University of Ottawa

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Name: University of Ottawa
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

You can help raise the level of public debate

If you think your research is worthy of attention, are you doing all you can to make sure it has the best opportunity to make a difference?by Shari GraydonLast year, Walrus magazine editor, John Macfarlane, persuasively argued that the “widespread public ... [Published University Affairs - 1 hour ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Music is universal, but can it make people happy?

OTTAWA,July 22, 2014  —  Do you listen to Katy Perry because you really like her music or because it’s the trendy thing to do? Chances are you will experience greater happiness if you’re not just trying to fit in. We all know that listening to music is ... [Published University of Ottawa Gazette - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Bringing ground-breaking innovations to the bedside

The MitraClip deviceWhen Health Canada officially approved the revolutionary, catheter-based, MitraClip therapy last April, interventional cardiologists and surgeons at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute knew they had been pioneering an innovative ... [Published Hospital News - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Madely's Morning Minute - July 21

Mark's Top 5 5. TD Place gets a workoutIt didn't have the dramatic finish of Friday night's first REDBLACKS home game, but the Ottawa Fury did set a league record for attendance with almost 15,000 people at TD Place yesterday. The Fury lost 1-nil to ... [Published 580 CFRA - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Heart Disease: First Canadian Survey Shows Women Unaware of Symptoms and Risk Factors

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 21, 2014) - A new survey, ordered by the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, shows that a majority of Canadian women lack knowledge of heart disease symptoms and risk factors, and that a significant proportion ... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Personal Best: A favourite Canadian topic

I s there a subject dearer to the hearts of Canadians than the weather? Ask anyone to name the capitals of the provinces and most can’t do it but ask what the weather forecast is and nine out of 10 will tell you to the finest detail. Even be glad to argue ... [Published Vernon Morning Star - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Is Social Media Making You Depressed?

A new study shows that Facebook and other Social Media channels can cause depressionIs social media making us unsocial? New research says excessive use of social networking sites may be impacting people’s well-being.Gary Goldfield, a clinical scientist ... [Published BC Living - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Provincial recognition for Havelock farmers

A Havelock farm family has been named one of the Top 10 Ontario Farm Families.On Thursday, the Dafoe Family of Dalock Farms received the Peterborough County 2014 BMO Ontario Farm Family title.In the spring, The Peterborough County Plowmen's Association ... [Published Peterborough Examiner - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Former Mayor Recognized

Many dignitaries, including the Haitian ambassador, will be in Mattawa on Monday to unveil a special photo exhibit at the municipal office in honour of Dr. Saint Firmin Monestime.Fifty years ago he made history becoming Canada’s first elected black m ... [Published Bay Today - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

Fighting tuberculosis in Canada’s North with community-based approach

"The Government of Canada is committed to helping reduce the rate of tuberculosis in Canada and supports the development of effective public health interventions and re. The innovative and strategic work of the Ottawa Hospital Re Institute and Dr. Alvarez ... [Published Noodls - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

A Panda park for Ottawa?

The city of Ottawa’s Commemorative Naming Committee is seeking public input on a proposal submitted by Coun. Steve Desroches to name a new park at 105 Southam Way, Panda Park.The name plays tribute to the annual Panda Game played between Carleton University ... [Published Metro Canada - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 2 reports

U of O players threaten to sue after president scraps hockey season amid sex assault claims

With allegations of sexual assault still hanging over his school’s men’s hockey team, University of Ottawa president Allan Rock delivered a rare, sweeping sanction on Wednesday, extending the program’s suspension a full year and firing the team’s head ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 26 2014]

