (aerospace power), BYD …”
TAGS: Innovation and health, MaRs, technology


Saskatoon StarPhoenix
“Reversing a decision made in its spring budget, the Saskatchewan government has restored $20 million in funding to the University of …”
TAGS: University of Saskatchewan, restored funding


Markets Insider
“NEW YORK and TORONTO, Sept. … Riddell of York University and Dr. Richard Liggins of The Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD), …”
TAGS: JDRF, Zucara Therapeutics, type 1 diabetes


“By Carmen Chai Senior National Online Journalist, Health Global News … the WHO’s assistant director-general for health systems and innovation, …”
TAGS: health emergency, WHO out of antibiotics, Global health


Fort McMurray Today
“A new pediatrician has been recruited to Fort McMurray and will begin practicing this fall, Alberta Health Services announced in a Wednesday press …”
TAGS: Alberta Health Services, Fort McMurray, Pediatrician


The Globe and Mail
“Individual NICU rooms are becoming more common in hospitals across Canada – both Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Mount Sinai Hospital …”
TAGS: neonatal care, NICU


“Dr. Sophie Grigoriadis, a psychiatrist and head of the Women’s Mood and Anxiety Clinic at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, believes in cases of …”
TAGS: anxiety meds, pregnant women


Montreal Gazette
“What’s more, 72 per cent said they were for assisted dying even for Alzheimer’s patients who did not sign a written directive before their illness.”
TAGS: survey, Alzheimer’s, assisted death


“Marjatta Rolls has been coping with the effects of Alzheimer’s for years, but that hasn’t stopped her from enjoying iPad games. As pieces of fruit whiz …”
TAGS: York University, Research, Dementia, Alzheimer’s


Business Wire (press release)
“BIOTECanada, Canada’s national biotechnology industry association … forward,” commented Andrew Casey, President and CEO BIOTECanada.”
TAGS: BIOTECanada, Biotech Week, Gold Leaf Awards


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“”Innovative Medicines Canada welcomes the implementation of the Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and …”
TAGS: CETA, Innovative Medicines Canada


Dal News
“In the past few years alone, Dr. Ryan has received the Faculty of Science Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Dalhousie University Educational …”
TAGS: Dalhousie University, leadership award


CTV News
“The decision to have the auditor general review spending and expenses at the IWK Health Centre strikes a familiar chord for some in Nova Scotia.”
TAGS: audit, expenses


Dal New
““To be listed alongside the likes of Harriet Brooks, Roberta Lynn Bondar and Kirsty Duncan, is pretty overwhelming,” says Dr. Orji. “It’s important that …”
TAGS: science prof, women in stem cell


National Post
“Consider what it means to restrict health care based on “culpability. … But the University Health Network (UHN) wouldn’t even consider the transplant …”
TAGS: restrict health care


National Post
“According to the Post story, the University president said banning all smoke except the stuff coming out a columnist’s ears “was a next step in ‘fulfilling …”
TAGS: smoking, McMaster University


“They’re part of a pork and grain farming operation in southwestern Ontario. … But, what about the other millions of Canadians who aren’t fortunate … In light of a new University of Guelph-led study that found high levels of …. SOUTH WESTERN ONTARIO; About Us; Feedback; Accessible Customer …”
TAGS: research study, Guelph scientists, food fraud


InfoTel News Ltd
“The Vernon woman, who suffers from cystic fibrosis, has just nine days … She says his office directed her to the organization Cystic Fibrosis Canada.”
TAGS: cystic fibrosis, Cystic Fibrosis Canada, running out of drugs


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“OTTAWA, Sept. 21, 2017 /CNW/ – CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today …”
TAGS: CANARIE, research software


Ottawa Business Journal
“Bringing male presence to the room were Dr. Zul Merali, president and CEO of the Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research, and Mitchell Bellman, …”
TAGS: Royal’s Women, mental health


“The fellowship was created with $1.25 million from the McCain Foundation, and are meant to provide PhD graduates with the resources they need to …”
TAGS: Innovation, Research, University of New Brunswick