Health News Recap

Health News Recap

Lauren Vogel | CMAJ | April 21, 2017 Manitoba scientists say they have discovered the first new antibiotic in three decades, although it may take 5-10 years before the drug is available to the public. The new antibiotic, PEG-2S, inhibits a sodium pump that at least 20...
Physicians with disabilities often undervalued

Physicians with disabilities often undervalued

Physicians with disabilities often undervalued donalee Moulton | Halifax | April 20, 2017 Dr. Jessica Dunkley is currently completing her residency in dermatology at the University of British Columbia. Like most doctors-in-training in this country, she completed her...
New guidelines for evaluating health tech

New guidelines for evaluating health tech

New guidelines for evaluating health tech New guide for economic analysis of drugs and technology. donalee Moulton | Halifax | April 18, 2017 Researchers looking to consistently translate health data into an economic analysis that decision-makers can actually use will...
Health News Recap

Health News Recap

Roger Collier | CMAJ | April 13, 2017 The federal government released its long-awaited bill on legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. Highlights include: age limit of 18, possession limit of 30 grams, fines and jail time for selling to youth, adults can grow up...

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