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...up to 70 per cent of breast cancers," explains Professor Geoff Lindeman from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research in Melbourne. "We have shown that breast tumours that have high levels of Bcl-2 respond well to treatment with ABT-737 when used in combination with a conventional chemotherapy drug."
"The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has made significant investments in expanding the availability of (treatment) of STEMI patients.... The ministry is currently working with the Cardiac Care Network and key stakeholders to make further improvements" he wrote
"These results are counter to claims from industry representatives that the tax was devastating agricultural producers, which no doubt contributed to agriculture carbon tax exemptions being implemented in BC. "
"We aim to promote international dialogue and cooperation and stimulate discussion on advances in microbiology research and the outlook for the field in the 21st century. These congresses bring together the largest and most well-rounded group of microbiology researchers" said national organizing committee chair Pierre Talbot from INRS–Institut Armand-Frappier

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Pro-Palestinian protesters criticize Canada’s s... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 22 2014]
Bringing ground-breaking innovations to the bed... [Published Hospital News - Jul 22 2014]
Agricultural trade unaffected by carbon tax [Published Noodls - Jul 22 2014]
Music is universal, but can it make people happy? [Published University of Ottawa Gazette - Jul 22 2014]
The art of negotiation: Dynamic pair compete at... [Published Dentons - Jul 22 2014]
Vietnam in the Shadow of China [Published Asia Sentinel - Jul 22 2014]
Supreme Court to Personal Data Plunderers: Get ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 22 2014]
Canadian writer, director Michael Stasko’s late... [Published Nature Canada - Jul 22 2014]
Montreal hosts International Union of Microbiol... [Published EurekAlert! - Jul 21 2014]
Do Canadian women know enough about heart disea... [Published Global News Canada - Jul 21 2014]
Equitable names Cole VP commercial lending, Tra... [Published Stockwatch - Jul 21 2014]
Equitable Bank to Complete the Succession Plann... [Published Canada NewsWire - Jul 21 2014]
‘A desire to be somebody’: Mike Duffy’s rise fr... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 21 2014]
Another advancement in imaging from INRS profes... [Published EurekAlert! - Jul 21 2014]
Flying the nest with some help from SOAR [Published Noodls - Jul 21 2014]
Ignore the naysayers – a nuclear deal with Iran... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 21 2014]
Heart Disease: First Canadian Survey Shows Wome... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jul 21 2014]
Varsity Blues add key figures to their rosters ... [Published The Varsity Online - Jul 21 2014]
Madely's Morning Minute - July 21 [Published 580 CFRA - Jul 21 2014]
Heart disease: First Canadian survey shows wome... [Published EurekAlert! - Jul 21 2014]
You Can Make This Terminally Ill Boy's Wish Com... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 20 2014]
Monkey Cage: What do citizens of Ukraine actual... [Published Washington Post - Jul 20 2014]
Personal Best: A favourite Canadian topic [Published Vernon Morning Star - Jul 20 2014]
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Vanedge Capital leads $3.5 mln funding in Priva... [Published PE Hub Blog - 13 hours ago]
Vanedge Capital has led a $3.5 million funding round in Privacy Analytics Inc. , which provides data anonymization services. Vanedge joins BDC IT Venture Fund and the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research as primary investors in Privacy Analytics. ...
‘A desire to be somebody’: Mike Duffy’s rise fr... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 21 2014]
Once, before the Senate and the scandals and the infamy, Mike Duffy was the most recognizable broadcaster in Canada, beloved by millions who relied on his insider accounts to interpret the machinations of political Ottawa. That seems a long time ago ...
Heart Disease: First Canadian Survey Shows Wome... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jul 21 2014]
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 21, 2014) - A new survey, ordered by the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, shows that a majority of Canadian women lack knowledge of heart disease symptoms and risk factors, and that a significant proportion ...
Peladeau still controlling Quebecor despite ple... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 14 2014]
Quebecor Inc., pledging to become Canada’s fourth national wireless carrier, remains under the control of prospective separatist leader Pierre Karl Peladeau four months after he vowed to place his shares in a blind trust. Peladeau, who controls 72 percent ...
Number of food commercials aimed at kids is inc... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 08 2014]
From Tony the Tiger to Scooby Doo, popular kids characters are playing a starring role in an unexpected story: a growing number of ads peddling often-unhealthy food to young Canadians, new research suggests. Seven years ago, nearly 20 top food manufacturers ...
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