Daily media digest September 6, 2017

Benefits Canada
“Lisa Gilmour, manager of health, safety and wellness initiatives at Hamilton Health Sciences, said her organization is able to deliver a variety of health …”
TAGS: healthy outcomes, Hamilton Health Sciences


IBD News Today
“They performed a population-based, case-control study to determine the effect of asthma on the development of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, …”
TAGS: Canadian study, IBD, ashtma


Market Insider
“OTTAWA, Sept. 5, 2017 /CNW/ – Building on the strengths of Canada’s life sciences sector, Innovative Medicines Canada is pleased to announce two …”
TAGS: Innovative Medicines Canada, Akcea Therapeutics Canada, Ipsen, Biopharmaceuticals


Montreal Gazette
“Canadian Institutes of Health Research funding has stagnated over the past 12 years, while the number of students and researchers applying for …”
TAGS: Health Research, medical research, funding


GlobeNewswire (press release)
““It’s a great time to be a startup company operating in Alberta’s health innovation space,” said TEC Edmonton CEO Chris Lumb. “Merck Canada will …”
TAGS: technology, Merck Canada


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, and the … stewardship, infection prevention and control, and research and innovation.”
TAGS: antimicrobial resistance, pan-Canadian Framework,


University Affairs
“Institutions are required to submit action plans by year’s end and are expected to meet their diversity targets by December 2019.”
TAGS: equity, Canadian universities


Huffington Post Canada
“Recent research has revealed fermented foods also contribute to changes in our bodies, some of which can improve our health. However, the request went for …”
TAGS: fermented foods, food group, food guide