Daily Media Digest June 8, 2020

Halifax researchers get cutting edge MRI to scan COVID patients’ brains

“… department of diagnostic radiology and scientific director of the biomedical translational imaging centre at the QEII and IWK Health Centre in Halifax, …”
TAGS: medical imaging, COVID-19, diagnostic imaging, innovative research

COVID-19 test results can now be accessed through email
Cape Breton Post
“The Nova Scotia Health Authority has also launched a toll-free number to support and assist Nova Scotians with questions about their results, including if …”
TAGS: COVID-19, public health

SFU and Providence Health Care collaborate on artificial intelligence project to quickly diagnose …
“For instance, Simon Fraser University researchers and Providence Health Care officials are making use of it in the fight against COVID-19. They’re …”
TAGS: COVID-19, public health, artificial intelligence

3D Facial Scans To Speed Diagnoses for Rare Genetic Diseases
Technology Networks
“… University of Colorado, University of Calgary, and University of California, … Institute in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary.”
TAGS: genetic diseases, rare disorders and diseases, medical imaging

U of S making student suicide prevention framework for Sask. campuses
Saskatoon StarPhoenix
“The University of Saskatchewan is hoping its work in student suicide prevention can help other campuses avoid tragedy. The provincial Ministry of …”
TAGS: mental health, support services, community health

Predicting the evolution of COVID-19 to help manage future outbreaks
UBC Faculty of Medicine
“… says Plotkin, a professor in the department of physics and astronomy and has held a Canada Research Chair in Theoretical Molecular Biophysics.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, public health