Daily Media Digest July 21, 2022

RI-MUHC study shows association of low muscle mass with cognitive decline
McGill University Health Centre
“A new publication in JAMA Network Open describes faster decline in cognitive executive function in older adults with low muscle mass …”
TAGS: dementia, low muscle mass, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC)

Developing better quality images for earlier detection and diagnosis of breast cancer

TMU News
“A new study tests the efficiency of next-generation x-ray detectors for breast cancer imaging …”
TAGS: cancer, Canadian Foundation for Innovation, Toronto Metropolitan University

Researchers say extreme heat is making mental health crises more common

CTV News
“Health-care researchers are warning about the effects of high temperatures on mental health, amid a string of heat waves in Europe, the United Kingdom and North America.”
TAGS: mental health, anxiety disorders, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

VCH contributes to Iris, Canada’s first AI-based co-pilot for diagnostic imaging
Vancouver Coastal Health
“VCH and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (VCHRI) are joining GE Healthcare, Konica Minolta, the University of British Columbia and BC …”
TAGS: machine learning, medical imaging, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, GE Healthcare

MBA Graduate Makes Strides in Helping Those with Osteoarthritis

DeGroote School of Business
“Currently in the seed round of financing, Rosato is busy finding investors and pitching to community. He says this latest recognition from the Arthritis Society’s first-ever Arthritis Ideator Awards is meaningful.”
TAGS: cerebral palsy, osteoarthritis, Arthritis Society, McMaster University

Funding supports medical innovation

“Thunder Bay’s regional hospital received over $1.9 million to support its cyclotron and other research, while RegenMed received $400k to develop a …”
TAGS: diabetes, DermGen, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre