Daily media digest August 1, 2017

McGill University Health Center
“Montreal — Tuberculosis (TB) is a recognized hazard for healthcare … from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC).”
TAGS: McGill University Centre (RI-MUHC), tuberculosis, screening


Green Rush Daily
“Research has been done on the effects that cannabis has on epilepsy, but this is groundbreaking. What can this new clinical trial teach us?”
TAGS: cannabis, seizures


“Now 32 and a physician in the U.S., Martinek isn’t thinking about coming …. the provinces, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada …”
TAGS: MD, medicine abroad


Medical Xpress
“Researchers have identified new biological markers of cystic fibrosis (CF), … Healthcare, Research and Advocacy Officer at Cystic Fibrosis Canada.”
TAGS: Canadian Researchers, cystic fibrosis


MetroNews Canada
“Mudryk, now 27, was at the Sherlock Holmes Pub celebrating the centennial anniversary of the University of Alberta newspaper in 2010 when he …”
TAGS: stroke, young people


McGill Newsroom
“Health, social and judicial services for homeless people with mental illness cost society more than $55,000 per person per year, on average, …”
TAGS: homeless, Health


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Dr. Karim Khan named Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis (CNW Group/Canadian Institutes of Health Research) …”
TAGS: CIHR, Karim Khan, Scientific Director


The Globe and Mail
“One seasoned Canadian oncologist told us: “Connected health can save time … however, qualitative research shows that cardiologists in Canada may reject …”
TAGS: technology, healthcare


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“MONTREAL, July 31, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – IRICoR (Institute for Research in Immunology and … Dr. Godbout brings to IRICoR’s Board a deep expertise in the health sciences sector. … Finally, Dr. Godbout is an Officer at the Order of Canada.”
TAGS: IRICoR, Dr. Godbout


EurekAlert (press release
“”Sweat contains lots of information related to human health that researchers have not … “CF Canada invests heavily in research that aims to improve the lives of …”
TAGS: scientists discover biomarkers, CF, sweat, McMaster University