Daily Media Digest December 14, 2023

New Resource launched designed to increase the capacity of mental health professionals and service providers
HRI Portal
“The Canada FASD Research Network has launched a new resource to help mental health professionals and service providers provide appropriate and tailored support to individuals with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) who …”
KEYWORDS: mental health, Canada FASD Research Network

Pain management strategies among North American adults: Study
Western News – Western University
“… health care than in Canada. Our research shows that using alcohol to treat pain is somewhat common, unfortunately. Previous research has shown …”
KEYWORDS: pain management, mental health and addiction, Western University

SickKids launches fourth phase of Choosing Wisely recommendations
Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)
“Choosing Wisely recommendations address overuse of medically unnecessary tests and treatments received by patients at the hospital …”
KEYWORDS: pediatric health, health care, Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)

Study reveals a way to predict complications post liver transplant
University Health Network
“… receive a liver transplant. This recurrent fibrosis, also called graft fibrosis, is a significant factor impacting long term patient survival following transplant.”
KEYWORDS: artificial intelligence, liver disease, transplant, University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute (TGHRI)

Breakthrough X-ray technology goes from concept to medical standard
University of Waterloo
“Based on new radiographic imaging technology pioneered at Waterloo, Karim created a portable, dual-energy X-ray screen that can be fitted to traditional X-ray machines, allowing them to …”
KEYWORDS: medtech, radiology, University of Waterloo