Daily Media Digest June 10, 2021

New Research Stresses Average Salt Intake Is Safe for Heart Health
“This research was carried out by scientists of the Population Health Research Institute (PHRI) of McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences, …”
TAGS: salt intake, heart health, nutritional health, McMaster University, Hamilton Health Sciences

New U of C research position 1st in Canada to focus on psychedelic drug therapy for mental health
“The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto describes ketamine as a fast-acting anesthetic and painkiller used primarily in veterinary …”
TAGS: mental health, innovative treatments, therapy, University of Calgary

Changing the way we do science
McGill Reporter
“On June 8, The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital) is launching the Clinical Biospecimen Imaging and Genetic (C-BIG) Repository, one …”
TAGS: neuroscience, biorepository, neurological disorders, mental health, The Neuro

New clinical trial at The Neuro offers hope to brain cancer patients with a recurrence of glioblastoma
McGill Reporter
“Previous research at The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital) showed that the presence of multiple types of cancer cells within each brain …”
TAGS: brain cancer, cancer, innovative treatment, glioblastoma, The Neuro

Knee and hip replacement more than just ‘lifestyle’ surgeries
The Globe and Mail
“… hip replacement keep physically active, says Dr. Vickas Khanna, an orthopedic surgeon and assistant professor at McMaster University in Hamilton.”
TAGS: knee replacement, hip replacement, surgery, McMaster University

Nursing PhD, master’s grad speak to Parliament about cancer, COVID
UM Today
“Horrill was one of 24 researchers who presented to Research Canada’s Parliamentary Health Research Caucus (PHRC) as part of an online event …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, advocacy, health research, University of Manitoba

Montreal Heart Institute implants new biological prosthesis, a first in Canada
CTV Montreal
“A team at the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) recently became the first in … Mending hearts…”
TAGS: prosthesis, heart health, innovative research