Daily Media Digest September 24, 2018

The London Free Press
“The collaboration by researchers at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry and Lawson Health Research Institute, the …”
TAGS: dementia, prediction, Research, memory problems


The Gazette • Western University’s Student Newspaper
“The grant was awarded to the Lawson Health Research Institute on Sept. 10 for a one year pilot of the program, to take place through the London …”
TAGS: homelessness, prevention, federal grant, hospital discharge


“”I can say that the Government of Alberta has been amazingly supportive.” … She said there’s more to be done to tackle mental health in the province.”
TAGS: mental health services, provincial funding,


Dal News
“Members of the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness, the Nova Scotia Health Authority, the IWK Health Centre, St. Mary’s University, …”
TAGS: pan-provincial network, health research priorities, collaboration, Dr. Alice Aiken


“Stephen Scherer has had a finger on the pulse of genomic research for over 20 years. But that didn’t prepare him for what happened while he was …”
TAGS: genetic research, Toronto


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“… a great impact on how well people with diabetes are able to manage their blood sugar levels,” says Dr. Jan Hux, President of Diabetes Canada.”
TAGS: diabetes mellitus, treatment, Ontario Drug Benefit program, Tresiba


The Sudbury Star
“A University of Saskatchewan research team lead by neurologists Dr. Jose Téllez-Zenteno and Dr. Alexandra Carter recently published a paper …”
TAGS: non-epileptic seizures, treatment, standardization, misdiagnosis


The Link
“To kickstart Indigenous Awareness week, McGill’s Indigenous Health Profession Program and the Social Equity and Diversity Education Office …”
TAGS: Indigenous, healthcare, racism, panel discussion


Toronto Star
“VANCOUVER—Overcoming stigma against drug use and people who use drugs involves grappling with the historical legacy of the public education …”
TAGS: opioid crisis, public education system, stigma


The Kingston Whig-Standard
“A Centre for Addiction and Mental Health director said they’re expecting an upswing in cannabis “poisoning” when federal legalization for pot takes …”
TAGS: cannabis legalization, healthcare specialists


Times Colonist
“Those are troubling assertions, as supervised-injection sites are one of the principal weapons in the fight to roll back opioid deaths. In addition, some …”
TAGS: supervised-injection sites, opioid crisis, overdose prevention